Saudi Arabia’s veiled threat to weaponize its oil exports for the first time in a generation may prove to be a windfall for US oil producers, but could also undermine President Donald Trump’s policy goal of US “energy dominance,” despite claims from administration officials otherwise. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Over the weekend, Trump promised “severe punishment” if the Saudis were responsible for the disappearance and alleged murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, which drew a threat of “greater action” from the Saudis. Related story: Any US sanctions against Saudis likely to target individuals, not oil The threat could place geopolitical risk on Saudi barrels for the first time since the early 1970s, according to John Auers, executive vice president at refinery consultants Turner, Mason & Co. “They’ll be seen as an unreliable supplier,” Auers said, a list that currently includes […]