A US official tells Reuters that there will be discussion on possible military exercises that would prepare for a worst-case scenario to destroy Iran's nuclear facilities should diplomacy fail. In order to prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons.

Speculations such as this should provide a tailwind for oil, at the margin.

Let me see if I can dig up a link to this for more. Here we go:

  • The U.S.-Israeli preparations, which have not been previously reported, underscore Western concern about difficult nuclear talks with Iran