From the Document: "In general, the price of crude oil affects the price of petroleum products (e.g., gasoline, jet fuel) for U.S. consumers, including the Department of Defense (DOD). This In Focus discusses the impacts the price of crude oil has on fuel procurement for DOD. It also illustrates some recent geopolitical events that may have an impact on price and how DOD budgets to accommodate oil price volatility."
CRS In Focus, IF11202
Congressional Research Service: https://crsreports.congress.gov/