ExxonMobil’s chief executive is being considered for a role in the President-elects government.
According to the Wall Street Journal, Rex Tillerson is set to meet with Donald Trump this week.
Trump is reported to be widening the circle of candidates he has for the role of Secretary of State.
Vice President-elect Mike Pence has already said the list of candidates could “grow a little bit”.
A final decision is expected by the end of the week.
Another well-publicised possibility for the role is former presidential candidate Mitt Romney.