Commodity Prices

The following graphs present commodity future prices over the periods of the last week, last three months and last year. All changes are measured in US Dollars and reflect daily closing prices for the forward month futures.

Light Crude Oil

    Last 6 Days     Last 3 Months     Last 12 Months

Brent Crude Oil

    Last 6 Days     Last 3 Months     Last 12 Months

Natural Gas

    Last 6 Days     Last 3 Months     Last 12 Months


Commodity News

Energy Tsar: Russia Targets One Third Increase In Oil Output In 20 Years
Friday, September 04, 2015 Russia could increase its oil output by a third to over 14 million barrels per day in the next two decades.

Oil Falls With Wall St; Drop In US Drilling Rigs Ignored
Friday, September 04, 2015 Crude futures fall about 2% as traders pay little heed to a drop in the number of US rigs drilling for oil and focus instead on a supply glut and declining stock prices on Wall Street.

Oil Industry Slashes Lobbying Spending Amid Downtown
Friday, September 04, 2015 With oil prices plummeting, drillers have a lot less money to sink into lobbying.

Statistics Norway Expects Oil Prices to Hit $60 Per Barrel in 2018
Thursday, September 03, 2015 Statistics Norway expects oil prices to "remain low going forward", before increasing to around $60 per barrel in 2018.

Oil Up Modestly On Volatile Wall Street; Awaits Jobs, Rig Data
Thursday, September 03, 2015 Oil prices inch higher in see-saw trade, tracking gains in Wall Street equities for a second straight day.

No Deal On Oil Output After Russia's Putin Meets Venezuela's Maduro
Thursday, September 03, 2015 Russia and Venezuela need to combine efforts to lift oil prices, President Vladimir Putin told his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro.

Oil Turns Higher As Wall Street Rally Offsets Inventory Rise
Wednesday, September 02, 2015 Oil prices end nearly 2% higher in volatile trade as rallying equities on Wall Street pull crude up from lows.

Russia Says Oil Output Could Decline if Prices Stay Low
Tuesday, September 01, 2015 Russia will not deliberately cut oil production to prop up prices but its output may decline if prices remain low, according to Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich.

Oil Tumbles 8% As Weak China Data Revives Growth Fears
Tuesday, September 01, 2015 Oil prices tumbled 8% in volatile trading that sent Brent futures back below $50 a barrel.

Russia's Rosneft Says Can Weather Oil at $40 per Barrel
Tuesday, September 01, 2015 Rosneft is resilient and expects no big changes to planning even with the price of oil languishing at $40 per barrel, according to a company official.