Commodity Prices: Light Crude Oil

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.

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Oil Flat As US Rig Count Rise Cools Gains, Gasoline Jumps
Thursday, July 02, 2015 Crude oil prices end little changed as the first weekly gain in the US rig count this year pared earlier gains.

WTI-Brent Spread Hits 3-Wk High After Surprise US Oil Stock Build
Wednesday, July 01, 2015 US crude oil futures' discount to Brent, one of the biggest plays in oil, widened to more than $5 a barrel for the first time in 3 weeks.

Oil Bounces Off 3-Week Lows As Greek Debt Default Looms
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 Oil prices end higher as it rebounds from 3-week lows with US refined fuel trading leading the rally on bets for strong summer demand.

Oil Hits 3-Week Lows As Greek Crisis Worsens; Eyes On Iran
Monday, June 29, 2015 Crude futures hit 3-week lows as Greece shut its banks and imposes capital controls, causing widespread risk aversion.

Oil Near Flat, Brent Up Modestly After Two-Day Drop
Friday, June 26, 2015 Crude futures ended little changed after signs Greece might have a deal by the weekend to avoid a debt default.

Crude Down Again On Oil Products Weakness; Greece, Iran eyed
Thursday, June 25, 2015 Crude oil falls for a second straight day, weighed by weaker US refined fuels markets and potential negative impact from Greece's debt crisis on European energy demand.

Oil Slides After Big US Gasoline Build Offsets Crude Draw
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 Crude oil futures settle down more than 1% after a government report showing an eighth straight weekly drop in US crude stockpiles was offset by a large build in refined products.

Crude Up About 2% As US Oil Products Jump; Eyes On Iran
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 Crude futures rally around 2%, latching onto a rebound in oil products ahead of US inventory data expected to show strong demand for gasoline.

Oil Up As US Crude Contract Expires; Eyes On Gasoline, Greece
Monday, June 22, 2015 Oil reverses losses to end slightly higher as short-covering ahead of the expiry of the front-month contract in US crude lifted a burdened market.

Oil Down 2% On Greek Worries, Weaker Products Markets
Friday, June 19, 2015 Crude oil falls about 2%, the first decline after three days of gains, as worries over the Greek fiscal crisis, weaker oil products prices and pre-weekend profit taking undercut the market.