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 Rises In Late Trade, Still Down On The Week As Glut Weighs
Friday, March 24, 2017 Oil rose modestly in a spate of late-day activity, but fell on the week as concerns persisted over an excess of crude.

Oil Slips, Inventories Curb Recovery From Four-Month Lows
Thursday, March 23, 2017 Oil prices dipped, struggling to recover from four-month lows.

Oil Falls on Yet Another US Crude Build
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 Both the US and global benchmarks slipped over 80 cents off newsflow that US crude inventories had risen by 5 million barrels for the week ending March 17.

US Oil Hits Nov. Low As Fresh Glut Fears Overshadow OPEC Cut Talk
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 Oil prices fall, with US crude dropping to its lowest since November.

Oil Drops as US Drilling Growth Threatens to Counter OPEC Cuts
Monday, March 20, 2017 Oil fell as a Libyan port is set to resume shipments and the US drilling revival undermines the potential for OPEC output curbs to rebalance the market.

Kemp: OPEC Cuts Make Global Crude Supply Lighter And Sweeter
Friday, March 17, 2017 OPEC's production cuts have changed the quality of the global oil supply, shaking up the relationship between important crude benchmarks.

Oil Prices Steady But Outlook More Bearish
Friday, March 17, 2017 Oil prices were largely steady, finishing the week with modest gains.

Oil Slips Despite Weak Dollar As US Stockpiles Remain High
Thursday, March 16, 2017 Oil prices slipped, as support from a weaker dollar was offset by US crude inventories near record high levels.

Crude Rallies on Unexpected Drop in US Inventories
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 After losing over 5% in the last week, oil prices regained some lost ground after the EIA reported an unexpected decrease to US crude inventories.

Kemp: Brent Spreads Become Battleground Amid Doubts Over Oil Rebalancing
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 Global oil markets are gradually rebalancing, but progress has been slower and more uneven than the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and bullish hedge funds expected.