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 Up, Erasing Early Loss; US Rig Count Down 5th Week
Friday, October 02, 2015 Crude prices erase early losses to rise by 1% or more after a report showing the fifth weekly decline in the US oil rig count renewed the debate over falling production in the world's top oil consumer.

Oil Down As US Storm Worries Fade, Snuffing Early Rally
Thursday, October 01, 2015 Oil prices fall more than 1% as the government's storm monitor alters forecasts for the path of the latest US hurricane.

Oil Mixed On US Crude Build, Syria; Down 24% On Quarter
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 Oil prices end mixed in volatile trade, with global benchmark Brent up on worries about Russian airstrikes in Syria and US crude down after data showing a surge in domestic inventories.

Oil Jumps 2% Ahead Of US Storage Data
Tuesday, September 29, 2015 Oil settles up almost 2% as some traders expect US crude inventories to have dropped in the latest week even as others bet on a stockpile build.

PetroNeft Sees No Sign of Oil Price Improvement, Vows to Grow Production
Tuesday, September 29, 2015 PetroNeft's Chairman, David Golder, believes "there is little sign of improvement in oil prices in the near term" and states that PetroNeft is focused on growing production in the future.

Oil Down Nearly 3% On Wall Street, China; Cushing Draw Limits Loss
Monday, September 28, 2015 Oil prices fall nearly 3%, pressured by tumbling equities on Wall Street and weak Chinese economic data.

Kuwait: No Need for OPEC, Non-OPEC Producers Summit
Monday, September 28, 2015 A summit of OPEC and non-OPEC, as suggested by Venezuela, would be pointless as independent producers are not committed to cutting output, according to Kuwait's oil minister.

Oil Up After Wall Street Rally, Drop In US Rigs
Friday, September 25, 2015 Oil prices rise for the second straight day, supported by a rally on Wall Street and a lower US rig count.

YPF Said to Plan 2016 Spending Cut as $77 Crude Disappears
Thursday, September 24, 2015 Argentina's YPF says it will cut spending up to 20 percent next year if a new administration lowers the domestic oil price.

Oil Rises as Dollar Drop Bolsters Commodity Appeal as Investment
Thursday, September 24, 2015 Oil climbs from its lowest level in more than a week as the dollar drops, bolstering demand for commodities as an investment.