Commodity Prices: Brent 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 Down After 2015 High; Saudis' Yemen Action And Dollar Weigh
Monday, May 04, 2015 Brent oil hit a 2015 high before settling down with US crude as Saudi Arabia's plan to halt bombing in Yemen eased tensions over the security of oil Middle East supplies.

Oil Off 2015 Highs On Iraq Export Record, Strong Dollar
Friday, May 01, 2015 Oil prices ease off 2015 highs after Iraq says its crude oil exports hit a record in April, and on pressure from a stronger dollar.

Oil Has Best Monthly Gain In 6 Years But Rally May Hit 'Speed Bumps'
Thursday, April 30, 2015 Oil rounds out its best monthly gain in six years, with the two global benchmarks for crude rising between 20 and 25% in April, helped by a weaker dollar and bets that a supply glut would ease.

Oil Hits 2015 Highs After First US Hub Stock Draw In 5 Months
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 Oil prices hit the highest this year after the first crude stock draw in five months at the US Cushing, Oklahoma hub suggests an oil glut may be starting to ease.

Oil Under Pressure As High Supply Offsets Mideast Tensions, Dollar
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 Oil prices remain under pressure as worries about record high US crude stockpiles offset security scares in the Middle East and support from a weak dollar.

Oil Slips As Ample Supply Counters Yemen, Drilling Slump
Monday, April 27, 2015 Crude settles lower as ample global supply blunts support from the conflict in Yemen and the falling number of US rigs drilling for oil.

Brent At 4-1/2 Month High; US Crude Up For Sixth Week
Friday, April 24, 2015 Oil prices diverge, with Brent hitting 4-1/2-month highs on continued fighting in Yemen.

Oil Hits 2015 High On Yemen Worry; US Gasoline At Nov Peaks
Thursday, April 23, 2015 Crude oil prices settle up 3%, hitting 2015 highs, while US gasoline reaches 5-month peaks.

Brent Up On More Yemen Bombing; US Crude Dips After Stock Build
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 Oil prices diverged; Brent closed up on renewed fighting in Yemen while US crude fell after another weekly rise in inventories despite slower production.

Oil Down As Saudis End Yemen Bombing; Traders Eye Crude Build
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 Oil prices fall after Saudi Arabia announces the end of its military campaign in Yemen.