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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Commodity News

Oil Down 2% Ahead Of Long US Memorial Day Weekend
Friday, May 22, 2015 Oil falls about 2% as a rallying dollar and profit-taking ahead of a long US holiday weekend cut short a two-day run-up in crude prices.

Oil Gains Over 2% On Inventory Draws, Iraq Fighting
Thursday, May 21, 2015 Oil prices jump more than 2%, giving Brent its biggest rally in more than a week.

Oil Rises On US Crude Drawdown But Oversupply Still Weighs
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 Oil prices rebound, with US crude snapping a five-day decline.

Oil Down Over 3% On Dollar Rally, Ample Supply Worry
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 Oil prices fall more than 3%, with US crude extending losses for a fifth straight day.

Oil Down As Firmer Dollar, Ample Supplies Offset Mideast Turmoil
Monday, May 18, 2015 Oil slips as a rallying dollar and concerns of growing oversupply weighs on the market after Saudi Arabia reported its highest crude exports in nearly a decade.

Brent Up, US Crude Down As Oil Rally Comes Into Question
Friday, May 15, 2015 Brent rebounds from early weakness while US crude holds to losses as traders and investors debate whether oil's rally over the past month and a half should continue.

Oil Down On Ample Supply As June Brent Expires
Thursday, May 14, 2015 Oil futures pull back as ample global supply weighs on prices while Brent's front-month June contract heads to expiration.

Oil Falls as Refiners Reduce Crude Runs by Most in Four Months
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 Crude oil fell as U.S. refineries reduced their crude use by the most in almost four months.

Oil Up About 3%; Volatility Threatens
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 Oil rises as much as 3 percent as a weak dollar lifts commodities denominated in the currency and OPEC raises slightly its forecast for world oil demand growth.

Oil Slips Lower Amid Debate on U.S. Shale Oil Recovery
Monday, May 11, 2015 Oil edges lower on signs that a multi-week rally was encouraging a rejuvenation in already bloated U.S. shale supplies, even as the government expected less output in June from the fastest-growing fields.