WTI Oil Price Futures
Welcome to browse the page of WTI Crude Oil Price Futures which shows the current WTI crude oil price and WTI crude oil price history charts. It also shows the WTI crude price futures in the past months. WTI Crude Oil Price is a grade of crude oil served as a benchmark in oil pricing, therefore, it is essential to take attention to the prices of WTI crude oil.
WTI Oil Price Per Barrel
Day's Range: $48.92 - $49.55
WTI Oil Price Futures
WTI Crude Price Futures
West Texas Intermediate (WTI), also known as Texas light sweet, represents local fundamentals for crude oil in the U.S. and sent via pipeline to Cushing, Oklahoma. It is described as light and sweet crude oil because of its relatively low density and low sulfur content. It is a grade of crude oil used as a benchmark in oil pricing and a underlying commodity of New York Mercantile Exchange's oil futures contracts. WTI is a light crude oil with an API gravity of around 39.6 and specific gravity of about 0.827. It also is a sweet crude oil which contains approximately 0.24% of sulfur. WTI crude oil is lighter and sweeter than Brent blend. It is suitable for refining of gasoline and other high-demand products. Due to its high quality fuel and produced within the country, WTI is refined mostly in the Midwest and Gulf Coast regions in the United States.
WTI Crude Futures:
WTI crude futures and options are the world's most actively traded energy product. It began futures trading on the NYMEX in 1983 with symbol CL. WTI crude futures are also traded on the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) with symbol T and priced in dollars and cents per barrel. One contract equals 1,000 barrels (159 m3). Each tick lost or gained equals $10.
ICE Futures trading hours:
NEW YORK: 8:00 PM - 6:00 PM (next day)
LONDON: 1:00 AM - 11:00 PM
SINGAPORE: 8:00 AM - 6:00 AM (next day)
NYMEX Brent Crude Futures trading time: (All Times are New York Time/ET)
CME Globex: Sunday – Friday 6:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. (5:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Chicago Time/CT) with a 45-minute break each day beginning at 5:15 p.m. (4:15 p.m. CT)
CME ClearPort: Sunday – Friday 6:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. (5:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Chicago Time/CT) with a 45-minute break each day beginning at 5:15 p.m. (4:15 p.m. CT)
Open Outcry: Monday – Friday 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM (8:00 AM to 1:30 PM CT)