WTI Oil Price

WTI Oil Price Per Barrel - Oil Prices Today

WTI Oil Prices

Welcome to browse the page of WTI Crude Oil Price which shows the current WTI crude oil price and its fluctuation width, previous close price and open price, etc. It also shows the WTI crude price history charts. 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

WTI Crude Oil Price
$49.73-0.07 (-0.14%)
Prev. Close: $49.80 Open: $49.93
Day's Range: $49.51 - $50.04
Price Updated: May 29,2017 13:10 UTC

WTI Oil Price Chart

WTI Oil Price Per Barrel 3 Months History

WTI Oil Prices In US Dollar

WTI Oil US Dollar US Dollar WTI Oil
1 Barrel49.73 USD1 USD0.02011 Barrel
2 Barrel99.46 USD2 USD0.04022 Barrel
5 Barrel248.65 USD5 USD0.10054 Barrel
10 Barrel497.3 USD10 USD0.20109 Barrel
20 Barrel994.6 USD20 USD0.40217 Barrel
25 Barrel1243.25 USD25 USD0.50271 Barrel
50 Barrel2486.5 USD50 USD1.00543 Barrel
100 Barrel4973 USD100 USD2.01086 Barrel
1000 Barrel49730 USD1000 USD20.10859 Barrel

Crude Oil Price

WTI Crude Oil:

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 sulphur. 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.

What Factors Determine Oil Prices?

Crude oil as a commodity, its futures are the world's most actively traded commodity. There are large numbers of factors influencing the crude oil prices and the prices of WTI crude oil futures, such as global macroeconomic conditions, political, war, market speculation, production costs, supply and demand, the value of U.S. Dollar and so on. Such as the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait in 1990, average monthly prices of oil rose from $17 per barrel in July to $36 per barrel in October.

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