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 Crude Oil Price Per Barrel
WTI Crude Oil Price
71.82 US Dollar -0.55 (-0.76%)
Prev. Close: $72.37
Day's Range: $71.03 - $72.5
Prices Updated: Sep 19, 2021 at 16:12 NY Time
WTI Oil Price Chart
WTI Oil Prices In US Dollar
|WTI Oil||US Dollar||US Dollar||WTI Oil|
|1 Barrel||71.82 USD||1 USD||0.01392 Barrel|
|2 Barrel||143.64 USD||2 USD||0.02785 Barrel|
|5 Barrel||359.1 USD||5 USD||0.06962 Barrel|
|10 Barrel||718.2 USD||10 USD||0.13924 Barrel|
|20 Barrel||1436.4 USD||20 USD||0.27847 Barrel|
|25 Barrel||1795.5 USD||25 USD||0.34809 Barrel|
|50 Barrel||3591 USD||50 USD||0.69618 Barrel|
|100 Barrel||7182 USD||100 USD||1.39237 Barrel|
|1000 Barrel||71820 USD||1000 USD||13.9237 Barrel|
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.