Brent crude oil  1970-2016 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

Brent crude oil decreased 0.02 USD/BBL or 0.04% to 49.62 on Friday August 26 from 49.64 in the previous trading session. Brent crude oil changed -2.48% during the last week, +14.15% during the last month and +4.33% during the last year. Historically, Brent crude oil reached an all time high of 145.61 in July of 2008 and a record low of 2.23 in May of 1970.

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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
49.62 49.64 145.61 2.23 1970 - 2016 USD/BBL Daily
MAR 16
The ICE Brent Crude futures contract is a deliverable contract based on EFP delivery with an option to cash settle. Brent Crude is sourced from the North Sea. The name 'Brent' comes from the naming policy of Shell Oil , which originally named all of its fields after birds (in this case the Brent Goose). Oil production from Europe, Africa and the Middle East flowing West tends to be priced relative to this oil, i.e. it forms a benchmark. However, large parts of Europe now receive their oil from the former Soviet Union especially through Russia. This page provides - Brent crude oil - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Brent crude oil - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2016.


Energy Actual Change Daily Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Crude oil 47.29 0.05 -0.11 % -2.5 % 12.8 % 11.1 % Aug/26
Brent crude oil 49.62 0.02 -0.04 % -2.5 % 14.2 % 4.3 % Aug/26
Natural gas 2.86 0.01 0.46 % 10.5 % 6.9 % 8.2 % Aug/26
Gasoline 1.50 0.01 -0.33 % -0.6 % 13.8 % 3.2 % Aug/26
Heating oil 1.51 0.00 -0.13 % -0.7 % 16.5 % 0.9 % Aug/26
Ethanol 1.44 0.03 2.28 % -2.4 % 0.0 % 1.1 % Aug/26

Metals Actual Change Daily Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Gold 1,320.73 1.23 -0.09 % -1.6 % -1.4 % 17.7 % Aug/26
Silver 18.62 0.08 0.43 % -3.6 % -8.6 % 29.0 % Aug/26
Platinum 1,073.80 1.21 0.11 % -3.6 % -5.5 % 7.3 % Aug/26
Palladium 689.12 4.12 0.60 % -3.2 % -1.8 % 22.5 % Aug/26

Agricultural Actual Change Daily Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Cotton 67.99 0.05 -0.07 % -0.1 % -7.6 % 7.3 % Aug/26
Corn 316.25 7.25 -2.24 % -8.0 % -7.8 % -15.7 % Aug/26
Soybeans 989.75 3.75 -0.38 % -1.5 % 0.4 % 12.6 % Aug/26
Wheat 382.00 19.50 -4.86 % -14.1 % -7.9 % -22.0 % Aug/26
Rice 9.79 0.30 -2.93 % -5.1 % -0.4 % -15.6 % Aug/26
Canola 458.30 1.30 -0.28 % -2.3 % 1.0 % -4.6 % Aug/26
Rubber 152.60 3.10 2.07 % -2.8 % -2.5 % -16.9 % Aug/26
Cocoa 3,053.76 36.76 1.22 % -1.5 % 6.9 % -1.8 % Aug/25
Orange Juice 185.80 0.55 0.30 % 3.1 % 3.3 % 43.0 % Aug/26
Coffee 142.08 1.02 -0.71 % 0.3 % 0.6 % 14.1 % Aug/25
Lumber 329.70 5.70 -1.70 % 2.3 % 0.4 % 39.4 % Aug/26
Oat 169.00 1.00 0.60 % -8.4 % -14.1 % -23.9 % Aug/26
Wool 1,309.00 0.00 0.00 % 0.9 % -0.8 % 7.1 % Aug/25
Sugar 20.37 0.15 0.74 % 3.0 % 6.7 % 84.2 % Aug/25

Livestock Actual Change Daily Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Feeder Cattle 136.10 5.55 -3.92 % -3.6 % -4.3 % -30.9 % Aug/26
Live Cattle 112.47 0.25 -0.22 % 2.0 % -0.5 % -21.8 % Aug/26
Lean Hogs 61.30 2.60 4.43 % -1.0 % 0.4 % -8.6 % Aug/26
Beef 9.61 0.03 -0.31 % -0.4 % 2.5 % 1.7 % Aug/25

Industrial Actual Change Daily Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Copper 2.08 0.00 -0.05 % -4.7 % -5.0 % -10.9 % Aug/26
Iron Ore 61.10 0.40 -0.65 % 0.2 % 5.3 % 14.6 % Aug/25
Lead 1,852.00 8.75 0.47 % -1.0 % 3.6 % 10.9 % Aug/25
Molybdenum 16,250.00 0.00 0.00 % 3.2 % 10.2 % 27.5 % Aug/25
Nickel 9,791.75 148.75 -1.50 % -5.0 % -5.1 % -2.4 % Aug/25
Aluminum 1,631.25 2.00 -0.12 % -2.1 % 2.5 % 4.6 % Aug/25
Tin 18,725.00 134.00 -0.71 % 1.0 % 5.8 % 34.8 % Aug/25
Zinc 2,296.50 14.75 0.65 % 0.5 % 5.6 % 31.1 % Aug/25
Coal 67.45 0.45 0.67 % -0.2 % 10.2 % 15.5 % Aug/25
Cobalt 26,000.00 0.00 0.00 % -1.9 % 2.0 % -6.3 % Aug/25
Steel 312.50 0.00 0.00 % 0.0 % 0.0 % 123.2 % Aug/25

Index Actual Change Daily Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Baltic Dry 718.00 12.00 1.70 % 5.1 % 5.7 % -20.7 % Aug/25
CRB Index 187.16 0.50 0.27 % -1.3 % 3.7 % -2.4 % Aug/25
GSCI Index 2,288.69 10.30 0.45 % -2.0 % 6.1 % -11.3 % Aug/25
LME Index 2,358.10 2.00 -0.08 % -2.3 % -0.8 % 0.2 % Aug/25