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

Brent increased 0.06 USD/BBL or 0.11% to 53.10 on Thursday December 8 from 53.09 in the previous trading session. 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.

Brent crude oil is expected to trade at 45.60 USD/BBL by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate it to trade at 44.20 in 12 months time.
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Energy Actual Change Daily Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Crude Oil 49.94 0.04 0.08% 1.01% 11.02% 34.71% Dec/08
Brent 53.11 0.08 0.15% 2.46% 15.37% 30.95% Dec/08
Natural gas 3.59 0.04 -1.21% 2.32% 33.32% 73.93% Dec/08
Gasoline 1.51 0.04 -2.59% 0.98% 9.94% 25.07% Dec/08
Heating oil 1.62 0.00 0.03% 2.53% 12.24% 28.35% Dec/08
Ethanol 1.65 0.04 -2.37% -0.18% 5.98% 12.35% Dec/07

Metals Actual Change Daily Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Gold 1,175.40 1.05 0.09% 0.19% -7.86% 9.34% Dec/08
Silver 17.17 0.44 2.65% 3.98% -6.57% 21.17% Dec/08
Palladium 747.00 11.77 -1.56% -2.80% 13.67% 33.96% Dec/06
Platinum 943.33 14.64 1.60% 1.28% -7.01% 8.72% Dec/06

Agricultural Actual Change Daily Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Corn 350.75 0.50 0.14% 0.50% -0.99% -6.09% Dec/07
Soybeans 1,049.00 1.50 0.14% 1.67% 3.73% 19.58% Dec/07
Wheat 385.00 5.25 -1.35% 1.32% -7.28% -20.00% Dec/07
Cotton 70.04 0.14 0.20% -0.36% 3.78% 10.02% Dec/06
Rice 9.90 0.04 -0.35% 2.01% 3.34% -9.75% Dec/08
Canola 528.80 0.60 0.11% 0.97% 3.61% 9.41% Dec/07
Cocoa 2,398.80 11.00 -0.46% -0.83% -2.05% -29.91% Dec/06
Rubber 240.70 5.30 -2.15% 5.52% 26.82% 41.67% Dec/08
Orange Juice 214.35 2.30 -1.06% -1.33% -0.60% 49.63% Dec/07
Coffee 141.30 0.60 -0.42% -6.21% -18.96% 12.37% Dec/07
Lumber 326.70 4.30 -1.30% -1.60% 4.98% 21.99% Dec/07
Oat 210.00 1.00 0.48% -1.06% -6.98% -12.86% Dec/07
Wool 1,342.00 36.00 -2.61% -1.76% 1.98% 7.62% Dec/07
Sugar 19.62 0.14 0.72% -0.10% -11.90% 30.37% Dec/07

Livestock Actual Change Daily Weekly Monthly Yearly Date

Industrial Actual Change Daily Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Copper 2.64 0.03 -0.96% 0.21% 10.86% 28.71% Dec/07
Cobalt 30,500.00 750.00 2.52% 2.69% 6.09% 26.82% Dec/07
Lead 2,322.00 65.75 2.91% -0.77% 12.16% 38.56% Dec/07
Aluminum 1,711.50 1.00 0.06% 0.06% -0.29% 15.96% Dec/06
Tin 21,305.00 480.00 2.33% 2.33% -3.62% 43.87% Dec/06
Zinc 2,782.25 28.00 1.04% 1.04% 10.53% 79.59% Dec/06
Nickel 11,566.00 161.25 1.41% 4.88% 4.31% 30.89% Dec/07
Molybdenum 15,000.00 0.00 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% -0.33% Dec/07
Steel 312.50 0.00 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 48.81% Dec/07
Iron Ore 81.00 2.00 2.53% 0.00% 19.12% 97.56% Dec/07
Coal 84.00 3.40 -3.89% -5.08% -24.97% 60.31% Dec/07

Index Actual Change Daily Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Baltic Dry 1,186.00 10.00 -0.84% 21.77% 33.26% 128.52% Dec/06
CRB Index 192.00 1.68 -0.87% 3.61% 0.37% 1.09% Dec/07
LME Index 2,821.00 50.40 1.82% 12.44% 14.44% 24.98% Dec/07
S&P GSCI 2,342.14 27.09 -1.14% 1.46% 6.80% 4.48% Dec/07


Brent crude oil Notes

Brent Crude oil is a major benchmark price for purchases of oil worldwide. While Brent Crude oil is sourced from the North Sea the oil production coming from Europe, Africa and the Middle East flowing West tends to be priced relative to this oil. The Brent prices displayed in Trading Economics are based on over-the-counter (OTC) and contract for difference (CFD) financial instruments. Our market prices are intended to provide you with a reference only, rather than as a basis for making trading decisions. Trading Economics does not verify any data and disclaims any obligation to do so. 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 December of 2016.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
53.10 53.04 145.61 2.23 1970 - 2016 USD/BBL Daily
MAR 16