Your browser of choice has not been tested for use with If you have issues, please download one of the browsers listed here.
Attend LIVE "Market on Close" program each Friday with John Rowland. FREE 30 Day Trial

Stocks | Futures | Watchlist | More

Crude Oil WTI May '20 (CLK20)

[[ item.lastPrice ]] [[ item.priceChange ]] ([[ item.percentChange ]]) [[ item.tradeTime ]] [NYMEX]
[[ item.bidPrice ]] x [[ item.bidSize ]] [[ item.askPrice ]] x [[ item.askSize ]]
[[ rootItem.symbol ]]underlying price [[ rootItem.lastPrice ]] [[ rootItem.priceChange ]] ([[ rootItem.percentChange ]]) [[ rootItem.tradeTime ]]
Quote Overview for [[ item.sessionDateDisplayLong ]]
[[ rowChartData.labelLow ]]
[[ rowChartData.lowPriceFormatted ]]
[[ rowChartData.lowPrice ]]
[[ rowChartData.labelHigh ]]
[[ rowChartData.highPriceFormatted ]]
[[ rowChartData.highPrice ]]
since [[ rowChartData.lowDate ]]
since [[ rowChartData.highDate ]]
[[ value ]] [[ value ]]

Crude Oil WTI Futures Market News and Commentary

Crude Prices Underpinned by Chinese Energy Demand Optimism

Jan WTI crude oil (CLF23) on Thursday closed up +0.67 (+0.83%), and Jan RBOB gasoline (RBF23) closed down -4.27 (-1.79%).  

Crude oil and gasoline prices Thursday settled mixed, with crude climbing to a 2-week high.  A slump in the dollar index to a 3-1/2 month low Thursday was bullish for energy prices.  Also, crude rose on expectations that energy demand will improve in China after the government eased Covid restrictions.  However, crude prices fell back from their best levels, and gasoline declined, on concern the U.S. economy is weakening after Thursday's news that the Nov ISM manufacturing index contracted at the steepest pace in 2-1/2 years, a bearish sign for energy demand.

Crude prices moved higher this week after China eased Covid restrictions in some parts of the country, which sparked some optimism about an economic reopening.  China on Wednesday lifted lockdowns in Guangzhou's southern manufacturing hub, removed lockdown restrictions in the main urban areas o... Read more

Contract Specifications

See More
Crude Oil West Texas Intermediate
Contract Size
1,000 U.S. barrels (42,000 gallons)
Tick Size
1 cent per barrel ($10.00 per contract)
Trading Hours
5:00p.m. - 4:00p.m. (Sun-Fri) (RTH 8:00a.m. - 1:30p.m.) (Settles 1:30p.m.) CST
Point Value
First Notice Date
Expiration Date
04/21/20 (expired)

Seasonal Chart

Crude Oil WTI May '20
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior May Contracts

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Nov 22, 2022

View Chart Details
Commercials - Long / Short
508,179 (-54,326)
785,173 (-84,727)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
320,640 (-41,041)
68,165 (-15,249)
Producers - Long / Short
340,828 (-46,010)
326,381 (-51,834)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
74,277 (+4,556)
365,718 (-20,021)
Managed Money - Long / Short
196,423 (-16,109)
49,260 (+3,019)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
124,217 (-24,932)
18,905 (-18,268)
Get Realtime - Quotes and Charts for Futures Traders. Learn More >>

Price Performance

See More
Period Period Low Period High Performance
-40.32 +124.83%
on 04/20/20
29.13 -65.64%
on 04/03/20
-12.62 (-55.77%)
since 03/20/20
-40.32 +124.83%
on 04/20/20
58.16 -82.79%
on 01/22/20
-48.15 (-82.79%)
since 01/21/20
-40.32 +124.83%
on 04/20/20
64.39 -84.45%
on 01/08/20
-51.39 (-83.70%)
since 04/18/19

More Crude Oil WTI Quotes

All Futures Prices
Please wait...

Most Recent Stories

More News
Ahead Of Nonfarm, What To Know.

Our daily video.

The Big Level You Need to Watch

Actionable ideas and risk management for Crude Oil and more . . .

Crude Prices Underpinned by Chinese Energy Demand Optimism

Jan WTI crude oil (CLF23 ) on Thursday closed up +0.67 (+0.83%), and Jan RBOB gasoline (RBF23 ) closed down -4.27 (-1.79%). Crude oil and gasoline prices Thursday settled mixed, with crude climbing to...

CLF23 : 81.28 (+0.07%)
RBF23 : 2.3482 (+0.26%)
Nat-Gas Moderately Lower as Weekly EIA Inventories Fall Less Than Expected

Jan Nymex natural gas (NGF23) on Thursday closed down -0.192 (-2.77%). Jan nat-gas Thursday fell moderately and posted a 1-1/2 week low after weekly EIA nat-gas stockpiles fell less than expected. The...

Blue Line Futures - Metals Edge

Check our daily Metals Edge video and today's Tactical Ranges with comprehensive Buy/Sell trading signals covering Gold, Silver, Platinum, Copper, Crude Oil, the U.S. Dollar, and more!

Crude Rallies on Dollar Weakness and Chinese Energy Demand Optimism

Jan WTI crude oil (CLF23 ) this morning is up +2.22 (+2.76%), and Jan RBOB gasoline (RBF23 ) is up +0.50 (+0.21%). Jan Nymex natural gas (NGF23 ) is down -0.019 (-0.27%). Crude oil and gasoline prices...

CLF23 : 81.28 (+0.07%)
RBF23 : 2.3482 (+0.26%)
NGF23 : 6.732 (-0.09%)
Back Hand Demand

Oil prices surge as the US refiners are making heroic efforts to alleviate a winter fuel shortage. They are running at record-breaking rates to keep Americans warm. The US refining industry is doing more...

Fedspeak Moves Markets

Yesterday the Dow advanced over 700 points based on what Fed Chair Powell stated. Will that continue today?

Nat-Gas Falls on Expectations of Warmer December Temps

Jan Nymex natural gas (NGF23 ) on Wednesday closed down -0.305 (-4.22%). Jan nat-gas on Wednesday tumbled to a 1-week low and closed sharply lower on forecasts for milder U.S. weather that would limit...

NGF23 : 6.732 (-0.09%)
Crude Oil Rises on China Hopes and Crude Inventory Decline

Jan WTI crude oil (CLF23 ) on Wednesday closed up +2.35 (+3.01%), and Jan RBOB gasoline (RBF23 ) closed up +9.69 (+4.24%). Crude oil and gasoline prices Wednesday rallied sharply. Hope that China will...

CLF23 : 81.28 (+0.07%)
RBF23 : 2.3482 (+0.26%)

Barchart Trading Guide

The Barchart Trading Guide is a Sell Signal with a Maximum Signal Strength.

Key Turning Points

3rd Resistance Point N/A
2nd Resistance Point 32.98
1st Resistance Point 21.49
Last Price 10.01s
1st Support Level 0.00
2nd Support Level 0.00
3rd Support Level N/A

See More

52-Week High 64.39
Fibonacci 61.8% 24.39
Fibonacci 50% 12.03
Last Price 10.01s
Fibonacci 38.2% -0.32
52-Week Low -40.32

See More

by Barchart
Solutions for Energy Professionals
Energy Data and Statistics
Explore Data
cmdtyView Pro for Commodity Professionals
Start Free Trial
We help Energy Professionals make better decisions
Learn Now

Barchart Futures Commentary

Barchart Futures is a twice weekly newsletter that features a selection of the latest and best commodities commentary appearing on Delivered every Wednesday and Friday morning to your inbox.

Want to use this as
your default charts setting?
Save this setup as a Chart Templates
Switch the Market flag
for targeted data from your country of choice.
Open the menu and switch the
Market flag for targeted data from your country of choice.
Want Streaming Chart Updates?
Switch your Site Preferences
to use Interactive Charts
Need More Chart Options?
Right-click on the chart to open the Interactive Chart menu.

Free Barchart Webinar