Crude oil is the world's most actively traded commodity. Crude Oil 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 - Crude oil - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Crude oil - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2018.