Brent Crude Oil is the trading classification for sweet light crude oil, which is made up of a variety of crude blends drawn from the North Sea. It is the leading global price standard in Oil and is used (as a reference price for ) roughly ⅔ of global crude oil market. Named by the Shell UK Oil Company after the local Brent Goose, it is an acronym for the formative layers of an oil field: Broom, Rannoch, Etieve, Ness and Tarbat. Most Oil production that comes from Europe, Africa and the Middle East and flows Westwards is priced in relation to Brent Crude. It should be noted that major trading blocs of Europe now import Oil supplies from Russia.


Trading Crude Oil with Prior Capital Cy Ltd:


Since 2005 Crude Oil has been traded on the electronic Intercontinental Exchange, known as ICE. One contract is equal to 100 barrels and is quoted in U.S. Dollars. In the world of Forex, Crude oil is traded as a CFD using the same quantities relative to “barrels” with USD as a base currency( 1 Lot = 100 Barrels). Because of global demand, Crude Oil is seen as an extremely sensitive and volatile commodity that can jump dramatically in response to heightened political and economic circumstances. A clear example would be the recent civil war in Libya which caused Oil prices to jump sharply from $85 to roughly $115 a barrel over a very short time. Prior Capital CY LTD realizes how important having optimal Crude Oil trading conditions can be to the individual trader and offers Crude Oil trading in G.B.P. as well as traditional U.S. Dollar pricing (shown as UKOIL and USOIL respectively).

Additional Information Regarding Crude Oil:

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