On Monday the 25th October 2021 oil price spiraled as the worldwide supply of Brent oil remains tightly contracted due to the high market demand across the globe. The high demand may be attributed to economic recovery experienced by several oil consuming nations.
Brent crude futures increased by 0.7 percent to the value of $86.09 per barrel, one of the highest figures obtained since 2014.
As the demand of fuel and gasoline sharply increase surrounding contrasting supply, The oil market has shown resilience.
Notably, Oil producing organizations in the united states slashed oil and gas as prices surged.
Oil market prices has also been disrupted by incertitude around the meagerness of oil and gas in Asia and European countries, which in turn sporadically drove the demand of diesel and fuel for power generation.
An atmosphere of discretion may arise as a result of the oil market attempt to attain equilibrium.
West Texas Intermediate (WTI) which is a grade or a mix of crude oil, and/or the spot price, futures price have risen to disturbing levels.
WTI futures contracts are operating in a backward trend, Thus indicating that future dated contracts trade are quoted at a lower price than the current contract.
The overall positive attitude regarding the value and future prospects of oil continues to increase the price of oil globally.
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