U.S. Energy Information Administration | Short – Term Energy Outlook

September 2015

Short – Term Energy Outlook Market Prices and Uncertainty Report

Excerpt:
Volatility:
“Crude oil implied volatility rose in August and in the beginning of September because of increased uncertainty about future emerging market demand The front month implied volatility for Brent and WTI futures contracts settled at 45.2% and 47.7%, respectively, on September 3, an increase of 5.2 percentage points and 7.7 percentage points,respectively, since August 3 Implied volatility for both Brent and WTI are near the highest levels of the year, matching levels from when crude
oil prices were at previous lows in January”
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About Scott

Live next to Chevron refinery. Lots of petroleum consultants in the area. I am interested in learning more about the industry. Also, interested in finance, business, and investing in world markets.
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