Oil Trading Product Schedule
The underlying instrument for USOIL is the light sweet Crude Oil Futures contract which is traded on the CME . West Texas Intermediate (WTI), also known as Texas light sweet, is a grade of crude oil used as a benchmark in oil pricing.
The underlying instrument for UKOIL is Brent Crude which is traded on the ICE Futures Europe. Brent Crude is a major trading classification of sweet light crude oil that serves as a major benchmark price for purchases of oil worldwide. Brent Crude is sourced from the North Sea, and comprises Brent Blend, Forties Blend, Oseberg and Ekofisk crudes (also known as the BFOE Quotation). The index represents the average price of trading in the 21 day Brent Blend, Forties, Oseberg, Ekofisk (BFOE) market in the relevant delivery month as reported and confirmed by the industry media.
UKOilSpot represents the current spot price of Brent Crude (as opposed to the Futures price).
Spot Oil prices are derived from the prices of various Futures contracts
NGAS is the pricing point for natural gas futures contracts on the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX). Spot and future prices set at Henry Hub are denominated in $/mmbtu (millions of British thermal units) and are generally seen to be the primary price set for the North American natural gas market. North American unregulated wellhead and burner tip natural gas prices are closely correlated to those set at Henry Hub.