Oil trading

Trade US and UK Oil on our multi award-winning platform an experience the volatility of one of the most heavily traded commodities.
  • Go long or short on US and UK Oil and seek to benefit from all market directions 
  • Maximise your potential with exceptional execution and fixed, competitive spreads
  • Understand the market with access to our professional news and analysis
Commodities explained
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    What is Oil?
    Oil is a commodity that comes in many forms including Brent and Crude. Oil has many uses in the real world, including petrol for cars.
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    Why trade Oil?
    Due to its international trade and wide range of uses, there are many factors that cause volatility in its price including geopolitical tensions.
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    Why add Oil to your portfolio?

    Historically, oil sees much volatility in its price. For this reason, many traders seek to benefit from price movements in both directions. 

     

    Not ready to start trading? Open a risk-free demo account here.

What you need to know about Oil

What is Oil?
Oil is a heavily traded commodity that has global demand, primarily as a source for fuel.
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Why trade Oil?
Due to its wide range of uses and global demand, Oil can see vast fluctuations in its price. This can also be magnified by geopolitical situations.
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How to trade Oil?
You can trade Oil directly from our award-winning app and platform as well as through MT4. If you are new to trading, we also offer a wide range of educational services.
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If you have more questions see the FAQ section or start a Chat with our support
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Why trade Oil with FOREX.com?
A lot can happen in 20 years. But throughout that time we’ve remained steadfast, providing traders with the stability and opportunities they need to make their mark on the financial markets.
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Reliable, consistent trade execution 
Peace of mind that your trades are executed swiftly, with a 99.99%* execution rate of less than a second.
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Award-winning trading platforms 
Enjoy a suite of powerful, industry leading platforms and get the popular TradingView charting program  for free.
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Global market leader
We have over 21 years’ experience in providing innovative products and helping traders achieve their goals.
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Part of the StoneX Group
As part of a NASDAQ-listed company, we’ve got financial strength and security you can depend on.
Our technology, your advantage

The services from FOREX.com were designed by traders, for traders. That’s why the trading tools that we provide can be relied upon to give you a competitive edge when it comes to online trading.

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Don’t trade blindly. Our real time statistics and analytics could help you learn more about your trading habits and how you could improve them.

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Advanced technical analysis with an interactive advantage. Our innovative TradingView technology lets you take control of the charts and trade from them too.

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Practice your trading strategies with a FOREX.com demo or a MT4 demo with up to £10,000 in virtual cash.
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Have questions? We've got answers.

What are the margin requirements for Oil?
Margin for retails clients is from 10% for Oil. Professional clients can find different rates here.
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What other commodities do you offer?

At FOREX.com you can trade a wide range of commodities including Oil, Gold and Silver. You can see more on our commodities here.

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Where can I learn more about trading?

Whether you are trading natural gas or any other of our 12,000 instruments, you can visit our Trading Academy to learn more about the markets, how they work, and a wide range of other subjects.

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