Background Note | HBS Case Collection | October 1994

Note on Crude Oil and Crude Oil Derivatives Markets

by Andre F. Perold, Wai Lee and Kuljot Singh


Briefly describes the crude oil markets and common derivatives contracts written on oil. The contracts are oil forward and futures contracts, and over-the-counter oil price swaps.

Keywords: Non-Renewable Energy; Futures and Commodity Futures; Credit Derivatives and Swaps; Contracts; Energy Industry;


Perold, Andre F., Wai Lee, and Kuljot Singh. "Note on Crude Oil and Crude Oil Derivatives Markets." Harvard Business School Background Note 295-053, October 1994.