The term ‘West Texas Intermediate’, sometimes found in news, refers to a grade of

[UPSC Civil Services Exam – 2020 Prelims]

(a) Crude oil

(b) Bullion

(c) Rare earth elements

(d) Uranium


Answer: (a)        

Explanation:

  • West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil is a specific grade of crude oil and one of the main three benchmarks in oil pricing, along with Brent and Dubai Crude.
  • WTI is known as a light sweet oil because it contains between 0.24% and 0.34% sulfur, making it “sweet,” and has a low density (specific gravity), making it “light.”

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