By Tyler Losier, Energy Reporter, Oil & Gas 360

Actually, it’s been a rough few weeks for crude oil.

West Texas Intermediate near-month futures are down just about 20% since WTI peaked at $66.60 in late April of this year, closing out yesterday at $53.25. And by the look of today’s NYMEX chart, it seems as though the rollercoaster ride is going to continue into the foreseeable future. So, what gives?

Source: QuoteMedia
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