These are certainly unprecedented times: a global pandemic, skyrocketing unemployment here at home, and recently…negative oil prices? Just saying the words “negative oil prices” defies logic. So, what’s going on with oil? For the first time in history, West Texas Intermediate (WTI) oil prices dropped below $0/barrel on April 20th, 2020. In fact, the oil price crashed that afternoon to nearly minus $40/barrel.