The Brent price originally generated a technical buy signal at US$34.68 on 22/2/16. A technical sell signal was subsequently generated at US$46.48 on 7/7/16(VIEW LINK), with the WTI oil price simultaneously generating a technical sell signal at US$45.18. The oil price has declined by 10% since the technical sell signals were activated. The technical outlook remains negative given there is no sign of base forming emerging. Although there has not been a further technical sell signal generated, major subsequent support is now located at US$40.20 (Brent) and at US$37.80 (WTI).