List of Top Major Oil ETFs and ETNs

All the Oil ETFs You Can Drill

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Invest in Oil with ETFs and ETNs.

If you are looking to add an oil ETF to your portfolio to gain exposure to oil as a commodity or sector, or even hedge some of your oil risks, then consider these major oil ETFs and ETNs. I suggest watching each of these industry and commodity ETFs to see how they perform before making any trades.

And for investors looking for a more advanced strategy, here is a list of short oil ETFs.

For more information on each ETF, click on the listing for a description of the fund or note to help you decide if any of these assets should be a part of your investing strategy.

List of OIL ETFs and ETNs

  • USO - United States Oil Fund ETF
  • USL - United States 12 Month Oil Fund ETF
  • DNO - United States Short Oil Fund ETF
  • UHN - United States Heating Oil Fund ETF
  • DBO - Power Shares DB Oil Fund
  • UCO - ProShares Ultra DJ-AIG Crude Oil ETF
  • SCO - ProShares UltraShort DJ-AIG Crude Oil ETF
  • OIH - Market Vectors Oil Services ETF
  • DDG - The Short Oil and Gas ProShares ETF
  • OIL - Goldman Sachs Crude Oil Total Return ETN
  • OILZ - ETRACS Oil Futures Contango ETN
  • DTO - Power Shares DB Crude Oil Double Short ETN
  • OLO - Power Shares DB Crude Oil Long ETN
  • SZO - Power Shares DB Crude Oil Short ETN
  • HUC - Horizons Beta Pro Winter Term NYMEX Crude Oil ETF
  • IOIL - Global Crude Oil Small Cap Equity ETF
  • BNO - United States Brent Oil Fund
  • DUG - Ultra Short Oil & Gas ProShares ETF
  • SNDS - Sustainable North American Oil Sands ETF
  • FOL - Factor Shares 2X Oil Bull S&P 500 Bear ETF
  • OLEM - iPath Pure Beta Crude Oil ETN
  • BARL - Morgan Stanley S&P 500 Crude Oil Linked ETN
  • FRAK - Market Vectors Unconventional Oil & Gas ETF
  • OILZ - ETRACS Oil Futures Contango ETN
  • OIIL - Credit Suisse X-Links WTI Crude Oil Index ETN
  • OILX - Etracs S&P GSCI Crude Oil Total Return Index ETN
  • DRIP - Direxion Daily S&P Oil & Gas Exp. & Prod. Bear 3X Shares ETF
  • GUSH - Direxion Daily S&P Oil & Gas Exp. & Prod. Bull 3X Shares ETF
  • SOP - ProShares Ultra Short Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF
  • UOP - ProShares Ultra Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF
  • CRAK - The Market Vectors Oil Refiners ETF
  • OILK - ProShares K-1 Free Crude Oil Strategy ETF
  • HYXE - iShares iBoxx $ High Yield ex Oil & Gas Corporate Bond ETF
  • FTXN - First Trust Nasdaq Oil & Gas ETF

And while we have a nice selection of funds that are actively trading, we do have some funds that have been delisted or redeemed for various reasons. So just to make sure you are properly informed, here is the list of ETFs.

Closed Oil ETFs and ETNs

  • DOY - Macro Shares Oil Down ETF
  • UOY - Macro Shares Oil Up ETF
  • CRUD - The Teucrium WTI Crude Oil Fund
  • TWII - RBS Oil Trend Pilot ETN
  • OILD - Accu Shares S&P GSCI Crude Oil Excess Return Down Shares ETF
  • OILU - Accu Shares S&P GSCI Crude Oil Excess Return Up Shares ETF

So that is the most updated list, but I'll be making adjustments as new funds are brought to market or if any are taken down, so be sure to check back often.

ETFs and ETNs have lots of benefits, especially in regards to capital gains taxes, so it might be time you got started with exchange traded funds.

And as with any ETF or any investment for that matter, make sure you conduct thorough research on each fund before making any trades.

Learn about each fund, its holdings, and how it reacts to different market conditions.

Every ETF (and investment) has risks, so make sure you are aware of the risks for the above funds. And if you have any questions, be sure to consult a financial professional such as an advisor or a broker.

But once you are confident that an oil ETF is the right investment choice for you, then good luck with your trades.