how does crude oil trading work

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Ive searched everywhere online but I just dont understand how crude oil is traded and what procedures are taken, how the broker gets the percentage and how that can become a recurrent revenue.

Btw not trading securities or stocks, actual physical barrels of oil sold to refineries from government owned fields in unsanctioned countries.

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This is what commodities exchanges are for…they’re like stock exchanges, only for buying & selling stuff…oil, wheat, sugar, metal, etc.

The exchanges provides standardized contracts, terms, enforcement, etc. and a place for buyers & sellers to meet. Just like with stocks, there are brokers who can trade on behalf of other people who actually own the commodities.