Business Explained: What is WTI crude and why is it falling faster than Brent crude? Updated : April 21, 2020 11:14 AM IST WTI contracts have to be settled physically at expiry The sell off in Brent has been less severe becaue of two reasons Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.