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03 Apr 2020

MTBE, Petrochemical

Americas

MOC Participation Note

SUBSCRIBER NOTE: ExxonMobil Oil Corporation to join Americas - MTBE-Physical MOC

03 Apr 2020

Gasoline

Pacific Coast

Methodology Note

Platts to change San Francisco unleaded, premium unleaded to 7.8 RVP on or around April 6

02 Apr 2020

Natural gas

North America

Market Notification

Platts to launch new daily and monthly natural gas locations

02 Apr 2020

Solar energy, Renewable, Electricity, Wind energy

California Independent System Operator, North America

Market Notification

Platts announces Cal-ISO Renewable Generation Curtailment indices weightings for Apr

02 Apr 2020

Ultra low sulfur diesel fuel, Sulfur, Diesel fuel

United Kingdom, Northwest Europe, Europe

Methodology Note

Platts clarifies guidelines for UK ULSD specification in European diesel assessments

02 Apr 2020

LNG

Asia, Singapore

Methodology Note

Platts to change minimum volume, timing cut-off for JKM LNG derivatives MOC

02 Apr 2020

Paraxylene

Asia

Methodology Note

Terminal nominations for Platts PX MOC

02 Apr 2020

Sulfur, Diesel fuel

Japan, Asia Pacific, Singapore, United States of America, Asia

Methodology Note

Platts proposes amending methodology for FOB Japan gasoil assessment

01 Apr 2020

Western Canada Select crude, Crude oil, Condensate

United States of America, Canada, North America

Data Correction

Platts corrects assessments for March 30-31 CAD/USD Forex, related CAD-denominated Canadian crude

01 Apr 2020

Polyethylene terephthalate recycled grade, Polymers, Recycled polymers, Polyethylene

Europe, United States of America, United Kingdom, Americas, Northwest Europe

Product Format Change

Platts launches daily recycled polymers table in Polymerscan, PCA

01 Apr 2020

LNG

United States of America, Europe, United States Gulf Coast, United Kingdom

Methodology Note

SUBSCRIBER NOTE: Platts to change the timestamp of its LNG Gulf Coast Marker (GCM)

01 Apr 2020

Electricity

North America

Market Notification

Platts invites feedback on North American electricity methodology

01 Apr 2020

Petrochemical, MTBE, ETBE

Europe, United Kingdom

Holiday Notice

European MTBE, ETBE barge MOC dates ahead of Spring Bank Holiday 2020

01 Apr 2020

MTBE, Petrochemical, ETBE

Europe, United Kingdom

Holiday Notice

European MTBE, ETBE barge MOC dates ahead of Early May Bank Holiday 2020

01 Apr 2020

MTBE, ETBE, Petrochemical

United Kingdom, Europe

Holiday Notice

European MTBE, ETBE barge MOC dates ahead of Easter 2020

01 Apr 2020

Iron ore, Steel, Iron ore pellet, Metals

Brazil, Singapore, Northern Africa, Middle East, Americas, China

Methodology Note

Platts launches new direct reduction iron ore pellet assessments, 65% Fe fines Brazil netback

01 Apr 2020

Ethanol, LCFS credits, Biofuel, Emissions, Gasoline

California

Methodology Note

Platts launches California ethanol, carbon intensity assessments; updates existing methodology April 1

01 Apr 2020

Crude oil

Americas

Market Notification

Platts invites feedback on Americas crude oil methodology

01 Apr 2020

Petrochemical

Europe, Americas, EMEA

Holiday Notice

Easter publishing schedule for Platts EMEA petrochemicals

01 Apr 2020

Bunker fuel, Emissions, Sulfur, Shipping, Marine gasoil

United States of America, North America, United States Gulf Coast, New York, Canada, United States Atlantic Coast

Methodology Note

Platts discontinues USAC, USGC 0.1% ultra low sulfur bunker assessments

01 Apr 2020

Hot-dipped galvanized, Zinc, Metals, Steel

Indiana, Americas, United States of America

Methodology Note

Platts launches daily US hot-dip galvanized steel base price, updates existing index

01 Apr 2020

Fuel oil

United States Gulf Coast, Texas

Methodology Note

Platts includes Texas International Terminals Galveston in USGC Marine Fuel 0.5%S MOC process

01 Apr 2020

Polyethylene terephthalate bottle grade, Petrochemical, Polyethylene terephthalate recycled grade

United States of America

Methodology Note

Platts launches daily spot US post-consumer PET bale assessments

01 Apr 2020

Iron ore, Steel

Middle East, Northern Africa, China, Americas

Methodology Note

Platts adjusts global DR grade pellet premium methodology

01 Apr 2020

LNG, Brent crude, Natural gas, Fuel oil

Spain, Europe, Singapore, United States Gulf Coast, Western Europe

Methodology Note

Platts to discontinue FOB East Atlantic Marker

01 Apr 2020

Metallurgical coal, Coal, Steel, Metals, Hard coking coal

United States of America, Ohio

Methodology Note

Platts stops publishing Oak Grove US hard coking coal relative price

01 Apr 2020

Crude oil, Brent crude

Europe, Russia

Methodology Note

Quality Premiums for May 2020-loading North Sea cargoes

01 Apr 2020

Raw sugar, White sugar, Sugar, Agriculture

Brazil, New York, Western Africa, Middle East, Eastern Asia, Europe

Methodology Note

Platts discontinues World Spots sugar prices Apr 1

01 Apr 2020

Refined products

United Kingdom, Europe

Methodology Note

Europe barge MOC dates ahead of Spring Bank Holiday 2020

01 Apr 2020

Refined products

United Kingdom, Europe

Methodology Note

Europe barge MOC dates ahead of Easter 2020

01 Apr 2020

Acetic acid, Refined products

Europe

Methodology Note

Platts launches change for vessel requirements for CIF European distillate cargoes

01 Apr 2020

Refined products

United Kingdom, Europe

Methodology Note

Europe barge MOC dates ahead of Early May Bank Holiday 2020

01 Apr 2020

Coal, Thermal coal

Asia, Singapore, China

Methodology Note

Platts amends Asian thermal coal assessments from April 1

01 Apr 2020

Coal, Sulfur, Coking coal, Low volatile, Steel, Metals

United States of America

Methodology Note

Platts updates US coking coal specifications, measures sulphur and ash penalty/premia on dry basis

01 Apr 2020

Steel, Metals

Southeast Asia, Singapore

Methodology Note

Platts renames and updates specifications of HRC CFR ASEAN assessment

01 Apr 2020

Thermal coal, Coal

United States of America, China

Methodology Note

Platts discontinues PCC 1, PCC 2 thermal coal FOB China assessments April 1

01 Apr 2020

Refined products

Singapore, Asia

Holiday Notice

Easter publishing schedule for Platts Asia oil, shipping

01 Apr 2020

Crude oil

Oman, Dubai

Market Notification

Platts Quality Premium for June-loading Murban set at $0.6376/b

01 Apr 2020

Crude oil, Naphtha, Butane, Kerosene, Propane, Diesel fuel, Sweet crude, Brent crude, Sulfur, Gasoline, Jet fuel

India, Asia, Indonesia, Rajasthan, Angola, Malaysia, Europe, Nigeria, Andhra Pradesh, Western Africa, Fujairah, Singapore, Gujarat

Methodology Note

Platts launches new Indian crude market parity prices

01 Apr 2020

Petroleum, Bunker fuel, Sulfur, Fuel oil

Global

Methodology Note

Platts adds minimum viscosity of 30 CST to global Marine Fuel 0.5% assessments

31 Mar 2020

Biofuel, Ethanol, Biomass, Biodiesel

United States of America, Brazil, Asia Pacific, Europe, Global

Product Format Change

Platts to discontinue 3 biofuel analysis reports April 13, 2020

31 Mar 2020

Cobalt, Metals

China, Singapore

Methodology Note

Platts to launch cobalt hydroxide CIF China assessment

31 Mar 2020

Natural gas

Americas, Texas

Market Notification

Platts launches Platts-ICE Gas Indices Americas (GIA) natural gas indices locations and weightings for April 2020 – October 2020

31 Mar 2020

Oilseeds, Grains, Soybean meal, Soybean oil, Soybeans, Corn

Argentina, Brazil, United States of America

Methodology Note

Platts to change to LatAm oilseed and grains publication schedule May 1

31 Mar 2020

MTBE, European blendstock for oxygenated blending, Petrochemical, Gasoline

Americas, Europe

Methodology Note

Platts launches MTBE FOB ARA spread to Eurobob gasoline front-month swap

30 Mar 2020

Crude oil

Azerbaijan, Turkey

Methodology Note

Platts amends Worldscale rate for Ceyhan-Augusta in Azeri Light FOB Ceyhan crude assessments

30 Mar 2020

Low sulfur fuel oil

Europe

Methodology Note

Platts clarifies CN code standards for European LSFO

30 Mar 2020

Conventional blendstock for oxygenate blending, Blendstocks, Ethanol, Gasoline

United States Gulf Coast, Texas, Georgia, United States of America

Methodology Note

Platts starts assessing US Gulf Coast RVP value

30 Mar 2020

MTBE, Gasoline, Biofuel, Petrochemical, European blendstock for oxygenated blending

Americas, Europe

Methodology Note

SUBSCRIBER NOTE: Platts to launch MTBE FOB ARA spread to Eurobob gasoline swap

30 Mar 2020

Crude oil, Urals crude

Turkey, Mediterranean

Methodology Note

SUBSCRIBER NOTE: Platts reflects Novorossiisk laycans for Urals CIF Augusta winter-summer change

30 Mar 2020

Paraxylene

China, Asia

MOC Participation Note

China-Base Ningbo Group to join Asia PX Physical MOC

27 Mar 2020

Diesel fuel, Kerosene, Ultra low sulfur diesel fuel, Jet fuel

United States of America

Data Correction

Platts corrects March 25 Chicago diesel, ULSK assessments

27 Mar 2020

Polyethylene terephthalate recycled grade, Petrochemical

United Kingdom, Northwest Europe

Methodology Note

Platts proposes to launch daily spot R-PET colored flake assessments for NWE, UK

27 Mar 2020

Brent crude, Crude oil, Shipping

United Kingdom

Methodology Note

Platts amends Worldscale rate for Sullom Voe-Rotterdam in CIF Dated Brent, FAF assessments

27 Mar 2020

Gasoline, European blendstock for oxygenated blending

Europe

Methodology Note

Guidelines for European E5 Eurobob gasoline barge ICE cleared derivatives in eWindow from March 30

27 Mar 2020

Brent crude

Dubai, Singapore

Methodology Note

Platts to start Singapore intraday MF 0.5% swaps and cracks assessments from Apr 13

27 Mar 2020

LNG

Asia

MOC Participation Note

Noble Clean Fuels Limited to join Asia JKM LNG MOC

26 Mar 2020

Alumina, Metals

Brazil, Singapore

Methodology Note

Platts launches Atlantic alumina differential assessment on March 26

26 Mar 2020

Fuel oil, Shipping

Singapore, Malaysia

Methodology Note

Platts proposes including Crystal Star in Singapore Marine Fuel 0.5% MOC from Jun 1

25 Mar 2020

Sulfur, Crude oil

Europe

Methodology Note

PLATTS TO ASSESS FORTIES DE-ESCALATOR AT 20 CENTS/B FOR APRIL 2020

25 Mar 2020

Crude oil

EMEA, Europe, Mediterranean

MOC Participation Note

SUBSCRIBER NOTE: INA to join EMEA physical Med crude MOC

25 Mar 2020

Benzene

Asia

MOC Participation Note

Hengyi Industries International Pte Ltd to join Asia Benzene Physical MOC

25 Mar 2020

Fuel oil

Asia

MOC Participation Note

TTG Capital Limited to join Asia fuel oil paper MOC

24 Mar 2020

ETBE, Biofuel, MTBE

Northwest Europe, Europe

MOC Participation Note

Guidelines for European ETBE barges in eWindow from April 20

24 Mar 2020

ETBE, Petrochemical, MTBE

Europe, Northwest Europe

Methodology Note

Platts to make changes to European ETBE MOC maximum increments

24 Mar 2020

Brent crude, Crude oil

Europe, North Sea

Methodology Note

Platts to reflect Cash BFOE partial contracts which settle on fallback day

24 Mar 2020

Brent crude, Sweet crude, Crude oil

India, Rajasthan, Singapore, Asia, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat

Methodology Note

Platts to launch market parity prices of 3 Indian crude grades from Apr 1

24 Mar 2020

Brent crude, Crude oil, Oman Blend crude, Dubai crude

Oman, Dubai, Asia, Global, Middle East, Asia Pacific

Methodology Note

Platts to raise minimum threshold for Murban Quality Premium to $0.50/b

23 Mar 2020

Gasoline

Washington, United States of America

Methodology Note

Seattle gasoline assessments begin reflecting 13.5 RVP on March 20

21 Mar 2020

West Texas Intermediate crude

United States of America

Data Correction

Platts corrects March 20 settlement for NYMEX April WTI

21 Mar 2020

Petroleum, Bunker fuel, Sulfur

South America, Americas

Methodology Note

Platts to launch additional North, South America Marine Fuel 0.5%S bunker assessments

21 Mar 2020

Crude oil, West Texas Intermediate crude

United States Gulf Coast, Americas

Data Correction

Platts corrects March 20 first-month NYMEX WTI settle value, associated USGC assessments

20 Mar 2020

Gasoline, Conventional blendstock for oxygenate blending, Blendstocks

Pennsylvania, United States of America

Methodology Note

Seasonal Pennsylvania CBOB assessments at 10 RVP to begin March 30

20 Mar 2020

Iron ore fines, Iron ore, Alumina, Steel, Sulfur, Ores, Metals

China, India, Australia

Methodology Note

S&P Global Platts to consolidate 58%-Fe iron ore coverage under single assessment

19 Mar 2020

Propane

Americas

Market Notification

Platts corrects March 18, 2020, assessment for month 2 non-LST propane

19 Mar 2020

Gasoline, Blendstocks, Conventional blendstock for oxygenate blending, Reformulated blendstock for oxygenate blending

North Carolina, United States of America, United States Atlantic Coast

Methodology Note

USAC Colonial Pipeline gasolines to shift to summer grade RVP on or around Mar 27

19 Mar 2020

Gasoline

United States Pacific Coast

Methodology Note

Los Angeles unleaded, premium unleaded gasoline to shift to 9 RVP on March 19

18 Mar 2020

Ethanol, Biofuel

New York

Data Correction

Platts corrects NYH any-March ethanol barge assessment for March 18, 2020

18 Mar 2020

LNG, Coal, Hydrogen, CH4, Natural gas

Americas, Europe, United States of America, Netherlands, North America, California, Appalachia, Asia, Japan, Canada, United States Gulf Coast

Methodology Note

Platts to launch new suite of daily, month-ahead hydrogen assessments

18 Mar 2020

Petrochemical, Phthalic anhydride

China, Asia

Methodology Note

Platts to lower CFR China Phthalic Anhydride cargo sizes effective April 8, 2020

18 Mar 2020

Gasoline

United States of America, Oregon

Methodology Note

Portland, Oregon, gasoline RVP to reflect 9 RVP on or around March 20, 2020

18 Mar 2020

LNG, Natural gas

India, Oman, Qatar, Middle East

Methodology Note

Platts to change netback structure, basis of LNG FOB Middle East Netback

18 Mar 2020

LNG, Natural gas

India

Methodology Note

Platts to change name of LNG DES West India assessment to West India Marker (WIM)

17 Mar 2020

LNG

Asia

MOC Participation Note

Equinor ASA to join Asia JKM LNG physical and paper MOCs

17 Mar 2020

Bunker fuel, Grains, Sulfur, Coal, Iron ore, Bauxite, Shipping

India, Australia, China, Netherlands, Indonesia, Virginia, Brazil, South Africa, Singapore, Louisiana, Canada

Methodology Note

Platts to launch weighted average Kamsarmax TCE index May 4

17 Mar 2020

Coal, Corn, Dry bulk freight, Shipping, Grains

Russia, Canada, India, Europe, Colombia, Singapore, South Korea, China, North Asia, Indonesia, Ukraine, South Africa, South Asia, Brazil, Commonwealth of Independent States, Asia, Australia, Pacific Northwest

Methodology Note

Platts to launch five dry bulk implied freight rates May 4

17 Mar 2020

Coal, Thermal coal, Bauxite, Dry bulk freight, Shipping

Western Africa, Vietnam, Singapore, Asia Pacific, East Kalimantan, China, Asia, Guinea, Indonesia

Methodology Note

Platts to launch new Capesize and Supramax voyage assessments May 4

16 Mar 2020

Ethanol, Gasoline, Renewable, CO2, Biofuel, Emissions

Germany, Europe

Methodology Note

Platts opens consultation on Ethanol T2 FOB Rotterdam assessments

16 Mar 2020

LNG

Europe, Asia

Data Correction

S&P Global Platts corrects JKM and JKM at London MOC prices for Feb 17-Mar 13, 2020

16 Mar 2020

Blendstocks, Gasoline, Reformulated blendstock for oxygenate blending, Conventional blendstock for oxygenate blending

United States Atlantic Coast

Methodology Note

USAC regular gasolines shift to 9 or 10 RVP, supplementals start on or around March 30

16 Mar 2020

Jet fuel

Europe

Data Correction

Platts corrects March 13 FOB Med Jet assessment

16 Mar 2020

Naphtha

Europe

Data Correction

Platts corrects March 13, 2020 Naphtha assessments

16 Mar 2020

Metals, Coal, Steel, Metallurgical coal

China, Asia Pacific

Methodology Note

Platts to discontinue German Creek met coal relativities May 30, 2020

16 Mar 2020

Iron ore fines, Ores, Steel, Iron ore, Metals

Asia

Methodology Note

Platts amends lower silica differential band for medium grade iron ore fines in Asia

16 Mar 2020

Kerosene

United States of America

Market Notification

Platts to suspend Midwest seasonal ULSK assessments March 30

16 Mar 2020

LNG, Natural gas

Japan

Data Correction

Platts corrected JKM LNG assessments for March 12, 2020

16 Mar 2020

LNG

Singapore, Asia

Methodology Note

Platts proposes changes in minimum volume, timing cut-off for JKM LNG derivatives MOC

16 Mar 2020

Aromatics

EMEA

MOC Participation Note

TOTSA Total Oil Trading SA to join EMEA - Aromatics- Physical MOC

16 Mar 2020

Refined products

Japan

Holiday Notice

Platts Japan Domestic Oil Golden Week publishing schedule

16 Mar 2020

Refined products

Japan

Holiday Notice

Platts Japan Domestic Oil Easter publishing schedule

14 Mar 2020

Methanol

Asia, Southeast Asia, Indonesia, Singapore

Methodology Note

Platts proposes to refine ports reflected in its CFR Southeast Asia methanol assessment

13 Mar 2020

Fiber grade polypropylene, Block copolymer polypropylene, Polypropylene, Diethylene glycol, Petrochemical, Injection grade homopolymer polypropylene

Turkey

Methodology Note

Platts launches daily CFR Turkey polypropylene fiber grade assessment

13 Mar 2020

Jet fuel, Fuel oil, Diesel fuel, Gasoline

Malaysia, Middle East, Singapore, Asia Pacific, Indonesia, Asia

Methodology Note

Platts proposes to reflect Oiltanking Karimun in Singapore fuel oil, Marine Fuel 0.5%S MOC

13 Mar 2020

Benzene, Gasoline, Olefins, Reformulated gasoline, Sulfur, Aromatics

China

Methodology Note

Platts proposes to discontinue FOB China 90 RON gasoline assessment, amend 93 RON to 92 RON

12 Mar 2020

Diesel fuel, Gasoline, Jet fuel

Asia, Singapore

MOC Participation Note

Rongsheng Petrochemical (Singapore) Pte Ltd to join Asia gasoil, jet fuel physical, gasoline paper and physical MOCs

12 Mar 2020

Oman Blend crude, Crude oil, Dubai crude

Qatar, Dubai

Methodology Note

Platts to discontinue retrospective Qatar OSP differentials from April 1, 2020

12 Mar 2020

Sour crude

Asia

MOC Participation Note

ENI Trading and Shipping SPA to join Asia sour crude physical MOC

11 Mar 2020

Crude oil

Ecuador, United States Gulf Coast

Methodology Note

Platts to amend Ecuador freight calculation in Maya MPP

11 Mar 2020

Bunker fuel, Petroleum, Sulfur, Diethylene glycol

Singapore, Europe, United States Atlantic Coast, United States Gulf Coast

Methodology Note

Platts to add minimum viscosity of 30 CST to global Marine Fuel 0.5% assessments

10 Mar 2020

Blendstocks, Gasoline, Conventional blendstock for oxygenate blending

United States Gulf Coast, United States of America, Georgia, Texas

Methodology Note

Platts to discontinue US Gulf Coast gasoline summer supplementals September 2020

10 Mar 2020

Conventional blendstock for oxygenate blending, Gasoline, Blendstocks, Ethanol

United States Gulf Coast, Georgia, United States of America, Texas

Methodology Note

Platts to start assessing US Gulf Coast RVP value

10 Mar 2020

Petrochemical, Agriculture, Shipping, Metals, Crude oil, Natural gas, Electricity, Coal

Global

Product Format Change

Variation in Platts high, low, close historical data series

09 Mar 2020

Fuel oil

Northwest Europe, Europe

Data Correction

SUBSCRIBER NOTE: Platts corrects March 9 1% FOB NWE fuel oil cargo assessments

09 Mar 2020

Natural gas, E/P mix, NGL, Ethane, Shale gas

United States Gulf Coast

Market Notification

Platts proposes to discontinue Shale Value Chain values

09 Mar 2020

Conventional blendstock for oxygenate blending, Gasoline, Reformulated blendstock for oxygenate blending

United States of America

Methodology Note

Chicago gasoline changes to 9 RVP on or around March 15

09 Mar 2020

LNG

Asia

MOC Participation Note

Unipec Singapore Pte Ltd. to join Asia JKM LNG paper MOC

09 Mar 2020

LNG

Asia

MOC Participation Note

Trafigura PTE Ltd to join Asia JKM LNG paper MOC

09 Mar 2020

Natural gas, LNG

Asia

MOC Participation Note

Total Gas & Power Limited to join Asia JKM LNG paper MOC

09 Mar 2020

LNG

Asia

MOC Participation Note

SOCAR Trading (UK) Limited to join Asia JKM LNG paper MOC

09 Mar 2020

LNG

Asia

MOC Participation Note

MET International AG to join Asia JKM LNG paper MOC

09 Mar 2020

LNG

Asia

MOC Participation Note

Marubeni Corp to join Asia JKM LNG paper MOC

09 Mar 2020

LNG

Asia, Singapore

MOC Participation Note

Itochu Petroleum Co., (Singapore) Pte. Ltd to join Asia JKM LNG paper MOC

09 Mar 2020

LNG, Shipping

Asia

MOC Participation Note

ENI Trading and Shipping SPA to join Asia JKM LNG paper MOC

09 Mar 2020

LNG

Asia

MOC Participation Note

Cheniere Marketing International LLP to join Asia JKM LNG paper MOC

09 Mar 2020

LNG

Asia

MOC Participation Note

Centrica LNG Company Limited to join Asia JKM LNG paper MOC

09 Mar 2020

Natural gas, LNG

Asia

MOC Participation Note

BP Gas Marketing Limited to join Asia JKM LNG paper MOC

09 Mar 2020

LNG

Asia

MOC Participation Note

AOT Trading AG to join Asia JKM LNG paper MOC

09 Mar 2020

LNG

Asia

MOC Participation Note

BP Singapore Pte. Ltd to join Asia JKM LNG paper MOC

09 Mar 2020

Fuel oil

EMEA, Europe

MOC Participation Note

Orim Energy International Ltd. to join EMEA - LS Fuel Oil Barges-Physical MOC

09 Mar 2020

Refined products

Singapore, Malaysia

Market Notification

Platts clarifies FOB Straits terminal approvals for Singapore Marine Fuel 0.5% MOC

06 Mar 2020

Bunker fuel, Petroleum, Sulfur

South America, Americas

Methodology Note

Platts proposes to launch additional North, South America Marine Fuel 0.5% bunkers assessments

06 Mar 2020

Ethanol, Gasoline, LCFS credits

California

Methodology Note

Platts clarifies change to California rail car ethanol assessments

06 Mar 2020

Fuel oil

Northwest Europe, Europe

Data Correction

Platts corrects March 4 1% FOB NWE fuel oil cargo assessments

06 Mar 2020

Fuel oil, Crude oil, Sulfur

Texas, United States Gulf Coast

Methodology Note

Platts to include Texas International Terminals Galveston in USGC Marine Fuel 0.5%S MOC process

06 Mar 2020

Caustic soda, Petrochemical

Northwest Europe, Europe

Methodology Note

Platts to revise European caustic soda FOB location and cargo size

06 Mar 2020

Paraxylene, Petrochemical

China, Taiwan, Asia, Singapore

Methodology Note

Platts launches paraxylene demurrage assessment for 20,000 dwt vessel

06 Mar 2020

Iron ore, Sulfur, Alumina, Iron ore fines, Metals, Steel, Ores

India, China, Australia

Methodology Note

S&P Global Platts proposes changes to its 58%-Fe iron ore coverage

04 Mar 2020

Blendstocks, Reformulated blendstock for oxygenate blending, Gasoline, Conventional blendstock for oxygenate blending

United States Atlantic Coast

Methodology Note

USAC premium gasoline changes to 9 or 10 RVP on or around March 16

04 Mar 2020

Petrochemical, Polyethylene terephthalate bottle grade

United States of America

Methodology Note

Platts to publish new assessments for US post-consumer PET bottle bales

04 Mar 2020

Wheat, Agriculture

Europe, Ukraine, Russia, United States of America

Methodology Note

Platts to launch Ukraine 11.5% wheat FOB Black Sea assessment

04 Mar 2020

Fuel oil

EMEA, Northwest Europe, Europe, Mediterranean

MOC Participation Note

BB Energy Gulf DMCC to join residual fuels EMEA MOCs

04 Mar 2020

Steel, Steel billet, Metals

Singapore, Asia, China, Southeast Asia

Methodology Note

Platts proposes changes to Asian steel billet price assessments

03 Mar 2020

Wind energy, Electricity, Solar energy, Renewable

North America, California Independent System Operator

Market Notification

Platts announces systemwide California ISO Renewable Generation Curtailment index weightings for March 2020

03 Mar 2020

MTBE, Gasoline, Petrochemical, European blendstock for oxygenated blending, Biofuel

Europe, Americas

Methodology Note

Platts to launch MTBE FOB ARA spread to Eurobob gasoline front-month swap

03 Mar 2020

Shipping

United Kingdom, Japan

Methodology Note

Platts to discontinue clean tanker assessments, and will change LR tanker assessment cargo size.

03 Mar 2020

MTBE

Americas

MOC Participation Note

Atlantic Trading & Marketing, Inc. to join Americas - MTBE-Physical MOC

03 Mar 2020

Caustic soda, Petrochemical

Italy, Spain, Mediterranean, Greece

Methodology Note

SUBSCRIBER NOTE: Platts to launch new CFR Med caustic soda spot price assessment

03 Mar 2020

Chlorine, Petrochemical, Ethylene dichloride

Northwest Europe, Europe

Methodology Note

Platts to introduce fixed calculation for European chlorine CP

03 Mar 2020

Ultra low sulfur diesel fuel, Diesel fuel

Northwest Europe

Methodology Note

2020 calendar for diesel, gasoil cargo winter-to-summer transition

03 Mar 2020

Middle distillates

Europe

Methodology Note

Platts clarifies pricing publishing guidelines in CIF European distillates cargoes

03 Mar 2020

Ultra low sulfur diesel fuel, Diesel fuel, Sulfur, Aromatics

Asia, Singapore, Asia Pacific

Methodology Note

Platts proposes to include minimum total aromatics for Singapore diesel

02 Mar 2020

Refined products, Gasoline

United States Atlantic Coast, Americas

MOC Participation Note

Parkland (U.S.) Supply Corp. to join Americas USAC, USMW Refined Products MOC

02 Mar 2020

Natural gas

Tennessee

Market Notification

Platts launches cash basis symbols at daily locations

02 Mar 2020

ETBE, Aromatics, Paraxylene, Orthoxylene, Xylenes, MTBE, Benzene, Toluene, Styrene monomer, Petrochemical

Europe

Methodology Note

Platts clarifies assessment approach, rounding for European aromatics, MTBE, ETBE

02 Mar 2020

Cobalt, Metals, Battery materials

China, Singapore, Democratic Republic of Congo

Methodology Note

Platts proposes launching cobalt hydroxide CIF China assessment

02 Mar 2020

Naphtha

United Kingdom, Japan

Methodology Note

Platts to discontinue clean tanker assessments, and will change LR tanker assessment cargo size.

02 Mar 2020

Petrochemical, Ethylene

Louisiana, United States of America

Methodology Note

S&P Global Platts launches daily US ethylene FD Choctaw assessments

02 Mar 2020

Xylenes, Toluene, Mixed xylenes, Petrochemical, Gasoline, European blendstock for oxygenated blending

Europe

Methodology Note

Platts makes changes to European mixed xylenes and toluene MOC maximum increments

02 Mar 2020

Crude oil, Fuel oil, Shipping

Mediterranean, Western Africa, United Kingdom, Canada East Coast

Methodology Note

Platts to discontinue several West of Suez VLCC, Suezmax, Panamax freight assessments

02 Mar 2020

Bunker fuel, Sulfur, Petroleum

Europe, Africa

Methodology Note

Platts launches new European, African 0.5%S marine fuel bunker assessments

02 Mar 2020

Ultra low sulfur diesel fuel, Diesel fuel, Sulfur

United Kingdom, Northwest Europe, Europe

Methodology Note

Platts launches CIF UK ULSD cash differential assessment

02 Mar 2020

Grains, Dry bulk freight, Shipping

South Korea, China

Methodology Note

Platts launches two new Atlantic Panamax dry bulk grains freight time charter equivalents

02 Mar 2020

Refined products

Europe

Methodology Note

Platts to change vessel requirements for CIF European distillates cargoes from Apr 1

02 Mar 2020

Brent crude, Crude oil

Russia, Europe

Methodology Note

Quality Premiums for April 2020-loading North Sea cargoes

02 Mar 2020

Brent crude, Crude oil, West Texas Intermediate crude

United Kingdom, Texas, United States Gulf Coast, Europe

Methodology Note

Platts begins WTI Midland FOB Scapa Flow assessment

02 Mar 2020

Crude oil, Brent crude

South Sudan, Asia, Indonesia, Sudan

Methodology Note

Platts discontinues Nile Blend crude differential to Minas ICP assessment Mar 2, 2020

02 Mar 2020

Refined products

Asia, Singapore

Holiday Notice

Easter publishing schedule for Platts Asia oil, shipping

01 Mar 2020

Steel, Metals, Hot-rolled carbon steel coil

Europe

Data Correction

SUBSCRIBER NOTE: Platts corrects February 27, 2020 TSI hot-rolled coil index S. Europe

28 Feb 2020

Natural gas

Tennessee

Market Notification

Platts to launch cash basis symbols at daily locations

28 Feb 2020

Aluminum, Metals

United States of America, North America, Midwest United States

Methodology Note

Platts clarifies US aluminum section of Nonferrous Metals Specifications guide

28 Feb 2020

LNG

United States of America, United Kingdom, Europe, United States Gulf Coast

Methodology Note

Platts proposes to change timestamp of its LNG Gulf Coast Marker (GCM)

28 Feb 2020

Diesel fuel

EMEA, Europe

MOC Participation Note

SOCAR Energy Switzerland GmbH to join EMEA - Gasoil/Diesel Barges - Physical MOC

28 Feb 2020

Metals, Steel

Southeast Asia, Singapore

Methodology Note

Platts to rename and update specifications of HRC CFR ASEAN assessment

28 Feb 2020

Oilseeds, Grains, Soybeans, Soybean oil, Soybean meal, Corn

United States of America, Brazil, Argentina

Methodology Note

Platts proposes changes to Latam oilseed, grains publication schedules

28 Feb 2020

Paraxylene, Petrochemical

Asia

MOC Participation Note

Idemitsu Kosan to join Asia PX Physical MOC

28 Feb 2020

Paraxylene, Petrochemical

Asia

MOC Participation Note

Posco International Corporation to join Asia PX Physical MOC

28 Feb 2020

Coal, Metallurgical coal, Metals, Steel

Germany, Asia Pacific, China

Methodology Note

Platts proposes to discontinue German Creek met coal relativities June 1, 2020

27 Feb 2020

Natural gas

Tennessee, North America

Data Correction

Platts assesses Millennium East, receipts daily index for flow February 27

27 Feb 2020

Petrochemical

Asia Pacific

Market Notification

Platts invites feedback on Asia-Pacific petrochemicals methodology

26 Feb 2020

Conventional blendstock for oxygenate blending, Reformulated blendstock for oxygenate blending, Gasoline, Blendstocks

United States of America, United States Atlantic Coast

Methodology Note

USAC offline finished gasoline, RBOB shift to 11.5 RVP, CBOB to 12.5 RVP on or around March 16

26 Feb 2020

Gasoline, Refined products

United States Gulf Coast, Americas

MOC Participation Note

Parkland (U.S.) Supply Corp. to join Americas - USGC Distillate and USGC Gasoline MOC

26 Feb 2020

LNG, Natural gas, Brent crude, Fuel oil

Europe, Singapore, Spain, United States Gulf Coast

Methodology Note

SUBSCRIBER NOTE: Platts to discontinue FOB East Atlantic Marker

26 Feb 2020

Gasoline

EMEA

MOC Participation Note

SUBSCRIBER NOTE: FinCo International AG to join EMEA Mogas Barges Physical MOC

26 Feb 2020

Aromatics, Xylenes, Mixed xylenes, European blendstock for oxygenated blending

Europe

Methodology Note

Platts to change non-aromatics content in European mixed xylene assessments to maximum 3%

25 Feb 2020

Metals, Hot-dipped galvanized, Zinc, Steel

Indiana, United States of America, Americas

Methodology Note

Platts to launch US hot-dip galvanized steel price, change frequency

25 Feb 2020

Gasoline

United States of America, Oklahoma

Methodology Note

Group 3 gasoline to reflect 8.5 RVP on or around February 28

25 Feb 2020

Gasoline

United States of America

Methodology Note

San Francisco unleaded gasoline to reflect 9 RVP on or around March 16

25 Feb 2020

Crude oil, Sulfur

Europe

Market Notification

Platts to assess Forties de-escalator at 35 cents/b for March 2020

25 Feb 2020

Styrene monomer, Xylenes, Toluene, Orthoxylene, Paraxylene, Aromatics, Benzene, Petrochemical, ETBE, MTBE

Europe

Methodology Note

Platts clarifies assessment approach, rounding for European aromatics, MTBE, ETBE

25 Feb 2020

Steel, Iron ore

Northern Africa, China, Middle East, Americas

Methodology Note

Platts proposes to change existing DR grade pellet premium basis

25 Feb 2020

Ethanol

EMEA

MOC Participation Note

SUBSCRIBER NOTE: Lyondell Chemie Nederland BV to join EMEA - Ethanol-Physical MOC

24 Feb 2020

Reformulated blendstock for oxygenate blending, Gasoline, Blendstocks, Shipping

United States Gulf Coast, United States of America

Methodology Note

USGC RBOB and premium RBOB gasoline grades shift to 7.8 RVP on or around March 10

24 Feb 2020

Conventional blendstock for oxygenate blending, Blendstocks, Reformulated blendstock for oxygenate blending, Gasoline

United States of America

Methodology Note

Chicago gasoline shifts to 13.5 RVP on or around February 25

24 Feb 2020

Metallurgical coal, Steel, Low volatile, Coal, Metals, Hard coking coal, Sulfur

United States of America, Alabama, Ohio, United States Atlantic Coast

Methodology Note

Platts to change US met coal brand assessment pricing basis, laycan, use calculations

24 Feb 2020

Gasoline, Reformulated blendstock for oxygenate blending, Conventional blendstock for oxygenate blending

United States Atlantic Coast, United States of America

Methodology Note

USAC gasoline ratables to reflect 9 RVP on March 2

24 Feb 2020

NGL, Natural gasoline, E/P mix, Isobutane, Petrochemical, Ethane, Propane

Louisiana, United States of America, Texas, Kansas

Methodology Note

Platts to discontinue four US NGL assessments on May 1

24 Feb 2020

Iron ore pellet, Iron ore, Steel, Metals

Singapore, Middle East, Brazil, Northern Africa, China, Americas

Product Format Change

Platts to publish new direct reduction iron ore pellet assessments, 65% Fe fines Brazil netback

24 Feb 2020

Hard coking coal, Metallurgical coal, Steel, Coal, Metals, Premium hard coking coal

United States of America, Ohio, Australia

Product Format Change

Platts to stop publishing Oak Grove US hard coking coal relative price

21 Feb 2020

Crude oil, Refined products

Global

Methodology Note

Platts invites feedback on global oil timing and increments

21 Feb 2020

Crude oil, West Texas Intermediate crude, Brent crude

Texas, United States Gulf Coast

Methodology Note

SUBSCRIBER NOTE: Platts to begin assessing WTI Midland FOB Scapa Flow

21 Feb 2020

Grains, Sugar, Soybeans, Ethanol, Corn, Soybean meal, Agriculture, Soybean oil

Brazil

Holiday Notice

Platts Latin America Agriculture publishing schedule for February 24-26

21 Feb 2020

Crude oil, Brent crude

Methodology Note

Platts extends consultation on delivered cargoes in Cash BFOE

21 Feb 2020

Crude oil, Brent crude

Europe

Methodology Note

Platts proposes to reflect Cash BFOE partial contracts which settle on fallback day

21 Feb 2020

Paraxylene, Petrochemical

Taiwan, Asia, Singapore, China

Methodology Note

Platts to launch paraxylene demurrage assessment for 20,000 dwt vessel

20 Feb 2020

Sulfur, No. 2 fuel oil, Diesel fuel, Propane, Natural gas, Electricity

United States Atlantic Coast, United States Gulf Coast, United States of America, Pennsylvania, New England, New York

Methodology Note

SUBSCRIBER NOTE: Platts proposes discontinuing USAC high, low sulfur heating oil

19 Feb 2020

Diesel fuel, Ultra low sulfur diesel fuel, Gasoline

Peru, Brazil, United States of America, Americas, Mexico

Data Correction

SUBSCRIBER NOTE: Platts corrects February 18 Mexico, Peru and Brazil prices

19 Feb 2020

Ultra low sulfur diesel fuel

United States of America

Data Correction

SUBSCRIBER NOTE: Platts corrects February 18 ULSD export cargo

19 Feb 2020

Reformulated blendstock for oxygenate blending, Conventional blendstock for oxygenate blending, RIN credits, Blendstocks, Gasoline

United States Atlantic Coast, United States of America

Data Correction

SUBSCRIBER NOTE: Platts corrects February 18 USAC gasoline cargoes

19 Feb 2020

Alumina

Brazil, Singapore

Methodology Note

Platts to launch Atlantic alumina differential assessment from March 26

19 Feb 2020

Iron ore, Metals, Iron ore fines, Steel, Ores

Asia, China, Australia

Methodology Note

Platts to amend low end of Iron Ore Silica Differential band

18 Feb 2020

Natural gas

United States of America, North America

Methodology Note

Platts to use only ICE trades in preliminary monthly US natural gas indices

18 Feb 2020

Fuel oil, Refined products

Americas, United States Gulf Coast, United States Atlantic Coast

MOC Participation Note

Novum Energy Trading Inc. to join Americas USAC Fuel Oil Physical, Americas USGC Fuel Oil Physical MOC

17 Feb 2020

Paraxylene, Petrochemical

Northwest Europe, Europe

Market Notification

Platts backfills European January PX CP

17 Feb 2020

Crude oil, Brent crude

EMEA

Methodology Note

Platts clarifies guidelines for Dated Brent CIF Rotterdam conversion to FOB

17 Feb 2020

Ultra low sulfur diesel fuel, Diesel fuel, Sulfur

Europe, United Kingdom, Northwest Europe

Methodology Note

Platts to launch CIF UK ULSD cash differential assessment

17 Feb 2020

MTBE, Methanol, Toluene, Paraxylene, Benzene, Isomer-grade mixed xylenes, Petrochemical

Asia, Singapore

Contacts

Platts Singapore Petrochemicals: Please take note of the following contact details for the MOC process for February 17, 2020

14 Feb 2020

Blendstocks, RIN credits, Gasoline, Conventional blendstock for oxygenate blending, Crude oil, Reformulated blendstock for oxygenate blending

New York, United States of America

Methodology Note

Spill tax to be reinstated for New York gasoline cargo assessment

14 Feb 2020

Gasoline, European blendstock for oxygenated blending, Petrochemical, MTBE, Biofuel

Europe, Americas

Methodology Note

Platts proposes to launch MTBE FOB ARA spread to Eurobob gasoline front-month swap

13 Feb 2020

Gasoline

United States of America

Methodology Note

Portland gasoline RVP to reflect 13.5 RVP on or around February 14

13 Feb 2020

Olefins, Bitumen, Petrochemical, Petroleum

France, Malaysia, Switzerland, Singapore, Papua New Guinea, New Zealand, Finland, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Guam, Timor-Leste, Japan, Saudi Arabia, India, Pakistan, Tonga, United Kingdom, United States of America, Taiwan, New Caledonia, Estonia, Indonesia, Samoa, Australia, Burma, Cambodia, Canada, Israel, Fiji, Belgium, Egypt, Philippines

Product Format Change

New Enterprise Singapore symbols

13 Feb 2020

Polyethylene terephthalate bottle grade, Petrochemical, Polyethylene terephthalate recycled grade

United States of America

Methodology Note

SUBSCRIBER NOTE: Platts proposes new assessments for US recycled PET bales

13 Feb 2020

Maya crude, Crude oil

Mexico

Data Correction

Platts corrects Maya crude MPP values

12 Feb 2020

Wheat, Agriculture

Russia, United States of America, Ukraine, Europe

Methodology Note

Platts proposes launching Ukraine 11.5% wheat FOB Black Sea assessment

12 Feb 2020

Crude oil

Dubai, Oman, Asia, Kuwait

Methodology Note

Platts to update Kuwait Asia crude OSP calculation

12 Feb 2020

Fuel oil

Singapore, Malaysia

Methodology Note

Platts includes EM Splendour in Singapore Marine Fuel 0.5%S MOC

11 Feb 2020

Shipping, Gasoline, Conventional blendstock for oxygenate blending, Blendstocks

United States Gulf Coast, United States of America

Methodology Note

USGC conventional gasoline grades shift to 9 RVP; CBOB shifts to 10 RVP on or around March 10

11 Feb 2020

Bunker fuel

Shanghai, Fujairah, Singapore, Gibraltar, Japan, New York, Americas, Hong Kong, Saint Petersburg

Methodology Note

Platts launches Bunkerworld Marine Fuel 0.5%S index

11 Feb 2020

Reformulated blendstock for oxygenate blending, Gasoline, Conventional blendstock for oxygenate blending, Blendstocks

United States Atlantic Coast

Methodology Note

USAC gasoline shifts to 13.5 RVP, supplementals start March 2

11 Feb 2020

Gasoline, Conventional blendstock for oxygenate blending, Reformulated blendstock for oxygenate blending, Blendstocks

United States Atlantic Coast

Methodology Note

USAC premium gasoline shifts to 13.5 RVP, supplementals start February 24

11 Feb 2020

Caustic soda, Petrochemical

Europe, Mediterranean, Italy, Greece, Spain

Methodology Note

Platts proposes to launch new CFR Med caustic soda spot price assessment

11 Feb 2020

Caustic soda, Petrochemical

Northwest Europe, Europe

Methodology Note

Platts proposes to revise European caustic soda FOB location and cargo size

11 Feb 2020

Petrochemical, Styrene monomer

Asia, China

Data Correction

SUBSCRIBER NOTE: Platts Corrects Asian Styrene FOB Korea and CFR China H2 February price assessments for February 10, 2020

11 Feb 2020

Polypropylene, Injection grade homopolymer polypropylene, Block copolymer polypropylene, Raffia grade polypropylene, Petrochemical, Diethylene glycol

Turkey

Methodology Note

SUBSCRIBER NOTE: Platts to assess CFR Turkey polypropylene fiber grade

11 Feb 2020

Isomer-grade mixed xylenes, Mixed xylenes

Asia

MOC Participation Note

Idemitsu Kosan Co. Ltd. to join Asia Isomer-MX physical MOC

10 Feb 2020

Shipping

Americas, United States of America

Holiday Notice

SUBSCRIBER NOTE: No Americas tanker assessments to be published February 17

10 Feb 2020

Fuel oil, Bunker fuel

Singapore, Fujairah, New York, Europe

Methodology Note

Platts confirms density requirements, reference conversion factor for Marine Fuel 0.5% assessments

10 Feb 2020

Sulfur, Bunker fuel, Petroleum

Global

Methodology Note

Platts proposes to add minimum viscosity of 30 CST to global Marine Fuel 0.5% assessments

10 Feb 2020

Bunker fuel, Sulfur, Petroleum

Europe, Africa

Methodology Note

Platts to launch new European, African Marine Fuel 0.5% bunker assessments

10 Feb 2020

Paraxylene, MTBE, Methanol, Benzene, Isomer-grade mixed xylenes, Toluene, Petrochemical

Asia, Singapore

Contacts

Platts Singapore Petrochemicals: Please take note of the following contact details for the MOC process for February 10, 2020

07 Feb 2020

Crude oil

United Kingdom, EMEA, Europe, Western Africa

MOC Participation Note

Unipec UK Company Ltd to join EMEA - WAF Crude - Physical MOC

07 Feb 2020

LNG

EMEA

MOC Participation Note

Gunvor International B.V., Amsterdam, Geneva Branch to join EMEA - LNG - Physical MOC

07 Feb 2020

Crude oil, Brent crude, Maya crude

Indonesia, Asia, Abu Dhabi, Malaysia, Mexico, Russia, Japan, Western Africa

Methodology Note

Platts proposes to amend Cinta, Widuri crude assessment methodology

06 Feb 2020

Orthoxylene, Petrochemical

Northwest Europe, Europe

Market Notification

Platts backfills European January OX CP

06 Feb 2020

Naphtha

EMEA, United Kingdom

MOC Participation Note

CSC Commodities UK Limited to join EMEA - Naphtha-Paper MOC

06 Feb 2020

Diesel fuel, Jet fuel

Northwest Europe, EMEA

MOC Participation Note

Saras SpA to join EMEA - Jet Fuel Cargoes-Physical;EMEA - NWE Gasoil/Diesel - Physical MOC

06 Feb 2020

Alumina

Asia

MOC Participation Note

Concord Resources Limited to join Asia alumina physical MOC

05 Feb 2020

Crude oil

Europe

Data Correction

Platts corrects Feb 5, 2020 Cash BFOE 10:30 am intraday assessments

04 Feb 2020

Conventional blendstock for oxygenate blending, Gasoline

United States Gulf Coast, United States of America

Data Correction

SUBSCRIBER NOTE: Platts corrects February 3 forward cycles RVP value for USGC Unl 87 and CBOB

04 Feb 2020

Reformulated blendstock for oxygenate blending, Blendstocks, Shipping, Conventional blendstock for oxygenate blending, Gasoline

United States Gulf Coast, United States of America

Methodology Note

USGC RBOB, finished grades shift to 11.5 RVP, CBOB shifts to 12.5 RVP on or around February 27

04 Feb 2020

Petrochemical, Ethylene dichloride, Chlorine

Europe, Northwest Europe

Methodology Note

Platts proposes to introduce fixed calculation for European chlorine CP

04 Feb 2020

Naphtha

Northwest Europe, Europe

Data Correction

Platts corrects February 3, 2020 Naphtha assessments

04 Feb 2020

Butane

EMEA

Methodology Note

Platts changes volume range for Butane FOB West Med Coaster assessment

04 Feb 2020

Refined products

Europe

Methodology Note

Platts proposes changes to vessel requirements for CIF European distillates cargoes

03 Feb 2020

Ethylene, Petrochemical, Olefins

Louisiana, United States of America

Methodology Note

Platts to add a US ethylene FD Choctaw assessment

03 Feb 2020

Unleaded premium gasoline, Unleaded midgrade gasoline

United States Pacific Coast

Methodology Note

SUBSCRIBER NOTE: Los Angeles Unleaded 84 and Unleaded 88.5 to shift to 10 RVP on or around February 17

03 Feb 2020

Marine gasoil, Shipping, Bunker fuel, IFO 180 CST, IFO 380 CST, Fuel oil, Sulfur

United States of America, Americas

Methodology Note

Platts discontinues Buenos Aires IFO 380, 180 CST bunkers assessments

03 Feb 2020

Bunker fuel, Shipping, Sulfur, Emissions, Marine gasoil

North America, New York, Canada, United States of America, United States Atlantic Coast, United States Gulf Coast

Methodology Note

Platts to discontinue USAC, USGC 0.1% ultra low sulfur bunker assessments

03 Feb 2020

Bunker fuel, IFO 180 CST, Fuel oil, Sulfur, IFO 380 CST, Marine gasoil, Shipping

United States of America, Americas, Brazil

Methodology Note

Platts discontinues Santos IFO 380, 180 CST bunker fuel assessments

03 Feb 2020

California reformulated blendstock for oxygenate blending

California

Methodology Note

SUBSCRIBER NOTE: San Francisco CARBOB and premium CARBOB shift to 5.99 RVP on or around February 21

03 Feb 2020

California reformulated blendstock for oxygenate blending

California

Methodology Note

SUBSCRIBER NOTE: San Francisco CARBOB and premium CARBOB shift to 5.99 RVP on or around February 21

03 Feb 2020

California reformulated blendstock for oxygenate blending

United States Pacific Coast

Methodology Note

SUBSCRIBER NOTE: San Francisco CARBOB and premium CARBOB shift to 5.99 RVP on or around February 21

03 Feb 2020

Propane, E/P mix, Natural gasoline, NGL, Isobutane, Petrochemical, Ethane

Kansas, United States of America, Louisiana, Texas

Methodology Note

Platts proposes to discontinue four US NGL assessments

03 Feb 2020

Light straight run naphtha, Naphtha

United States Gulf Coast

Methodology Note

Platts changes LSR naphtha laycan and delivery basis

03 Feb 2020

Purified terephthalic acid, Petrochemical

India, Asia, Singapore

Methodology Note

Platts changes PTA CFR India assessment from weekly to daily effective Feb 3, 2020

03 Feb 2020

Coal, Metallurgical coke, Metals, Steel, Semi-premium coking coal

China, Tianjin

Methodology Note

Platts changes calculation formula for 62/60 CSR Met Coke China Export-Domestic Differential

03 Feb 2020

Coal, Metallurgical coal, Metals, Steel

China, Canada

Methodology Note

Platts discontinues Standard and Premium CFR China met coal relativities Feb 1, 2020

03 Feb 2020

LNG, Natural gas

Asia

Methodology Note

Platts clarifies maximum quantity range in Asia LNG MOC offers

31 Jan 2020

Crude oil, Natural gas, Petrochemical, Bunker fuel, Biofuel

United States of America, Asia, Asia Pacific, Europe

Product Format Change

Platts to reconfigure, consolidate BOTEs and rationale fixed pages

31 Jan 2020

Hot-dipped galvanized, Steel, Metals, Zinc

United States of America, Indiana, Americas

Methodology Note

Platts proposes new US HDG price, frequency change

31 Jan 2020

ETBE, MTBE, Xylenes, Petrochemical, Toluene

Europe

Methodology Note

Platts extends feedback period for European ETBE MOC maximum increment change proposal

31 Jan 2020

Mixed xylenes, Toluene, Petrochemical, European blendstock for oxygenated blending, Xylenes, Gasoline, ETBE

Europe

Methodology Note

Platts to make changes to European mixed xylenes and toluene MOC maximum increments

31 Jan 2020

Sulfur, No. 2 fuel oil

United States Gulf Coast, United States of America

Methodology Note

Platts discontinues USGC high sulfur heating oil forward cycles

31 Jan 2020

Sulfur, Ultra low sulfur diesel fuel, Diesel fuel

United Kingdom, Northwest Europe, Europe

Methodology Note

Platts proposes to launch CIF UK ULSD cash differential assessment

31 Jan 2020

Sugar, Raw sugar, White sugar, Agriculture

East Asia, Brazil, New York, Europe, Western Africa, Middle East

Methodology Note

SUBSCRIBER NOTE: Platts to discontinue World Spots sugar prices April 1

31 Jan 2020

Alumina

Singapore, Brazil

Methodology Note

Platts proposes launching new alumina Atlantic differential from March 26

31 Jan 2020

Alumina, Sulfur, Iron ore fines, Iron ore, Steel, Metals

China, Australia

Upcoming Event / Survey

S&P Global Platts proposes changes to its 58%-Fe iron ore coverage

30 Jan 2020

Natural gas

North America

Data Correction

Platts corrects price for Southern Star daily final index

30 Jan 2020

Diesel fuel, Jet fuel

Europe, EMEA

MOC Participation Note

SUBSCRIBER NOTE: Alvari SA to join EMEA - Gasoil/Diesel-Paper; EMEA - Jet Fuel-Paper MOC

29 Jan 2020

Natural gas, LNG

India, Middle East, Oman, Qatar

Methodology Note

Platts proposes changes to netback structure, basis of LNG FOB Middle East Netback

29 Jan 2020

Natural gas, LNG

India

Methodology Note

Platts proposes name change of DES West India assessment to West India Marker (WIM)

28 Jan 2020

Caustic soda

Europe, Northwest Europe

Methodology Note

Platts to discontinue European caustic soda contract price assessment

28 Jan 2020

Bunker fuel, Sulfur, Petroleum

Africa, Europe

Methodology Note

Platts proposes new European, African Marine Fuel 0.5% bunker assessments

28 Jan 2020

LPG, Naphtha

Mediterranean, Europe

Data Correction

Platts corrects January 24 western Mediterranean LPG commentary

28 Jan 2020

Coal

China, Beijing

Holiday Notice

Extended Lunar New Year publishing schedule for Platts China Coal prices

28 Jan 2020

Iron ore, Steel, Iron ore fines, Metals

Asia

Methodology Note

Platts proposes to amend low end of Iron Ore Silica Differential band

27 Jan 2020

U3O8, Uranium ore

United States of America, Canada, Global

Methodology Note

S&P Global Platts to begin daily global uranium U3O8 market reporting

27 Jan 2020

Crude oil

Africa, Europe

Methodology Note

Platts invites feedback on Europe & Africa crude oil

27 Jan 2020

Metals, Thermal coal, Coal, Steel

China, Asia

Holiday Notice

Extended Lunar New Year publishing schedule for Platts Asia metals, coal

24 Jan 2020

Bunker fuel

Hong Kong, Saint Petersburg, Japan, Gibraltar, Fujairah, South Korea, New York, Singapore, Shanghai

Methodology Note

Platts to launch Bunkerworld Marine Fuel 0.5%S Index

24 Jan 2020

Gasoline, California reformulated blendstock for oxygenate blending, Blendstocks

California, Pacific Coast

Methodology Note

SUBSCRIBER NOTE: Los Angeles CARBOB gasoline shifts to 5.99 RVP, suboctanes to 11.5 RVP on or around January 31

24 Jan 2020

Gasoline, Reformulated blendstock for oxygenate blending, Conventional blendstock for oxygenate blending, Blendstocks

United States of America, United States Atlantic Coast

Methodology Note

SUBSCRIBER NOTE: Platts USAC CBOB and RBOB ratable shifts to 13.5 RVP

24 Jan 2020

Soybean oil, Soybean meal, Soybeans, Vegetable oil

Brazil, United States of America

Methodology Note

SUBSCRIBER NOTE: Platts to launch FOB Brazil soybean oil, meal prices Mar 16

24 Jan 2020

Sulfur, Crude oil

Europe

Methodology Note

Platts to assess Forties de-escalator at 35 cents/b for February 2020

24 Jan 2020

Steel, Ferrous scrap, Metals

United Kingdom

Market Notification

Platts clarifies outright prices take priority in its UK ferrous scrap assessments

24 Jan 2020

Refined products

Japan

Holiday Notice

Japan oil products National Foundation Day publishing schedule

23 Jan 2020

California reformulated blendstock for oxygenate blending

United States Pacific Coast

Methodology Note

SUBSCRIBER NOTE: San Francisco CARBOB and premium CARBOB shift to 12.5 RVP on or around January 24

23 Jan 2020

IFO 380 CST, IFO 180 CST, Sulfur, Bunker fuel, Fuel oil, Shipping

Americas, Argentina

Methodology Note

Platts to discontinue Buenos Aires IFO 380, 180 CST bunkers assessments

23 Jan 2020

Crude oil, Refined products

Asia Pacific, China, Singapore

Product Format Change

Platts changes publication frequency of China tanker fixtures

22 Jan 2020

Steel, Metals, Hot-dipped galvanized, Zinc

United States of America, Americas, Indiana

Methodology Note

Platts proposes new US HDG price, frequency change

22 Jan 2020

Diesel fuel, Refined products

Russia

Methodology Note

Russian diesel winter-to-summer seasonality change for PFD and CFD

22 Jan 2020

Thermal coal, Coal

United States of America, China, Singapore, Asia

Methodology Note

Platts to amend Asian Thermal Coal assessments from April 1

22 Jan 2020

Coal, Thermal coal

China, United States of America

Methodology Note

Platts to discontinue thermal coal FOB China assessments from April 1

21 Jan 2020

Grains, Dry bulk freight

South Korea, China

Methodology Note

SUBSCRIBER NOTE: Platts proposes two new Atlantic Panamax dry bulk grains freight time charter equivalents

21 Jan 2020

Conventional blendstock for oxygenate blending, Gasoline, Blendstocks

United States Gulf Coast, Texas, United States of America, Georgia

Methodology Note

Platts proposes to start assessing US Gulf Coast RVP value

21 Jan 2020

Gasoline, Conventional blendstock for oxygenate blending, Blendstocks

United States Gulf Coast, Georgia, United States of America, Texas

Methodology Note

Platts proposes to discontinue US Gulf Coast gasoline summer supplementals

21 Jan 2020

Gasoline, European blendstock for oxygenated blending

EMEA

Methodology Note

Platts clarifies MOC guidelines for EMEA Gasoline financials

21 Jan 2020

Brent crude, Crude oil

Methodology Note

Platts clarifies North Sea basket (AAGIZ00) index

20 Jan 2020

Metallurgical coal, Coal, Metals, Premium hard coking coal, Hard coking coal, Steel

United States of America, Australia, Alabama

Product Format Change

SUBSCRIBER NOTE: Platts proposes to stop publishing Oak Grove US hard coking coal relative price

20 Jan 2020

Propane, LPG, Butane

Northwest Europe, Europe

Methodology Note

Platts to change rounding for LPG assessments

20 Jan 2020

Biodiesel, Ethanol, Biofuel

Singapore, Asia

Holiday Notice

Lunar New Year publishing schedule for Platts Biofuels

20 Jan 2020

Sugar

Singapore, Thailand

Holiday Notice

Lunar New Year publishing schedule for Platts Sugar

20 Jan 2020

Corn, Oilseeds, Crude palm oil, Grains, Soybeans, RBDP stearin, Wheat, Palm fatty acid distillate

Singapore, Australia, East Asia, Indonesia, China, India

Holiday Notice

Lunar New Year publishing schedule for Platts Grains & Oilseeds

20 Jan 2020

LNG

Singapore, Asia

Holiday Notice

Lunar New Year publishing schedule for Platts Asia LNG

17 Jan 2020

Diethylene glycol, Polypropylene, Injection grade homopolymer polypropylene, Fiber grade polypropylene, Block copolymer polypropylene, Raffia grade polypropylene, Petrochemical

Turkey

Methodology Note

Platts proposes launching CFR Turkey polypropylene fiber grade assessment

17 Jan 2020

Bunker fuel, Sulfur, Petroleum, Shipping

Global

Methodology Note

Merchantability of low viscosity Marine Fuel 0.5%S cargoes in Platts MOC

17 Jan 2020

Dry bulk freight, Shipping

Singapore, Asia

Holiday Notice

No East of Suez tanker assessments, Dry Freight Wire on Jan 27

17 Jan 2020

Crude oil, Oman Blend crude, Petroleum

Qatar, Dubai

Methodology Note

S&P Global Platts to update Qatar crude OSP calculation

16 Jan 2020

Paraxylene, Mixed xylenes, Aromatics, European blendstock for oxygenated blending, Copper, Xylenes, Ethylbenzene

Europe

Methodology Note

Platts extends feedback period for non-aromatics content in mixed xylene specification change proposal

16 Jan 2020

Ethylene oxide, Naphtha

Europe, Spain

Data Correction

Platts corrects January 15 naphtha assessment analysis

15 Jan 2020

Ethanol, Sugar, Oilseeds, Biofuel, Grains, Agriculture, Soybeans, Soybean meal, Corn

Brazil, Americas, United States of America

Holiday Notice

Platts Americas agriculture publishing schedule for January 20

15 Jan 2020

Crude oil, Fuel oil, Container freight

Texas, United States Gulf Coast

Methodology Note

Platts extends feedback on proposal to include Texas International Terminals Galveston in USGC Marine Fuel MOC process

15 Jan 2020

Mixed xylenes, Xylenes, Toluene diisocyanate, Toluene, European blendstock for oxygenated blending

Europe

Methodology Note

Platts decides to make changes to CIF ARA mixed xylene, toluene assessments

15 Jan 2020

Naphtha

United States Gulf Coast

Methodology Note

Platts to change LSR naphtha laycan and delivery basis

15 Jan 2020

Metals, Steel

Southeast Asia

Methodology Note

Platts proposes updates to HRC CFR ASEAN assessment

15 Jan 2020

Fuel oil

Asia

MOC Participation Note

Equinor ASA to join Asia fuel oil physical MOC

14 Jan 2020

Natural gas

North America

Holiday Notice

SUBSCRIBER NOTE: MLK holiday North American power trading schedule

14 Jan 2020

Crude oil

Europe

Data Correction

Platts clarifies labels on December 31, 2019 Cash BFOE assessments

13 Jan 2020

Ethanol, LCFS credits, CO2, Gasoline, Biofuel, Emissions

California

Methodology Note

Platts to update California ethanol assessments April 1

13 Jan 2020

Wet freight

Americas, United States of America

Holiday Notice

No Americas tanker assessments to be published January 20

13 Jan 2020

Used cooking oil methyl ester, Container freight, Biodiesel, Sulfur, Diesel fuel, CO2, Renewable

Germany, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Europe

Methodology Note

Platts proposes to launch daily UCOME FOB ARA and UCO CIF ARA assessments

13 Jan 2020

Fuel oil

Europe

Data Correction

Platts corrects Jan 10 CIF Med 3.5%, FOB Med 1% and 0.5% FOB Med fuel oil cargo assessments, and related netback assessments

13 Jan 2020

Sulfur, Vacuum gasoil

Europe

Data Correction

Platts corrects Jan 10 FOB Black Sea low and high sulfur vacuum gasoil cargoes

13 Jan 2020

Gasoline, European blendstock for oxygenated blending, Biofuel

Europe

Methodology Note

Platts launches E10 Eurobob Non-Oxy derivative assessments

13 Jan 2020

Ultra low sulfur diesel fuel, Diesel fuel

Ireland, Europe, Belgium, Netherlands, Northwest Europe, France, United Kingdom, Germany, Spain

Methodology Note

Platts to expand list of ports reflected in ULSD CIF NWE assessment

13 Jan 2020

LNG

EMEA

MOC Participation Note

JERA Global Markets Pte Ltd to join EMEA - LNG - Physical MOC

13 Jan 2020

Jet fuel

Belgium, United Kingdom, Northwest Europe, Europe

Methodology Note

Platts expands list of ports reflected in Jet CIF NWE cargoes MOC assessment process

13 Jan 2020

Thermal coal, Coal

China, Singapore, Asia, Beijing

Holiday Notice

Lunar New Year publishing schedule for Platts Asia thermal coal

13 Jan 2020

Jet fuel, Diesel fuel, Kerosene, Fuel oil, Naphtha, Gasoline

Singapore, Asia

Market Notification

Singapore oil product swaps assessments to roll over on Feb 17

13 Jan 2020

Naphtha

Japan, Singapore, Asia

Market Notification

SUBSCRIBER NOTE: Asia physical naphtha assessments to roll over after Feb 14

10 Jan 2020

Natural gas

Mexico

Methodology Note

SUBSCRIBER NOTE: Platts modifies existing transport rates for daily Mexico prices

10 Jan 2020

Butane

EMEA, Mediterranean

Methodology Note

Platts to change volume range for Butane FOB West Med Coaster assessment

10 Jan 2020

Fuel oil

Singapore, Malaysia

Methodology Note

Platts to include EM Splendour in Singapore Marine Fuel 0.5% MOC

09 Jan 2020

Ultra low sulfur diesel fuel, Diesel fuel, Middle distillates

Europe, Northwest Europe, United Kingdom, France

Market Notification

European Middle Distillate rationales for January 8, 2020

09 Jan 2020

Natural gas

North America

Methodology Note

Platts proposes to use only ICE trades in preliminary monthly Natural Gas Indices

08 Jan 2020

Petrochemical, High density polyethylene

Northwest Europe

Methodology Note

Platts launches daily Northwest European Recycled-HDPE assessment

08 Jan 2020

Sulfur, Bunker fuel, Marine gasoil, Fuel oil, High sulfur fuel oil

Global

Methodology Note

Platts reaffirms merchantability of Marine Fuel 0.5%S in MOC

08 Jan 2020

MTBE

Singapore, Asia Pacific, Asia

Methodology Note

Platts reflects JPTT terminal in Singapore MTBE MOC process

08 Jan 2020

Iron ore

Asia

MOC Participation Note

Jianlong (HongKong) International Trade to join Asia iron ore physical MOC

08 Jan 2020

MTBE

Asia

MOC Participation Note

Sunshine Oil to join Asia MTBE physical MOC

07 Jan 2020

Crude oil, Sulfur, Bunker fuel

Global

Methodology Note

SUBSCRIBER NOTE: Platts refining yields, netbacks and margins to incorporate 0.5%S marine fuel as applicable from January 13, 2020

07 Jan 2020

Petrochemicals

EMEA

Methodology Note

Platts proposes to discontinue European caustic soda contract price assessment

06 Jan 2020

Petrochemicals, Oil, Coal, Shipping

Americas

Methodology Note

Platts proposes to discontinue USAC, USGC 0.1% ultra low sulfur bunker assessments

06 Jan 2020

Oil

APAC

Data Correction

Corrects January 3 FOB Singapore HSFO 180 CST assessments

06 Jan 2020

Petrochemicals

APAC

Methodology Note

Platts ceases vessel size indications in Asia PX MOC

06 Jan 2020

Petrochemicals

APAC

Methodology Note

Platts amends CFR Taiwan/China PX laytime, demurrage guidelines

03 Jan 2020

Shipping

Global

Data Correction

Platts corrects Caribs-USAC and Caribs-USGC Suezmax rate for January 2

03 Jan 2020

Oil, Petrochemicals

Americas

Methodology Note

Platts launches Valparaiso Marine Fuel 0.5% bunkers assessment

03 Jan 2020

Oil

Global

Data Correction

Platts corrects January 2 North Sea differential, outright prices

03 Jan 2020

Petrochemicals

Global

Market Notification

Platts to launch daily Northwest European Recycled-HDPE assessment

03 Jan 2020

Metals, Natural Gas

APAC, Americas, EMEA

Product Format Change

PMC HTML display changes in January

03 Jan 2020

Oil

APAC

Market Notification

Platts invites feedback on Japan domestic oil products methodology

03 Jan 2020

Coal

APAC, EMEA

Market Notification

Singapore assessments December 26, 2019

03 Jan 2020

Oil

APAC

MOC Participation Note

Engie Global Markets to join Asia gasoline paper MOC

02 Jan 2020

Natural Gas

APAC

Market Notification

Methodology Change - Platts to extend JKM forward curve

02 Jan 2020

Oil, Natural gas

Americas, EMEA, APAC

Methodology Note

Platts adds Cactus II, Midland-to-ECHO II pipeline provenance to global WTI assessments

02 Jan 2020

Natural gas, Natural Gas

Americas

Market Notification

Platts launches analytical feedgas cost model for US LNG export terminals

02 Jan 2020

Natural Gas

Americas

Market Notification

Platts restores archived symbols and data for M2Ms forward curves

02 Jan 2020

Natural Gas

Americas

Other

SUBSCRIBER NOTE: Platts launches analytical feedgas cost model for US LNG export terminals

02 Jan 2020

Oil, Agriculture

Americas

MOC Participation Request

SUBSCRIBER NOTE: Mercuria Energy America LLC to join Americas MOC

02 Jan 2020

Natural Gas

EMEA

MOC Participation Note

ENI Trading and Shipping SPA to join EMEA - LNG - Physical MOC

02 Jan 2020

Shipping

EMEA, Americas

Methodology Note

Platts amends cargo sizes for Caribbean Suezmax assessments

02 Jan 2020

Shipping

EMEA, APAC, Americas

Methodology Note

Platts discontinues 90kt, 150 kt Americas freight assessments

02 Jan 2020

Oil

EMEA

Methodology Note

Platts sets organic chloride limit for European naphtha specification

02 Jan 2020

Natural gas

Global

Methodology Note

Platts changes volume range, basis for FOB NWE Seagoing Butane assessment

02 Jan 2020

Oil

EMEA, APAC

Methodology Note

SUBSCRIBER NOTE: Platts amends demurrage formula for Black Sea crude FOB netback assessments

02 Jan 2020

Oil

EMEA

Methodology Note

SUBSCRIBER NOTE: Platts reflects ex-Primorsk Urals crude cargoes in CIF Augusta

02 Jan 2020

LNG, Natural gas, Fuel oil

Global

Methodology Note

Platts changes LNG freight fuel assumptions

02 Jan 2020

Natural gas

EMEA

Methodology Note

Platts renames European Butane CIF 1,000-3,000 MT assessment

02 Jan 2020

Oil, Petrochemicals

EMEA

Methodology Note

SUBSCRIBER NOTE: Platts changes FOB NWE WAF-grade gasoline spec

02 Jan 2020

Petrochemicals

APAC

Holiday Notice

Lunar New Year publishing schedule for Platts Asia petrochemicals

02 Jan 2020

Petrochemicals, Oil

EMEA

Methodology Note

Platts launches amendment to the 0.1%S FOB and CIF Med gasoil load locations

02 Jan 2020

Oil

EMEA

Methodology Note

Platts launches assessment of West African FOB STS Lome jet fuel

02 Jan 2020

Petrochemicals

APAC

Methodology Note

Platts includes Jiangyin in CFR Taiwan/China paraxylene MOC assessment process

02 Jan 2020

Metals, Coal

APAC, EMEA

Methodology Note

Platts renames metals derivatives assessments, starts databasing Mo0 until month-end

02 Jan 2020

Metals, Natural gas, Oil, Petrochemicals

APAC, EMEA, Americas

Methodology Note

Platts makes several changes to Asia LPG assessments from Jan

02 Jan 2020

Oil

EMEA, APAC

Market Notification

Platts Quality Premium for Mar-loading Murban set at $1.0191/b

02 Jan 2020

Oil, Natural gas

APAC, EMEA

Methodology Note

Platts amends Indonesia's Minas crude assessment methodology

02 Jan 2020

Natural Gas, Agriculture, Petrochemicals

Americas, APAC

Methodology Note

Platts discontinues duplicate USD.MYR forex assessment Jan 2

02 Jan 2020

Metals, Coal

APAC

Methodology Note

Platts renames Hail Creek met coal brand to GLV

02 Jan 2020

Petrochemicals, Oil

APAC

Methodology Note

Platts discontinues publication of high sulfur bunker prices at four Taiwan ports

02 Jan 2020

Metals, Petrochemicals

APAC, Americas

Methodology Note

Subscriber note: Platts amends Asia lump iron ore methodology, launches outright values

02 Jan 2020

Oil

APAC

Methodology Note

Platts amends minimum increments in Singapore HSFO, MF0.5% cargo MOC

02 Jan 2020

Oil

APAC, EMEA

Methodology Note

Platts discontinues Asian Crude Index from Jan 2, 2020

02 Jan 2020

Agriculture

APAC

Methodology Note

Platts discontinues Thai J-Spec raw sugar assessment

31 Dec 2019

Natural Gas

APAC

Data Correction

S&P Global Platts corrects JKM and JKM at London MOC prices for Dec 16-27

31 Dec 2019

Oil

Americas

Holiday Notice

Platts clarifies US intraday crude, refined products publishing on New Year’s Eve

31 Dec 2019

Oil

Global

Methodology Note

SUBSCRIBER NOTE: Worldscale rates for 2020 Med crude and Urals NWE

31 Dec 2019

Oil

APAC

Methodology Note

SUBSCRIBER NOTE: Freight netback for Azeri Light FOB Ceyhan in 2020

31 Dec 2019

Oil

APAC, EMEA

Methodology Note

SUBSCRIBER NOTE: Freight netback for Azeri Light FOB Supsa in 2020

31 Dec 2019

Oil

EMEA

Methodology Note

Freight netback for CPC Blend FOB CPC Terminal in 2020

31 Dec 2019

Oil

Global

Methodology Note

Freight netback for Urals FOB Primorsk in 2020

31 Dec 2019

Oil

Global

Methodology Note

Freight netback for Urals FOB ex-Baltic in 2020

31 Dec 2019

Oil

EMEA

Methodology Note

Freight netback for Urals FOB Novorossiisk in 2020

31 Dec 2019

Oil

Global

Methodology Note

Worldscale rates for BFOE CIF Rotterdam Dated Brent in 2020

31 Dec 2019

Oil, Agriculture

EMEA

Methodology Note

Platts to launch E10 Eurobob Non-Oxy derivative assessments

30 Dec 2019

Oil

EMEA

Methodology Note

Platts publishes European VGO netbacks for 2020

30 Dec 2019

Oil, Petrochemicals

EMEA

Methodology Note

Platts updates European fuel oil netbacks for 2020

30 Dec 2019

Petrochemicals, Oil

APAC

Methodology Note

Platts to discontinue publication of high sulfur bunker prices at four Taiwan ports

27 Dec 2019

Natural Gas

Americas

Holiday Notice

New Year’s holiday North American gas trading schedule

27 Dec 2019

Oil

EMEA

Methodology Note

Worldscale rates for 2020 Russian product netbacks

27 Dec 2019

Oil

EMEA

MOC Participation Note

SUBSCRIBER NOTE: Uniper Energy DMCC to join EMEA LS fuel oil physical MOCs

27 Dec 2019

Oil, Natural gas

EMEA

Methodology Note

Platts proposes rounding changes for LPG assessments

26 Dec 2019

Oil, Shipping

Americas

Market Notification

Platts updates Brazil Import Parity Price freight calculations

24 Dec 2019

Petrochemicals

EMEA, Americas

Holiday Notice

No weekly petrochemical assessments through Jan 1

24 Dec 2019

Petrochemicals, Oil

EMEA

Methodology Note

Platts to assess Forties de-escalator at 30 cents/b for January 2020

24 Dec 2019

Oil, Petrochemicals

EMEA

Methodology Note

Platts updates clean refined products netbacks for 2020

24 Dec 2019

Oil

Global

Methodology Note

Platts to launch ODF assessment for Urals CIF Augusta methodology change

23 Dec 2019

Natural Gas

Americas

Holiday Notice

Christmas, New Year publishing schedule for Platts Americas LNG

23 Dec 2019

Coal, Metals

APAC

Methodology Note

Platts to change calculation formula for 62/60 CSR Met Coke China Export-Domestic Differential

23 Dec 2019

Electric Power, Natural Gas

EMEA

Holiday Notice

S&P Global Platts holiday publication schedule for daily Netherlands SMR hydrogen assessments

23 Dec 2019

Oil

EMEA, APAC

Methodology Note

Platts to discontinue Nile Blend crude differential to Minas ICP assessment Mar 2, 2020

23 Dec 2019

Oil

APAC

MOC Participation Note

Hotei Capital Pte Ltd to join Asia gasoil, jet fuel paper MOCs

23 Dec 2019

Oil

Asia

Holiday Notice

SUBSCRIBER NOTE: Japan oil products Coming of Age Day publishing schedule

20 Dec 2019

Natural Gas

EMEA, APAC

Market Notification

SUBSCRIBER NOTE: Platts ceases publishing NYMEX HH Gas Futures Closing Price table and Competitive Fuels graphs in LNG Daily

20 Dec 2019

Agriculture

Americas

Holiday Notice

Platts Americas ags publishing schedule for Christmas and New Year's holidays

20 Dec 2019

Metals

global

Methodology Note

S&P Global Platts proposes daily global uranium U3O8 market reporting

20 Dec 2019

Petrochemicals

EMEA, APAC, Americas

Data Correction

Platts corrects European PX assessments for December 11

20 Dec 2019

Natural Gas

Americas

Holiday Notice

Christmas holiday North American gas trading schedule

20 Dec 2019

Natural Gas

Americas

Holiday Notice

Christmas holiday North American power and gas trading schedule

20 Dec 2019

Petrochemicals

APAC

Data Correction

Platts corrects Asia PX price assessments, yuan conversion for Dec 11, 2019

20 Dec 2019

Metals

Americas, EMEA

Methodology Note

Platts proposes launching new alumina Atlantic differential from Feb 27

20 Dec 2019

Natural Gas

APAC

MOC Participation Note

ENN International Trading (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. to join Asia JKM LNG physical, paper MOC

19 Dec 2019

Agriculture

Americas

Methodology Note

S&P Global Platts clarifies 2020 RVO calculation

19 Dec 2019

Metals

Americas, APAC, EMEA

Holiday Notice

Global metals schedule for December holidays

19 Dec 2019

Oil

Americas

Holiday Notice

Christmas 2019 Americas oil schedule

19 Dec 2019

Natural Gas

Americas

Market Notification

Platts modifies Enerdata CGPR daily gas holiday publishing schedule

19 Dec 2019

Metals, Coal

APAC

Market Notification

S&P Global Platts corrects Australian coking coal trade information

19 Dec 2019

Oil

APAC

MOC Participation Note

First Abu Dhabi Bank PJSC to join Asia fuel oil, gasoil, jet fuel paper MOCs

19 Dec 2019

Oil

APAC

Methodology Note

2020 freight netbacks for Asia/AG oil product assessments

18 Dec 2019

Coal, Oil

Global

Holiday Notice

Holiday notice

18 Dec 2019

Agriculture

Americas, EMEA

Methodology Note

METHODOLOGY: Platts proposes to discontinue World Spots sugar prices Apr 1

18 Dec 2019

Coal, Oil, Agriculture

Americas

Methodology Note

Platts proposes to launch basis 70 CI North California ethanol assessments

18 Dec 2019

Electric Power

Americas

Methodology Note

Platts launches Mid-C hourly bilateral power indexes

18 Dec 2019

Natural Gas, Electric Power, Coal

EMEA, Americas

Methodology Note

Platts Launches New Daily Hydrogen Assessments

18 Dec 2019

Oil

EMEA

Methodology Note

Platts to expand list of ports reflected in ULSD CIF NWE assessment

18 Dec 2019

Natural Gas

APAC

Data Correction

Platts corrects December 16, 17 JKM seasonal derivative assessments in LNG Daily

18 Dec 2019

APAC

Data Correction

Corrects Dec 17 Naphtha FOB Singapore Cargo Financial BalMo

18 Dec 2019

Natural Gas

APAC

Holiday Notice

Christmas, New Year publishing schedule for Platts Asia LNG

18 Dec 2019

Agriculture

Americas

Data Correction

SUBSCRIBER NOTE: Platts corrects December 17 Latin America corn assessments

17 Dec 2019

Oil, Petrochemicals

Americas

Methodology Note

Platts to launch Valparaiso 0.5% bunkers assessment

17 Dec 2019

Electric Power

Americas

Market Notification

Platts launches new Daily Renewable Generation Curtailment Indices

17 Dec 2019

Oil

Global

Product Format Change

Decimal place correction for Jet Fuel FOB West Africa symbols

17 Dec 2019

Oil

Americas

Data Correction

Platts corrects Sep 6-Nov 27 Brazil IPP weekly average

17 Dec 2019

Oil, Agriculture

EMEA

Methodology Note

Platts proposes to launch E10 Eurobob Non-Oxy derivative assessments

17 Dec 2019

Oil, Petrochemicals

EMEA

Methodology Note

Platts proposes amending Europe ETBE, MX, toluene MOC increments

17 Dec 2019

Petrochemicals, Oil

EMEA

Holiday Notice

SUBSCRIBER NOTE: European MTBE/ETBE MOC dates for Christmas, New Year 2019

17 Dec 2019

Natural Gas

APAC

Methodology Note

ENGIE Energy Marketing Singapore Pte. Ltd. to join Asia JKM LNG MOC

16 Dec 2019

Oil, Petrochemicals

Americas

Holiday Notice

SUBSCRIBER NOTE: Platts changes Buckeye Pipeline assessment dates for winter holidays

16 Dec 2019

Shipping

EMEA

Methodology Note

Platts discontinues West of Suez clean barge rates

16 Dec 2019

Agriculture

EMEA

Holiday Notice

Europe biofuel barge MOC dates for Christmas, New Year holidays 2019

16 Dec 2019

Oil, Agriculture

EMEA

Holiday Notice

2019 European agriculture assessments around Christmas and New Year

16 Dec 2019

Natural Gas

APAC

Methodology Note

S&P Global Platts launches yuan conversions of JKM LNG assessment

16 Dec 2019

Natural Gas

APAC, EMEA

Methodology Note

Platts launches new seasonal, calendar year JKM derivative assessments

16 Dec 2019

Coal

APAC

Methodology Note

Platts proposes aligning Asian thermal coal assessments from Apr 1

16 Dec 2019

Thermal coal, Coal

China, United States of America

Methodology Note

Platts extends feedback period for proposal to discontinue thermal coal FOB China assessment

13 Dec 2019

Oil

EMEA

Holiday Notice

SUBSCRIBER NOTE: 2019 European and African oil assessments around Christmas and New Year

13 Dec 2019

Oil

EMEA

Methodology Note

SUBSCRIBER NOTE: Platts clarifies wording of Europe barge MOC dates for Christmas, New Year holidays 2019

13 Dec 2019