Platts Forward Curve-Oil (PFC-Oil) provides forward curve assessments as well as indispensable analytical coverage and market commentary on the global derivatives market. This information is based on real market activity to provide you with a relevant and independent point of view.BenefitsPFC-Oil eliminates bias that may be present in broker curves and provides you with an independent data source to help you manage exposure to oil price volatility and regulatory risk.Confidently assess the market values of oil assets and liabilitiesReport the fair value of derivative instruments on financial statements and disclosures with confidenceSupport portfolio risk functions, such as stress testing and scenario buildingCalculate meaningful market risk metrics, such as Value-at-Risk (VaR)Validate internally-derived forward curves against third-party dataFeaturesPFC-Oil provides real-time forward curve assessments of the global derivatives market. Features include:More than 60 assessments of forward curves- plus spreads and differentials- that include more than 2,200 individual data points in the Asian, European, and Americas petroleum marketsAssessments that extend out up to three calendar years and are offered as monthly, quarterly, and calendar-year packagesCoverage of exchange-traded and over-the-counter swapsIndependent commentary and analysis from dedicated market analystsHistorical data for the over-the-counter derivatives marketPlatts Forward Curve - Oil comprises three separate deliverables covering Europe, Asia, and the Americas. European SeriesPFC-Oil provides swap price assessments for crude oil and refined products for more than 1400 data points, going forward three years.Crude swap assessments include:Brent Contract for Difference (CFD)Dated to frontline BrentWest Texas Intermediate (WTI) - BrentBrent - Dubai Exchange of Futures for Swaps (EFS)Dubai inter-month swapsCrude oil product swaps include:Crack spread swaps relating to the value of gasoline, naptha, and gasoil to BrentA selection of European benchmark swaps, including gasoline, naptha, jet kerosene, diesel and gasoil, and fuel oilAsia SeriesIn addition to providing assessments for swap values on Tapis and Dubai, two regional marker crude oils, PFC - Oil provides assessments of oil prices and spreads in Singapore.Americas SeriesThe Americas series reports on swaps traded in the US as well as on the Atlantic, Gulf, and West Coasts. Crude swaps cover gasoline, jet fuel, heating oil, and residual swaps.Subscription Add-onMarket Data – OilUpgrade your subscription to include Market Data- Oil. With one click of the mouse, you will have access to the latest oil price assessments in a data-point format that is easy to import and analyze. Market Data- Oil also provides:End-of-day assessmentsThird-party dataRolling 45-day historical database for key assessmentsThis is the most efficient and reliable way to receive Platts’ industry-standard benchmark assessments. For further information, please contact Platts Sales. Purchase and Delivery OptionsCostsFor more information about the price of this product, please contact your nearest Platts office. Many clients purchase multiple subscriptions to ensure their entire staff has access to Platts’ information. We will work with you to ensure that your staff is appropriately licensed, the correct discount levels is received, and our distribution methods meet your specific needs.Basic DeliveryYou can receive PFC-Oil on your PC via Platts' proprietary platform Platts on the Net or over EMIS. EMIS is a browser-based platform incorporating an easy and intuitive navigation scheme, including user-defined layouts and an improved search engine.Subscribers to Global Alert can receive PFC-Oil as an add-on service to their package.Delivery PartnersPlatts partners play a critical role to help ensure your company's success. We are pleased to have cooperative partnerships with the world's leading data delivery and analysis companies to help you extend the value of the information we provide throughout your organization. Please contact your nearest Platts office to discover whether you can access PFC-Oil through your existing vendor's delivery platform.Multiple-user SubscriptionsMany clients purchase multiple subscriptions to ensure their entire staff has access to Platts information. We will work with you to ensure our distribution methods meet your specific needs. For details, contact your nearest Platts office.Real-time Content Distribution – XML DirectPlatts XML Direct is a real-time content distribution solution. Platts XML Direct uses IBM MQ Series® messaging technology with a simplified XML message format to provide fast and reliable delivery of Platts’ textual and numeric content. This capability not only improves distribution of real-time content through Platts’ third-party distribution partner services, but it also provides real-time streaming content directly to qualified customers.