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For the last 100 years, Platts has been providing the energy industry with business-critical market news and data, benchmark price assessments, insightful newsletters, and leading conferences. As the most trusted, reliable and independent provider of energy news and metals information in the world, Platts information enable markets to operate with efficiency and transparency. Whether you are in the front office looking for daily energy price and market commentary, or in risk management looking for forward curve data, or in strategic planning looking for fundamental market data teamed with geospatial mapping layers, Platts offers you the complete solution. Read Platts Capabilities Brochure
Real-Time News and Market Alerts
Platts award-winning editorial team provide insightful energy and metals industry news – whether it be a flash about a significant move in the price of oil or shut down of a refinery, or in-depth analysis of a new energy policy - you get the news that impacts your business, delivered in real-time so you can react in real-time. Alongside the news, Platts also provides market commentary, allowing you to see who is trading and what is driving prices, thus bring a very important level of transparency to the market.
Market Data & Price Assessments
Platts publishes more than 8,500 prices per day – including our gold standard benchmark price assessments – to ensure traders, energy companies and governments are competitively pricing their energy transactions. We also provide intraday indicators and 700 short and long term forward curves from actual transactions and modeled values. In addition, Platts provides you with fundamental market data, such as storage, operational capacity and inventory to aid trading strategy and allow analysts to look at supply and demand trends.
Platts extensive list of newsletters covers every aspect of the energy and metals industry. From oil exploration to natural gas supply, clean coal technology to emissions regulations, polymers news to M & A within the metals industry, Platts brings you the latest, most insightful news. These publications bring you daily, weekly or bi-weekly updates on the various markets, digging deep under the skin of some of our real-time stories or headline news to uncover the story behind the story and provide deep analysis of the cause and effect.
Use Platts’ analysis platforms to forecast price movements within the market. We have the tools you can use to interrogate and download price and data points. Read more on how we can help you make informed business decisions.
Maps and Geospatial
Platts is continually updating and building upon its proprietary global energy infrastructure map layers, leveraging the deep knowledge of its award-winning cartography team to help analysts and investors evaluate capital investment opportunities. From this detailed information, the Platts team is also able to offer energy professionals wall maps covering multiple regions, infrastructures and commodity types to help people visualize the world’s energy footprint.
Commodity Risk Solutions
To meet the specialized needs of the global risk management community, Platts produces and delivers forward curves, custom curves, and analytical data every day across a range of commodities, including crude oil and refined products, electric power, natural gas, and coal. Flexible delivery options ensure you can access your data in a format that best suits your needs.
Conferences & Events
Platts has 60+ conferences covering all the major topics highlighted in our extensive portfolio of products. Across the Americas and Europe, senior executives gather to listen to expert speakers and network with their peers as they help set the agenda for energy policy and sustainability. Platts also runs two best in class events - one to celebrate Platts Top 250 Global Company Rankings and the Platts Global Energy Awards, celebrating achievements in the industry.