Oil Prices

Oil Pricing Information Category from Platts

Delivering transparent oil prices data is one of the many ways Platts demonstrates dedication to helping customers in the energy industry operate globally with greater transparency and efficiency.

Providing independent and respected crude oil, refined product and oil derivatives pricing information helps you stay on top of industry trends and identify the data that is relevant to your decision making processes.

Platts’ range of oil products includes solutions to meet the needs of a wide variety of roles, including


Ensure you get the best deal using up-to-date and accurate pricing information using Platts’ daily price assessments alongside the historical data built through decades of monitoring and reporting.

Key products:Market Data – OilGlobal Alert

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Risk managers

Manage exposure to risk with Platts comprehensive and up-to-date market and forward curve data; calculate key metrics such as Value-at-Risk (VaR) and Potential Future Exposure (PFE) to gain a confident assessment of the oil market.

Key products:Forward Curve – OilMarket Data – Oil

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Platts provides reliable data when you need it, giving you everything you need to complete an objective and accurate analysis of the oil industry.

Key products:Crude Oil MarketwireMarket Data – Oil

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Industry professionals

Platts’ solutions provide oil industry professionals with independent and reliable data which will quickly enable you to identify relevant information and trends.

Key products:Market Data – OilOilgram News

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Over the last 100 years Platts has become the leading global provider of spot and contract pricing data for the physical and financially settled derivatives oil markets.

Oil Price Coverage

Oil Spot & Contract Prices Platts benchmark oil prices are widely used throughout the entire supply chain. From producer to consumer, traders to risk managers and analysts, as well back office and settlements teams our daily, intra-day and end-of-day prices ensure financial institutions, energy companies and governments are competitively pricing their regional and global oil transactions.
Related products:Marketdata – oilUS Marketscan
Forward Curves / Swaps / Derivatives Pricing provides Risk Managers and Portfolio Managers with real-time forward curve assessments of the global oil derivatives market based on spot market activity.
Related products:Forwardcurve – oil
Third Party Data Analysts can get a full picture of the global oil market with fundamental statistics from the IEA, API, OPEC and others plus weather and exchange data from ICE, NYMEX, DME and others.
Related products:Marketdata – oil
Historical Data Planners, Traders, Risk managers, Quants and Analysts can access complete historical Platts crude oil and products market data categories going back to the time it was first assessed (often decades) . This information is invaluable for trending and also aids with strategic and investment planning.
Related products:Marketdata – oilGlobal Alert
End-of-Day Data Files this service provides you with our end-of-day assessments, corrections, third-party data, and a rolling 45-day historical database. These are delivered via FTP for integration into your back office applications, or can be downloaded from our website.
Related products:Marketdata – oilMarketdata-eWindow
Custom Oil Data Allows those people looking for data covering very specific periods of time can opt to customize the data sets that they would like to receive to help them with one-off projects.
Related products:Customer pricing dataCustom curves
Data Add-on Allows you to optimize your real-time Global Alerts service with access to Platts published oil prices in data-point format for use in built-in charting tools on delivery platforms and export into other applications for further analysis with no cutting and pasting.
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Key Products

ProductProduct Information
Global AlertGlobal Alert is a complete real-time information service for the global energy industry, providing breaking reports of deals done, price indicators for crude and products and more than 200 end-of-day assessments.
Crude Oil MarketWireCrude Oil MarketWire provides detailed global crude oil market information including crude oil news, market commentary, oil price spreads, trade updates, future settlement prices, and much more.
U.S. MarketscanU.S. Marketscan provides a daily market overview of the major refined products in the United States including oil spot prices for key products gasoline, heating oil, jet fuel, residual fuel and naphtha prices and more.
European MarketscanPlatts European Marketscan delivers critical oil news and analysis on changes in key product prices for the refined oil product markets.
Asia Pacific/Arab Gulf MarketscanPlatts Asia Pacific/Arab Gulf Marketscan (APAG Marketscan) gives you a comprehensive daily overview of the Asia oil market.
Oilgram Price ReportPlatts Oilgram Price Report delivers a vast array of Platts international prices for crude oil and derived products, netback tables, and market-critical data.
Latin American WireLatin American Wire delivers comprehensive oil news and price coverage of the Latin and Caribbean crude and products markets.
Oil Arbitrage WireOil Arbitrage Wire Provides you with the very latest refiner feedstock and blendstock prices, the most up-to-date news, plus oil market analysis each business day.
Forward CurveForward Curve Oil provides real-time forward curve assessments of the global oil derivatives market.
Market DataMarket Data Platts provides end-of-day oil price assessments, corrections, third-party data, and a rolling 45-day historical database. Complete and custom historical data sets are also available.
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Oil Market Coverage

Many of Platts’ daily crude oil prices and refined products spot market price assessments are recognized as industry benchmarks across all regions. They are used in a variety of ways including for the settlement of floating oil price deals, under long-term contracts, on a spot basis and for the settlement of derivatives contracts such as swaps and by futures exchanges. The following is a list of all our key price benchmarks in the Americas, Asia and EMEA:

Middle East - DubaiNorth Sea - Dated Brent
US - WTISingapore - Gasoil Reg 0.5% Sulfur
Rotterdam (FOB) - Diesel 10 PpmUS Gulf Coast - Diesel No. 2
Singapore - HSFO 180 CSTSingapore - HSFO 380 CST
Rotterdam (FOB) - Fuel Oil 3.5%US Gulf Coast - Fuel Oil No. 6
Singapore - Gasoline 92 UnleadedNWE (CIF) - Gasoline 10ppm
US Gulf Coast - PrimarySingapore - Jet Kerosene
Rotterdam (FOB) - JetUS Gulf Coast - Jet 54
Japan - NaphthaNWE (CIF)- Naphtha
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