Skip Navigation LinksHome|Products & Services|Oil Products & Services

Oil Prices, Industry News and Analysis

Bakken: The King in the North
Platts' Bakken crude oil assessment represents the light sweet crude traded close to the wellhead at North Dakota terminals in the Williston Basin.
Bakken: The King in the North

Oil Products & Services


Get access to global oil market data and information - oil price data, live pricing and news, expert reports and commentary as well as mapping. Select an option below to see the products on offer:


Oil Price Assessments & Indices

Oil Market Reports
Oil Real-time news alerts

Oil Maps & Geospatial

Latest Oil News & Analysis


HSFO FOB Rotterdam barge crack discount to Dated Brent widest since Jan
London (Platts)--22 May 2015 729 am EDT/1129 GMT

The high-sulfur FOB fuel oil Rotterdam barge crack spread against Dated Brent has reached its widest discount since the beginning of January, standing at $14.24/barrel, Platts data shows.
Known unknowns: The potential repercussions of Iran's return to world oil markets
May 5, 2015 10:48:00 EST

With OPEC's June 5th meeting fast approaching, and discussions ongoing as to the lifting of sanctions on Iran, Beth Evans, Margaret McQuaile,Stuart Elliott, and Herman Wang analyse how the flow of Iranian crude could alter global supply-demand dynamics, and assess the possible affect on prices.
Crude oil market outlook
May 19, 2015 - The North Sea crude oil market showed mixed signals May 15, while steady buying is seen in the Middle East sour crude market.
Read More Oil News

Conference & Events


Across the Americas, Europe and Asia, senior executives gather to listen to expert speakers and network with their peers in petroleum industry as they help set the agenda for energy policy and sustainability.




European Bunker Fuel, 6th Annual

Rotterdam, The Netherlands


Seoul Oil Forum

Seoul, South Korea






© 2015 Platts, McGraw Hill Financial. All rights reserved.