Introduction of new products and data sources

Platts to Add Group 3 84 Octane Gas Assessments

On July 23, 2013, Platts announced it will launch a U.S. Midwest Group 3 84 sub-octane (V grade) gasoline assessment that will reflect the Magellan Pipeline specifications at the Tulsa, OK, injection site on an FOB basis, effective September 3. At the same time, Platts is still seeking feedback on the discontinuing of its Group 3 conventional 87 octane gasoline (N grade) assessment, effective December 31.

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Data Sources: Platts  |  Effective Date: September 03, 2013

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Introduction of new products and data sources US Department of Energy Launches Mobile Application for Energy Emergencies

On November 17, 2014, the U.S. Department of Energy launched a free mobile application called Lantern Live which helps individuals quickly find and share information about nearby gas stations and power outages during energy emergencies. Lantern Live is available for … Continued

Data Sources: Other  |  Effective Date: November 17, 2014

Introduction of new products and data sources NYMEX to List Cash-Settled Louisiana Light Sweet Crude Oil Futures

On December 8, 2014, NYMEX will list three new cash-settled Louisiana Light Sweet (LLS) crude oil futures on the NYMEX trading floor and CME Globex. These contracts will be available for submission for clearing through CME ClearPort. New futures may … Continued

Data Sources: NYMEX  |  Effective Date: December 08, 2014

Introduction of new products and data sources Argus Adds New Gulf Coast Markets to its Refined Products Module

On November 21, 2014, Argus introduced the following new markets to its Forward Curves publication and the Refined Products data module: Market ID Description 207 Gulf Coast naphtha 40N+A 208 Gulf Coast naphtha full range 209 Gulf Coast naphtha LSR … Continued

Data Sources: Argus  |  Effective Date: November 21, 2014

Changes of attributes; product replacements NYMEX Permits Block Trading in Crude Oil BALMO Futures and MidCurve Options

On November 24, 2014, NYMEX introduced block trading for the following contracts: Product Title Block Trade Minimum Threshold Canadian Heavy Crude Oil (Net Energy) BALMO Futures 5 contracts Crude Oil MidCurve Options 5 contracts   See the original announcement.

Data Sources: NYMEX  |  Effective Date: November 24, 2014

Introduction of new products and data sources EIA Launches New Tool for Oil Import Analysis

On November 20, 2014, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) released a new US Crude Oil Import Tracking Tool that allows policymakers, analysts, and the public to more easily track trends in crude oil imports. Users can sort and display crude … Continued

Data Sources: EIA  |  Effective Date: November 20, 2014

Introduction of new products and data sources ICE Futures Europe Announces Launch of Two Energy Contracts

Effective December 1, 2014, two new energy futures contracts took effect, according to Intercontinental Exchange (ICE). The new refined product futures contracts, subject to completion of relevant regulatory processes, are available for trading at ICE Futures Europe and cleared at ICE Clear Europe. … Continued

Data Sources: ICE  |  Effective Date: December 01, 2014

Potential impact on data Portugal Launches Fuel Reference Prices Based on Argus

London, 18 November, 2014 – Portuguese fuel markets authority ENMC (Entidade Nacional para o Mercado dos Combustíveis) has launched a series of national reference prices for gasoline, diesel and LPG based on Argus assessments. In order to encourage transparency in … Continued

Data Sources: Argus  |  Effective Date: November 18, 2014

Delisting of products and data sources Platts to End Chile Marine Diesel Oil Assessment

On May 1, 2015, Platts will cease publishing its daily spot assessment of marine diesel oil (MDO) delivered in Valparaiso, Chile. This discontinuation reflects a shift in the Chilean market away from marine diesel oil, towards marine gasoil (MGO). Platts … Continued

Data Sources: Platts  |  Effective Date: May 01, 2015

Introduction of new products and data sources Platts to Launch ICE Gasoil EFS, ESS Assessments at Singapore Close

On January 2, 2015, Platts will extend its existing suite of FOB Singapore 500 ppm-ICE Gasoil EFS (exchange of futures for swaps) assessments; it will also launch ESS (exchange of swaps for swaps) paper assessments and ICE Gasoil frontline swap … Continued

Data Sources: Platts  |  Effective Date: January 02, 2015

Introduction of new products and data sources GFI Empire Electronic Brokerage Launches Block Futures on EnergyMatch

Effective October 30, 2014, GFI Group Inc. announced that it will offer block future services of Crude Oil, Natural Gas, and Refined Products block futures on its EnergyMatch platform. Energy options will also be added in early 2015. See the … Continued

Data Sources: GFI  |  Effective Date: October 30, 2014

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