Platts Crude Oil Marketwire

Every business day, Platts Crude Oil Marketwire helps you uncover what's moving the market and make critical business decisions by delivering the essential intelligence you need.


  • — Gain a complete picture of the latest developments in the market by accessing detailed industry commentary and analysis
  • — Have the confidence to make faster and more informed key investment decisions by referring to crude oil price spreads and trade updates to see how the market is moving.


  • — The most important daily crude oil forward and swaps price assessments for key benchmark grades, such as Brent, Dubai, Oman and WTI.
  • — 95 crude grades evaluated daily, including 29 in the U.S. Gulf Coast
  • — Daily yield and netback data for actively traded crude oil grades in eight regional refining centers, representing 80% of worldwide refining activity, including:
    • — US Gulf, Atlantic Coast, Mid-continent and West Coast
    • — Caribbean
    • — Italy
    • — Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp (the ARA)
    • — Singapore
  • — Freight assessments using Platts spot tanker rates against WS 100 rates for marine shipments
  • — Futures settlement prices giving you the ability to make key investment decisions and allowing you to compare the marketplace at a glance
  • — Trade updates
  • — Industry officials' commentary

Key Assessments

Primary Assessment Location
ACM United States
Brent (Dated) North Sea
Dubai Dubai
Dubai Swap Dubai
ESPO Russia
Oman Oman
Upper Zakum Abu Dhabi
WTI United States
Light Houston Sweet United States
Eagle Ford Marker United States

Delivery Options

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Market Data – Oil

The price data listed in Crude Oil Marketwire are also available in data-point format for easy import and analysis. This is the most efficient, most reliable way to receive our industry-standard benchmark assessments.

For a modest additional cost, upgrade your subscription to include Market Data - Oil. Market Data - Oil also provides you with end-of-day assessments, third-party data, and a rolling 45-day historical database for key assessments. For further information, please contact us.

Archive Access

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