Effective December 1, 2018, Platts will move naphtha, MTBE, crude derivatives, NonFuel Ethanol, dried distiller grains, RVO, RIN, LPG, VGO and straight run assessments from their current market data categories to new categories. The symbols will not change. This change is in preparation to the launch of new products in 2019, but will affect existing FTP and data-only subscribers.
Customers will continue to access the assessments via the new market data categories which will be added to their service.
The symbols will be moved from the current market data category (MDC) to the new categories listed to the right of the description.
Current Add'l Add'l Add'l Add'l MDC Description MDC1 MDC2 MDC3 MDC4 --- ----------- ---- ---- ---- ---- FS Feedstocks VGO UNP UMT CS Oil Products: Singapore ANP AMT AU Petchems: Aromatics Americas UMT AE Petchems: Aromatics Europe NMT AG Oil Products: Arab Gulf ENP ANP CJ Oil Products: North Asia ANP UG Oil Products: US Gulf Coast UNP RVO PL Oil Products: Latin America SNP EB Oil Products: European Bulk NNP DA Derivatives: Petroleum Asia DAC ANS EPS DR Derivatives: Petroleum EMEA DRC NNS NPS LI* LPG International ULS NLP ELP ALP BF Platts Biofuels RVO DDG NFE LF LNG LSP LNC DU Derivatives: Petroleum USA DUC UPS RI* Crudes: International MPP
*LI will contain no symbols after the designated symbols move. Conversely, there are no symbol moves for RI. Subscribers to RI will gain new prices in MPP, the Market Parity Prices for Africa.
The new category names will be:
MDC Description --- ----------- LNC LNG Competitve Fuels LSP LNG Shipping DDG Agriculture: Dried Distillers Grains DAC Derivatives: Crude Swaps Asia DRC Derivatives: Crude Swaps Europe DUC Derivatives: Crude Swaps USA ANS Derivatives: Naphtha Swaps Asia NNS Derivatives: Naphtha Swaps Europe NPS Derivatives: Propane Swaps Europe EPS Derivatives: Propane Swaps Middle East UPS Derivatives: Propane Swaps USA ALP Oil Products: LPG Asia NLP Oil Products: LPG Europe ELP Oil Products: LPG Middle East AMT Oil Products: MTBE Asia NMT Oil Products: MTBE Europe UMT Oil Products: MTBE USA ANP Oil Products: Naphtha Asia NNP Oil Products: Naphtha Europe ENP Oil Products: Naphtha Middle East SNP Oil Products: Naphtha South America UNP Oil Products: Naphtha USA NFE Oil Products: Non-Fuel Ethanol VGO Oil Products: VGO & Straight Run USA RVO Renewables: RVOs and RINs ULS Shipping: LPG USA MPP Crudes: Market Parity Prices Africa
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