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Platts to discontinue publishing Magdalena crude assessment

S&P Global Platts will discontinue publishing assessments for Colombia's Magdalena crude, effective July 1, 2021, due to a lack of spot market trading activity.

Platts understands that there is no spot market trade of Magdalena with all production sold through contracts and consumed domestically in Colombia.

Magdalena has not been exported since 2017, according to sources.

The proposed discontinuation will affect the following codes:

Outright Diff to Date Brent Strip Diff to Brent Strip Diff to WTI Strip

Magdalena AAWFR00 AAXBL00 AAXCA00 AAWFS00

Magdalena (mavg) AAWFR03 AAXBL03 AAXCA03 AAWFS03

The prices appear on Platts Global Alert pages 280 and 281 and in Latin Wire, Crude Oil Marketwire and Oilgram Price Report.

Please send any feedback or questions to Americas_crude@spglobal.com and pricegroup@spglobal.com

For written comments, please provide a clear indication if comments are not intended for publication by Platts for public viewing.

Platts will consider all comments received and will make comments not marked as confidential available to the public upon request.