Platts renames Basrah Light values in Platts Analytics Yields & Netbacks

Effective Dec 1, 2021, and further to the discontinuation of Platts Basrah Light assessments globally, S&P Global Platts Analytics has updated a number symbol descriptions in its yields and netback calculations.

Assessments previously named Basrah Light in the Platts database have been changed to Basrah Light/Medium, while the name Basrah Medium now appears in publications.

More information on this discontinuation was published Dec.1:

https://www.spglobal.com/platts/en/our-methodology/subscriber-notes/120121-platts-discontinues-asia-usgc-basrah-light-assessments

The values in the yields provided by Turner Mason & Company are not changing name.

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