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Platts Forward Curves – Gas and Power

The latest generation of Platts products designed to help you manage energy price risk, Platts Natural Gas and Power curves are independently and transparently produced and provide you with market-based forward curves and supporting analytical data for key trading hubs.

Platts Natural Gas and Power curves are published based upon our use of Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) settlement data. This data, along with our extensive spot price history and proprietary quantitative techniques, enables us to provide standardized, granular forward curves for liquid and illiquid trading hubs alike.

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Mexico Natural Gas – Platts Forward Curves

In response to the changing landscape of the North American natural gas market, S&P Global Platts has recently added 8 Mexico locations as part of its existing and extensive gas forward curve coverage.

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Benefits

EUROPE

Platts PFC-Gas and PFC-Power (Europe)

— Platts PFC-Gas and PFC-Power provide independent assessments of forward European natural gas and power prices. The tenors of the editorial assessments vary by location and extend out as far as four years.

— Platts PFC-Gas assessments include nine different markets in the UK, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Belgium, and Austria.

— Platts PFC-Power assessments include nine different markets in the UK, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Belgium, Spain, Poland, and the Czech Republic.


AMERICAS

Platts M2MS-GAS® and M2MS-POWER®

— Platts M2MS-GAS® and M2MS-POWER® provide independent market-based assessments of North America monthly forward natural gas and power prices at 74 and 109 hubs respectively.

— Daily 10-year and semi-monthly 20-year curves are derived using a combination of Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) activity and settlement data, broker quotes, and sophisticated quantitative techniques.

—Monthly price granularity and an open and validated methodology bring greater transparency to forward power and natural gas markets.

Key features of Platts M2MS-GAS®

— Published daily, 120-month (10-year) forward curves provide market-based forward prices with monthly granularity

— Published semi-monthly, 240-month (20-year) forward curves combine current 120-month daily forward assessments with 240-month price extensions incorporating market fundamentals

— Published daily, 36-month (3-year) forward heat rates are calculated as the ratio between M2MS-POWER®/Henry Hub and M2MS-POWER®/Specified Regional Hub at the same delivery month

Platts, the exclusive publisher of ICE-driven forward curves, offers curves for 109 natural gas locations in 5 regional packages

Key features of M2MS-POWER®

— Published daily, 120-month (10-year) forward curves provide market-based forward prices with monthly granularity

— Published semi-monthly, 240-month (20-year) forward curves combine current 120-month daily forward assessments with 240-month price extensions incorporating market fundamentals

— Published daily, 36-month (3-year) forward heat rates are calculated as the ratio between M2MS-POWER®/Henry Hub and M2MS-POWER®/Specified Regional Hub at the same delivery month

Platts, the exclusive publisher of ICE-driven forward curves, offers curves for 74 power locations in 5 regional packages.


Platts Mexico Natural Gas Forward Curves

In response to the changing landscape of the North American natural gas market, S&P Global Platts has recently added 8 Mexico locations as part of its existing and extensive forward curve coverage.

In addition to the current 100+ natural gas forward curves offered by S&P Global Platts, the following Mexico locations were added:

—Los Ramones – Monterrey

— Puente Moreno

— Merida

— Tula

— Rosarito

— El Encino

— Guadalajara

— Topolobampo

The Mexico forward curves have been integrated into existing regional forward curve packages and will be offered as a stand-alone region in the near future.

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