Let it be known that here at Oil Outlooks we cater to both kinds of oil traders; Financial and Physical. Actually, these days we see a lot of financial traders trying to play the Platts window no matter how sill y it seems.
Houston (Platts)–14Nov2013/1051 am EST/1551 GMT On November 27, Platts Americas oil and petroleum assessment processes will reflect Market on Close of 12:30 pm Central Time/1:30 pm Eastern Time. The cut-off for bids and offers for the MOC process on November 27 is as follows: barges and pipeline markets — 12:00 pm CT, cargo markets — 11:45 am CT, and swaps — 12:15 pm CT. Platts will not assess the Americas oil and petrochemical markets on November 28 and 29 because of the Thanksgiving holidays. For oil, The Latin American Wire, the North American Crude Wire, Refiner and US Marketscan will not be published, while there will be no Americas assessments published in the Asia-Pacific/Arab Gulf Marketscan, Bunkerwire, Crude Oil Marketwire, LPGaswire and European Marketscan on November 28 and 29. For petrochemicals, Americas assessments in the Europe & Americas Petrochemicalscan and Olefinscan will reflect the market as of Wednesday, November 27. Weekly intermediate assessments will reflect the market as of Wednesday, November 27. Platts will not publish any daily petrochemical or biofuels assessments on November 28 and 29.