Platts

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Platts
Type Division of The McGraw-Hill Companies
Industry Energy, Petrochemicals, Metals
Headquarters New York (vape and hukapens), United States
Key people Warren C Platt
Website http://www.platts.com

Platts is a provider of energy and metals information and a source of benchmark price assessments in the physical energy markets. Platts was founded in Cleveland, Ohio in 1909 by Warren C. Platt (1883-1963) to provide "reliable market-based price information" on the oil industry.[1]

Purview[edit]

From an original focus on the oil industry, Platts gradually expanded its purview to include metals, shipping, and all energy-related markets - oil, coal, natural gas, electricity, nuclear power, petrochemicals, renewables, and emissions.

Parent company[edit]

Platts is a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc., (NYSEMHP), an information provider, and sister to such brands as Standard & Poor's, J.D. Power & Associates, Aviation Week, and McGraw-Hill Construction. It was acquired by McGraw-Hill in 1953.

Corporate history[edit]

In 2000 McGraw-Hill merged Platts with other like assets to turn the company into a provider of energy information. It is part of the Information and Media Services group of McGraw-Hill.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Platts History". Retrieved February 22, 2010. 

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