Threads Platts

Threads is a visualization of constantly changing bids and offers on asian fuel markets.

For the launch of new P4D software by Platts, Variable was invited to visualize market data as never seen before.

Data

In order to produce the animation Variable analized 1 year worth of data from 2012 provided by Platts. By looking at trends and behaviours the best visualization was chosen.

Transactions by one company. Each day is one column.

Visualization of prices: bids - green, offers - yellow, deals - red.

Accumulation of reserves by companies over time

Process

Company clusters

One of the first transaction renders