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2014-05-29 16:21:02

HOUSTON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus has named the Arkansas and Missouri Railroad and APAC Central, a division of Oldcastle Materials, as the 2014 recipients of its prestigious Win-Win Award. The Win-Win was awarded today at the North American Rail Shippers Association conference in San Francisco in front of almost 300 representatives of railroads and their customers. The Argus Win-Win award recognizes innovation and...

2014-05-29 12:23:20

HOUSTON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus has devised a methodology to assess the value of space on the Colonial oil products pipeline. The Argus Colonial pipeline space assessment is designed to provide associated parties with an additional layer of transparency regarding the market value of line space along the pipeline. The assessment is published daily in Argus US Products. US downstream markets are experiencing greater levels...

2014-05-15 16:23:03

HOUSTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus has launched forward curve prices for the US refined products markets. These prices provide hedging tools that reflect real commodity market activity, free from distortion and are representative of fair market values. The US refined products markets are changing rapidly and the traditional supply and demand landscape has been altered dramatically. The need to export products, fueled by the...

2014-05-15 00:20:56

SINGAPORE, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy and commodity news and price reporting agency Argus and IHS Inc (NYSE: IHS), a leading global source of critical information and insight, have licensed the API 4 and API 5 coal indexes to Singapore Exchange (SGX) for the listing of derivative products. This will assist the development of risk management products for the regional and global coal markets. The API 4 index assesses the spot market price of coal exported from Richards...

2014-05-06 08:24:08

SINGAPORE, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus has bought Metal-Pages, a specialist pricing, news and analysis service focusing on speciality metals, rare earths and ferro-alloys. The acquisition will greatly increase the range of Argus information available to the metals sector. Metal-Pages was established in 2000 and publishes 230 individual metals prices on a twice-weekly basis. Its coverage is international with a particular...

2014-05-02 00:20:41

SINGAPORE, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus and IHS (NYSE:IHS), a leading global source of critical information and insight, today announced the expansion of the API coal indexes in Asia-Pacific. The new API 12 coal price index will assess multi-origin, mid-quality coal imported to east India from South Africa, Indonesia, Australia and other exporters. The index will be launched today. API 12 reflects 5,500 kcal/kg NAR (net as...

2014-04-23 00:20:38

SINGAPORE, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy and commodity news and price reporting agency Argus and IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), a leading global source of critical information and insight, have licensed the API 8 coal index to Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEx) to enable the listing of coal derivative products. HKEx will launch API 8 thermal coal futures contracts, to be traded on its derivatives market later this year, pending regulatory approval and market readiness, the...

2014-03-12 12:21:20

HOUSTON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus Media has bought Wax Data, a monthly publication covering the global petroleum, synthetic and natural wax markets from New Jersey-based Rauch Associates. Wax Data focuses on supply and demand fundamentals, trade flows and industry news. Its publisher and founder, James Rauch, will work with Argus to ensure a smooth transition and continuity. Argus Media chairman and chief executive...

2014-03-11 12:22:11

HOUSTON, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus has announced the launch of the "2012/2013 Argus DeWitt Benzene Annual". The annual publication provides a comprehensive overview of global supply and demand fundamentals, trade patterns and balances for benzene and key derivatives. The past year has seen record benzene prices amid extreme price volatility owing to the lack of benzene feedstocks. The 2012/2013 Argus DeWitt Benzene Annual places...

2014-02-03 04:20:50

LONDON, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy and commodity news and price reporting agency Argus Media, has successfully completed an external assurance review of the policies and processes that it uses to establish price benchmarks for thermal coal, coking coal, natural gas and biomass. These processes are designed to ensure compliance with the principles for price reporting agencies set out by the International Organization of Securities Commissions (the IOSCO PRA...


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