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2013-06-25 16:21:56

HOUSTON, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus has launched a forward curves service for North American crude markets. The new service, Argus North American Crude Oil Forward Curves, complements Argus' existing in-depth coverage of global crude markets. Argus crude price assessments for grades such as LLS, Mars and WTS are used extensively in US markets to index physical contracts. Forward curve prices in Argus North American Crude...

2013-05-31 12:21:01

HOUSTON, May 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus today announced the acquisition of Jim Jordan & Associates (JJ&A), a provider of price reporting and market intelligence to the methanol and transportation fuels markets. JJ&A was founded in 2003 by Jim Jordan and Marybeth Maloy Gebauer, both of whom are widely regarded in the petrochemicals industry for their experience and expertise. In addition to weekly pricing and market...

2013-05-30 12:21:33

HOUSTON, May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus has named RJ Corman and Rosebud Mining as the 2013 winners of its prestigious Win-Win Award. The companies received their award today at the North American Rail Shippers Association conference in Baltimore, which was attended by almost 300 representatives of railroads and their customers. The annual honor is given to railroads, shippers and organizations that develop innovative partnerships...

2013-05-30 04:22:20

LONDON, May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus has appointed Neil Bradford to its board of directors. Neil joined Argus as chief operating officer in 2010 and is responsible for global operations. He also leads Argus' technology development strategy and is responsible for acquisitions. "It gives me great pleasure to welcome Neil to our board of directors," Argus Media chairman and chief executive Adrian Binks said. "Since he joined Argus...

2013-05-21 12:22:58

HOUSTON, May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus and business information provider IHS McCloskey Coal today announced a major expansion of their joint coal indexes. Argus and IHS McCloskey Coal have added a new coal price to the Argus/McCloskey's Coal Price Index Report covering coal exports from Colombia. The expansion addresses demand from Colombian and Atlantic basin market participants for reliable independent benchmarks to use as price...

2013-05-13 12:25:29

LONDON, May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus has launched coverage of the global iron ore market with a new daily report, Argus Steel Feedstocks, focused on the all-important Chinese market. The launch reflects growing interest in spot iron ore assessments and the market's need for transparent and accurate price markers. The new Chinese price assessments cover cargoes for delivery to the port of Qingdao, northern China, and are accompanied by...

2013-05-01 20:20:41

SINGAPORE, May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus has launched the Argus India ethanol assessment to meet growing demand for price references and transparency in the market. The new assessment is in response to India's mandate for increased ethanol blending in gasoline. The daily assessment is specifically for anhydrous ethanol, delivered to India. Indian demand for ethanol is expected to rise to as much as 2.2bn litres next year (38,000 b/d) to...

2013-04-02 00:20:21

SINGAPORE, April 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy price reporting agency Argus has launched three new Asian ethanol assessments to meet the growing demand for transparency in the market. The new assessments will complement Argus' existing fob Pakistan and fob Thailand ethanol price assessments as countries mandate increased ethanol blending in transport fuel. The daily assessments are specifically for hydrous ethanol loading from Pakistan, fuel grade anhydrous ethanol delivered to the...

2013-03-27 12:22:15

SINGAPORE, March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Energy and commodity publisher Argus and business information provider IHS have licensed the API 8 coal index 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. SGX will introduce the clearing of API 8 swaps settled against the Argus/IHS McCloskey index for coal used in power generation, delivered to south China. A swaps market...

2013-02-07 00:20:24

SINGAPORE, Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Demand for low calorific value (low CV) coal, which is of lower quality than coal with higher energy content, is increasing in the price-sensitive key markets of India and China, according to a research study published by global energy and commodity reporting agency Argus. This exclusive study, "Low Calorific Value Thermal Coal Markets", provides a detailed assessment of the global low CV coal market with a specific focus on Asia-Pacific, where most...