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2013-01-21 00:20:11

SINGAPORE, Jan. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The first swap deal based on the Australian API 5 coal index has been transacted, global energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus announced today. The over-the-counter deal was brokered by Marex Spectron and involved Standard Bank as one of the counterparties. The API 5 index represents 5,500 kcal/kg NAR high-ash coal shipped from Australia and, together with the API 8 index representing the same quality coal shipped to China, is the most...

2013-01-14 02:23:46

LONDON, Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus today announced the acquisition of Fertilizer and Chemical Consultancy (FCC), a provider of long-term outlooks and strategic consulting for fertilizer markets. FCC was founded in 2004 by Bernard Brentnall and Frances Wollmer, who between them have 50 years of experience in the fertilizer industry. Argus previously had a 49pc stake in FCC, which it acquired when it purchased leading fertilizer...

2013-01-09 12:21:34

HOUSTON, Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy price reporting agency Argus has expanded its suite of forward curve services by adding North American electricity and natural gas implied volatilities. The new services cover daily assessments of volatilities for all the major natural gas and electricity markets across North America. Assessments are derived from a wide range of data sources to determine market value for electricity and natural gas locations and forward...

2013-01-07 16:21:24

HOUSTON, Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus today announced the acquisition of TABrewer Consulting (TABrewer), a provider of consulting services and business intelligence to the hydrocarbon resins and carbon number 5 (C5) olefinic chemical industries. Founded in 2003 by Tom Brewer, TABrewer offers highly specialised consulting and business intelligence services. TABrewer has had a relationship with Argus DeWitt -- the petrochemical price...

2013-01-07 12:21:18

NEW YORK, Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus has launched a daily marine fuels pricing and analysis service, Argus Marine Fuels. It provides unique market data and intelligent analysis of the increasingly complex marine fuels market. Trade in marine fuels is changing quickly. Oil prices are high and volatile. New environmental regulations are forcing ships to burn more expensive low-sulfur fuels. Trading companies are entering the market...

2012-12-04 00:20:15

SINGAPORE, Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading energy and commodities price reporting organisation Argus has launched a new series of northeast Asian LNG forward swaps assessments in the Argus LNG Daily report, known as ANEA(TM) swaps. The launch reflects growing liquidity in LNG derivatives, as well as industry calls for a reliable forward curve. ANEA forward swaps assessments cover three forward-month periods from the furthest ANEA physical spot assessment. This means that market...

2012-12-04 00:20:12

SINGAPORE, Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading energy and commodities price reporting organisation Argus has launched the LNG industry's first southeast Asian delivered ex-ship (des) price indications, known as the ASEA(TM) index, in the Argus LNG Daily report. The launch reflects the need to improve price transparency ahead of the startup of Singapore and Malaysia's first LNG import terminals early next year. The ASEA index is designed to offer the LNG industry a reliable price indication...

2012-10-26 15:20:43

LONDON, Oct. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy and commodity price reporting and news agency Argus Media has appointed Bryan Sanderson to its board as a non-executive director. "We are very pleased to welcome Bryan to the Argus board," Argus Media chairman and chief executive Adrian Binks said. "His more than 35 years of experience in the energy, chemicals and financial sectors will be of considerable benefit to Argus as we continue to develop must have information for the industries...

2012-10-25 11:21:33

LONDON, Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus has launched a new weekly sulphuric acid pricing and analysis service, Argus FMB Sulphuric Acid. With a range of reports covering regional and international fertilizer markets, available in English and Russian, Argus offers the most extensive fertilizer coverage of any publisher. The sulphuric acid market is set to grow in the coming years to accommodate increasing demand from the metal...

2012-10-15 11:23:20

LONDON, Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading energy and commodities reporting organisation Argus has expanded its suite of global liquefied natural gas (LNG) prices to include the Americas with the launch of Trinidad and Tobago fob (free on board) price assessments. The launch is in response to growing spot trade of LNG from Trinidad and Tobago to an ever increasing range of destinations. The new fob price assessments are designed to capture LNG trade from Trinidad and Tobago. They...