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2013-12-19 12:23:54

HOUSTON, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The US coal industry in January will start settling standard-heat rail coal trading using an index of coal price assessments from global energy and commodity news and price reporting agency Argus. Argus coal assessments will be used to settle the new coal product, a standardized 12,000 Btu CSX-originated coal forward contract. This was unanimously approved by members of the Coal Trading Association at their annual meeting on 9 December. With...

2013-11-05 00:21:05

SINGAPORE, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Commodities news and price reporting agency Argus has launched a steel feedstocks daily report written in Chinese to cater for a wider Chinese audience. The move is in response to growing interest in the Argus ICX(TM) price -- the Argus assessment for 62pc Fe iron ore fines on a cfr basis Qingdao - and the Argus cfr China coking coal assessment, which is widely used as a reference in physical contracts. China's iron ore imports are on track...

2013-10-07 00:21:01

SINGAPORE, Oct. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Commodities news and price reporting agency Argus has launched the first month-ahead index for Australia's east coast Victoria natural gas market in the Argus LNG Daily market report. The index, known as the AVX, reflects the need to improve price transparency in one of Australia's most liquid gas markets. The AVX index is designed to offer the Australian gas industry a reliable weekly price reference for natural gas traded on the Victoria...

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...

2013-05-01 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...

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...

2012-10-15 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...