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Argus North American Crude Oil Forward Curves

Crude Oil Grades and Locations

US Midcontinent

  • West Texas Sour (WTS): (Midland, TX)
  • West Texas Intermediate: (Midland, TX)
  • Bakken: (Clearbrook, MN)
  • Western Canadian Select (WCS): (Cushing, OK) 

US West Coast

  • ANS (Alaska North Slope)


  • Western Canadian Select (WCS): (Husky at Hardisty)
  • Syncrude (SYN): (Pembina AOSP at Edmonton)
  • Edmonton C5: (Enbridge CRW pool at Edmonton)
  • Light Sour Blend (LSB): (Enbridge or Westpur at Cromer)
  • Mixed Sweet Blend (MSW): (Enbridge at Edmonton
  • Lloydminster Blend (LLB): (Hardisty) 

US Gulf Coast

  • ASCI (Argus Sour Crude Index)
  • Bonito: (St. James, LA)
  • Eugene Island: (St. James, LA)
  • Heavy Louisiana Sweet (HLS): (Empire, LA)
  • Light Louisiana Sweet (LLS): (St. James, LA)
  • LLS financial swap (E5)
  • Mars: (Clovelly, LA)
  • Poseidon: (Houma, LA)
  • Southern Green Canyon (SGC): (Nederland or Texas City, TX)
  • Thunder Horse: (Clovelly, LA) 
  • Western Canadian Select Houston (WCS Houston)
  • West Texas Intermediate Houston (WTI Houston) 

Futures Markets

  • ICE Brent Crude Oil
  • CME NYMEX Light Sweet Crude Oil (WTI) Futures
  • CME NYMEX Light Sweet Crude Oil (WTI) Futures Calendar Month Average (CMA)

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