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Argus Petroleum Transportation North America

An Argus market service, published weekly 

Booming North American petroleum production from onshore shale formations and oil sands projects has opened up a new competitive landscape for regional energy transportation. Argus Petroleum Transportation North America provides unique market data and intelligent analysis on the increasingly complex petroleum transportation sector.

In this service, Argus assesses rail rates, railcar lease costs, barge and tanker rates along the major and emerging transportation arteries. In-depth survey articles and news cover the ever-changing infrastructure environment that is reshaping the way energy commodities flow throughout North America.

Markets Covered

  • Crude
  • Refined Products
  • Ethanol
  • NGL

Modalities Covered

  • Rail
  • Barge
  • Waterborne (US and foreign flag)
  • Pipeline

Key Features

  • Petroleum transportation rate assessments for seaborne freight, rail service and surcharges, barge transportation, and lease rates for tank cars and other freight infrastructure
  • Tank car lease rates 
  • Pipeline tariffs 
  • Transportation news 
  • Rail movement analysis
  • Arbitrage analysis
  • Topical surveys providing a focused, in-depth analysis on key developments impacting petroleum transportation
  • Focused news items logging the fast-changing list of new infrastructure projects, asset sales and open season announcements


Anyone with exposure to transportation costs in North American crude, refined products, NGLs and other energy markets will find Argus Petroleum Transportation North America essential. Subscribers include crude and NGLs producers, refiners, traders, railroads, commodity shippers, midstream operators, logistics and transportation companies and financial institutions.

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