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International Petrochemical Forward Curves

The Argus International Petrochemical Curves service provides price transparency for companies involved in the evolving chemical markets, as the international community focuses on climate change and reducing carbon emissions. Chemical players are also concerned about high inflation, a recessionary environment and the impact on demand.

Argus forward curves are created from unbiased, industry-specific methodologies with undistorted, fair market values. The Argus International Petrochemical Curves service provides deep market insights and data that will support precision in your risk management and benefit your bottom line. 

Markets covered

Key features

  • Daily assessments for multiple chemicals, providing a rolling 24 months of monthly forward prices
  • Time-stamped using the Singapore 16:30, London 16:30, & New York 14:30
  • Independent and transparent market-appropriate methodology
  • Delivery options: Your choice of data feed, our third-party partners, Argus Direct, Excel Add-in, or email 

How clients use our data

A proven, reliable tool for analytical and risk-management processes, including: 

  • Mark-to-market (MTM) accounting
  • Value-at-risk (VaR)
  • Potential future exposure (PFE)
  • Deal valuation
  • Regression analysis
  • Scenario analysis
  • Valuing option premiums associated with forward crude contracts 

Customers that benefit

The Argus International Petrochemical Forward Curves service is essential for anyone with exposure to the petrochemicals market. Below are some examples of how some clients use this service: 

  • Risk managers use our forward curves data for unbiased, third-party curve validation against counterparties, internal valuations, and for mark-to-market purposes for daily profit and loss assessments

  • Traders, market analysts, and trade analysts rely on our extensive historical analysis to determine locational and temporal spread relationships and use prior-day curves daily as a reference when entering the market, the following morning
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Navigating energy transition

Energy transition offers tough challenges and huge opportunities. Far from affecting only the power sector, all major industries are looking to transform how they produce, store, transport and consume energy. The need for authoritative information on fuels, industrial heat, power and chemical raw materials has never been greater.

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