The Argus Data Science Studio makes forward curves more powerful than ever before. Through our sophisticated algorithms, comprehensive data and robust methodologies, you can build and calculate your own curves, unique to your business.
The studio allows you to visualise and glean extra insights from Argus’ forward curve data, including the latest curves, historical curves and differentials.
The powerful “My Studio” feature lets you upload your own data and reshape the forward prices using Argus’ proprietary algorithms. This provides you with customised curves mapped on a monthly, quarterly and annual frequency, while still maintaining the Argus methodology to ensure a systematic reshaping of the curves.
All of this is available in an easy-to-navigate platform, so you can generate the specific curves you need and quickly visualise data in the way you want to see it.
Customised curves with My Studio
My Studio allows you to create forward curves that reflect your view of the markets while using our expertise in data science to accurately shape the curves, so they remain arbitrage free.
You can use any Argus forward curve data and change the prices for each month, quarter or year to customise the curve. The studio’s robust algorithms then map the new curves across all frequencies to optimise all time periods, while respecting each period’s constraints so that price discrepancies are removed. And you can upload a full dataset from Excel to build your own fully tailored curves, allowing our algorithms to shape your data.
Whether you amend Argus data or import your own, the studio uses algorithms and methodological processes built by our team of expert data scientists to form the curves. This ensures that every datapoint is changed across the month, quarter and year view in a systematic way so that the shape of the curve is not destroyed dramatically.
This high level of customisation and flexibility means that you can run scenarios that are most relevant, in order to better manage your costs, predict profitably and drive up your internal rate of return.
Data visualisations and analytics
The Argus Data Science Studio saves you time by instantly generating charts and data tables that can be manipulated easily by changing the date range and term type. All data can be downloaded to Excel.
- Latest curves - access the latest Argus commodity prices.
- Historical curves - compare historical curves to understand how specific events affected the curves.
- Differentials - select a specific curve and create a set of differentials to see the spreads.