The Argus Asia-Pacific Crude Oil Forward Curves service is a powerful, independent market valuation tool used to support investment and trading decisions in eight crude grades across Asia-Pacific.

When participating in the energy commodities markets, you need accurate forward prices from a source without distortion or bias. Our clients act with confidence because our forward curves are created from unbiased, industry-specific methodologies with undistorted, fair market values. The Argus Asia-Pacific Crude Oil Forward Curves service provides deep market insights and data to support precision in your risk management and bottom line.

Key features


Daily assessments

Daily assessments for eight crude grades, providing monthly, quarterly and yearly granularity of forward prices.



Time-stamped at 4:30 p.m. Singapore time, in alignment with Argus’ physical settlement price assessments.


Robust methodology

Independent and transparent market-appropriate methodology.


Delivery options

Receive our forward curve data via data feed, third-party channel partners, our client portal or via email.

Customers that benefit

The Argus Asia-Pacific Crude Oil Forward Curves service is essential for anyone with exposure to Asia-Pacific crude oil. Below are examples of how some clients use this service:
  • Exploration and production companies

    Use our curves services to determine commitments for the coming fiscal year.

  • Refineries

    Use curves to inform hedging decisions when securing crude oil supplies and to analyse margins at their facilities.
  • 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

    Rely on our extensive historical analysis to determine locational and temporal spread relationships and use prior day curves on a daily basis as a reference when entering the market the following morning.

Argus Forward Curves

We offer a full suite of forward curves across key energy and commodity markets. Support your investment and trading decisions with our powerful, independent market valuation tool.

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