Overview

As one of the leading services used by the oil industry, the Argus Asia-Pacific Products service covers various petroleum products price assessments which are widely used as a benchmark price in Asia-Pacific’s physical and swap markets.  

The service also provides fundamentals data, news, and market commentary through Argus Direct which allows you to export and customise key prices, create outright charts, set up alerts, find publications and prices, as well as filter relevant topics.  

With over 50 years of history in oil market reporting and a robust methodology that reflects real trading behaviour, the Argus Asia-Pacific Products service is your vital daily tool for independent market clarity. 

Key features

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Oil products price assessments

Trusted price assessments for international, Asia-Pacific and Middle East naphtha, gasoline, gasoil, jet-kerosine, fuel oil, as well as marine gasoil and fuels

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Refining margins

Monitor refinery profitability by tracking the performance of crack spreads between crude prices and key petroleum products covered by Argus

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Tenders, bids and offers

A list of tenders, bids, and offers that are updated daily. This includes spot and term tender deal information, providing a way to monitor flows

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Refinery turnarounds

Make informed decisions with our refinery turnaround database which includes location, refinery capacity, and issue date

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Market-moving news

Stay on top of Asian fuel markets with the latest market-moving news published by our expert team of on-the-ground market reporters

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Robust methodologies

Argus price assessments are supported by transparent and credible methodologies, developed by the industry to ensure our price assessments are a true reflection of how the markets trade

Customers that benefit

The Argus Asia-Pacific Products service provides prices that are used in a wide range of applications, as well as the commentary to give you the content you want. Below are examples of how some clients use this service:
  • Traders

    Involved in the buying and selling of oil products use Argus’ prices as accurate and impartial references when negotiating trades and contracts.

 

  • Oil majors

    Oil majors use the information to inform their decision-making processes, enhance their marketing strategy, as well as search for counterparties and new markets.

 

  • Analysts and risk managers

    Use the data to analyse the current market situation and possible future scenarios.
  • Refiners

    Track the prices of petroleum products to make the best decisions about refinery output.

 

  • Finance officers

    Use the information to analyse the market, evaluate risks and work out their investment strategies.

 

  • Exchanges

    Rely on our price assessments, which are underpinned by a methodology that reflects real trading behaviour and is developed in conjunction with the industry.