The Argus Marine Fuels Forward Curves service is an independent market valuation tool used to support investment, risk management and trading decisions for companies involved in the bunker fuels markets. The service provides price transparency for all companies involved in the often volatile bunker fuels markets around the globe.

Argus forward curves are built from unbiased and transparent industry-specific methodologies, producing market representative values that are free from distortion. This data and deep market insight support effective risk management to benefit your bottom line.

Key features


Daily assessments

Daily assessments for 27 globe marine fuels, providing a rolling 24 month view of monthly forward prices.


Regional bunker markets

Regional coverage across key markets for VLSFO, LSFO, HSFO, marine gasoil and VGO.



Time-stamped using the appropriate market’s daily settlement time in Singapore, London and New York.


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 Marine Fuels Forward Curves service is essential for anyone with exposure to global bunker markets. Below are examples of how clients use this service:
  • Vessel owners 

    Vessel owners use our forward curves to determine fuel costs and commitments for the coming fiscal year and to make informed hedging decisions when securing fuel supply.

  • Risk managers 

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



  • Traders

    Traders rely on our extensive historical analysis to determine locational and temporal spread relationships and use prior-day curves as a reference when entering the market.
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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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Key price assessments

Argus prices are recognised by the market as trusted and reliable indicators of the real market value. Explore some of our most widely used and relevant price assessments.