The Argus Russian Crude Exports service includes a weekly Russian-language publication that provides extensive coverage of Russian crude exports.

Our report includes details on export destinations and volumes, crude price movements in Russia, and developments in export-related infrastructure. It also features monthly statistics for crude transportation by pipeline and rail.

Key features


Russian language

This weekly service is published in Russian language by our expert team of specialists on the ground in the region.


Key crude prices

Benchmark price assessments for ESPO mixtures, Urals (Urals prices on Druzhba pipeline, fob Russian ports, dap west coast of India) and KTK mixtures.


Russian crude pricing

Current and retrospective Russian crude prices at load ports and in destination markets.


Local market analysis

Comprehensive analysis of the oil export market with commentary from our on-the-ground experts and insights from key market participants.


Fundamentals analysis

Market for the Druzhba pipeline.

Customers that benefit

The Argus Russian Crude Exports service includes exclusive news on crude markets from primary sources, and prices to support your business decisions. Below are examples of how some clients use this service:
  • State authorities

    Need our information to regulate crude export volumes and prices for taxation purposes.

  • Traders

    Need our data to monitor the value of Russian crude, develop a marketing strategy based on our assessments of export volumes and destinations, and to search for counterparties and new markets.
  • Analysts and consultants

    In the crude market use our information to analyse the current market situation and possible future scenarios.

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.