The daily Argus Russian Domestic Crude Market report is published in Russian and provides a comprehensive overview of Russia’s crude market.

Our report provides detailed coverage of the Russian crude market, spot and formula prices based on global price assessments, monthly statistics on rail and pipeline crude supplies, and refinery maintenance schedules.

Key features


Russian language

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


Domestic crude prices

Daily spot prices, formula-based price assessments for Russian crude cargoes and export netbacks.


News and insight

Get the latest news, commentary and analysis on the Russian crude market as it develops.


Domestic vs exports

Comparative analysis of domestic crude and exported crude sales.


Primorsk and Novorossiysk

Fob Primorsk and fob Novorossiysk prices for Russian crude.


Historical prices

Access to historical data stretching back to 2006.

Customers that benefit

If you work in Russia’s crude market, or work with companies involved in the Russian crude sector, then the Argus Russian Domestic Crude Market service gives you the insight to do business with confidence. Below are examples of how some clients use this service:
  • Buyers and sellers of Russian oil

    Use the service’s prices to conclude transactions for the sale of pipeline and railway shipments of oil in different regions of Russia, both on the spot market and under long-term contracts.

  • Integrated Russian oil and gas companies

    Use pricing from the service to conclude transactions of oil sales not only with third-party companies, but also with subsidiaries. Also, price assessments that are published in the service are provided to government authorities: the Federal Tax Service (in accordance with the law on transfer pricing), the Federal Antimonopoly Service (to justify the price of transactions). In addition, companies use service to calculate export duties and mineral extraction tax (MET).

  • Independent producers, refiners and trading companies

    Use the information in this service when concluding transactions. In addition, prices published in the service are used when conducting tenders for the sale of oil.
  • Pipeline companies and government authorities

    The pipeline operators, as well as government authorities, use prices and analytical information contained in the service to monitor the situation on the Russian oil market.

  • Tax authorities

    Russian tax authorities use the price data published in this service to analyse prices used in trade under the laws on transfer pricing.

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.