Argus Americas Biofuels is a daily report on the physical spot market for renewable diesel, sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), ethanol and other renewable fuels & feedstocks. Coverage throughout the Americas — from New York Harbor & Chicago to Argentina & Brazil. Plus, a comparative look at the profitability of producing key biofuels.

Key features

Renewable diesel

Daily spot prices for R99 at Los Angeles and San Francisco, with an extensive suite of R100 price assessments for California and Oregon, and margin indicators for key producing regions.

Key daily prices

Daily assessments of all key biofuels, plus US & Canadian environmental credits and feedstock markets.

Market-moving news

The latest news and market commentary will ensure you stay on top of price movements and events shaping the Americas biofuels industry.

Unrivalled methodology

We report markets the way they trade, rather than imposing a one-size-fits-all methodology.

Latin America key regional pricing

Valuable coverage of the Argentinian biodiesel market and Brazilian biodiesel and ethanol markets.

Valuable insights

Comprehensive tables of spot deals done for ethanol, RINs and biodiesel, as well as forward curves for key biofuel markets.

Customers that benefit

Companies that need to comply with US renewables policies find the Argus Americas Biofuels service essential for their daily business, including fuel industry participants such as:
  • Fuel distributors and suppliers

    Fuel distributors and suppliers utilise our ample coverage of the biofuels market to identify trading opportunities based on spot market prices and transport costs. 


  • Midstream companies

    Midstream companies benefit from our data about volumes traded by producer region, enabling transport and logistics companies to anticipate shifts in local demand and adjust their operations.


  • Brokers and traders

    Brokers and traders utilise our pricing in the processing and procurement of fuel and blending. Traders involved in the buying and selling of ethanol use our price assessments when negotiating trades and contracts. Our assessments provide domestic and international businesses with pricing and supply intelligence. 
  • Banks

    Banks benefit from our ethanol pricing and analysis as they provide financing to businesses supporting the advancement of the industry. 


  • Financial institutions and risk managers

    Financial institutions and risk managers can use our data to seize investment opportunities in the biofuels sector and conduct due diligence research based on our historical database. 


  • Mills

    Mills can benefit from our prices by keeping track of current price trends throughout the market. The accuracy of our indexes constitutes a decisive resource to help determine at what price they should sell to retailers. 


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.