ARGUS Americas Crude

The Argus Americas Crude service provides market information and price transparency to the rapidly growing US Gulf coast markets as well as to markets in the US midcontinent, US west coast, Canada, South America and other pricing centres in the Americas. Many of the price assessments in the Argus Americas Crude product are set by a volume-weighted average of deals done, and those deals are printed in tables within the report each business day. Argus reports the market in the way that it trades and seeks to represent the entire market and capture all its liquidity.

A waterborne price for Bakken: Bakken fob Beaumont/Nederland

On 1 October 2018 Argus launched a waterborne price for Bakken crude oil.

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Key regional prices

  • Bakken
  • Bakken Cushing
  • Light Louisiana Sweet (LLS)
  • Mars
  • Western Canadian Select (WCS) Hardisty
  • Western Canadian Select (WCS) Cushing
  • Western Canadian Select (WCS) Houston
  • West Texas Intermediate (WTI) Houston
  • West Texas Intermediate (WTI) fob Houston
  • West Texas Intermediate (WTI) Midland

Key features

  • Benchmark pricing at the US Gulf coast with basis on CME’s NYMEX Cushing light sweet futures contract
  • Singapore timestamp for key US Gulf coast grades, such as WTI Houston
  • Crude deals done table
  • Historical data
  • Market-moving news
  • Market commentary explaining price movements
  • End-of-day summary report
  • Independent and transparent market-appropriate methodology

Customers that benefit

  • Traders
  • Risk managers
  • Planners
  • Analysts
  • Finance officers
  • Senior executives
  • Governments
  • Regulators
  • Tax authorities
  • National and international oil companies
  • Major refiners
  • Exchanges


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