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Argus North Sea Index / ANSI (LPG)

The Argus North Sea IndexTM (ANSITM) is a monthly index representing the average of the Argus large cargo cif ARA assessments for the last five trading days of the previous month less a yearly-adjusted freight element.

It is published in the daily Argus International LPG report , which also includes the other international Argus benchmarks, the Argus Far East Index TM (AFEITM) used in markets east of Suez and the cif ARA large cargo assessment, a key contract reference in northwest Europe.

Who Uses the ANSI Price?

The ANSI price is widely used in spot and term contracts throughout northwest Europe. The index is also used extensively in eastern and central Europe by refiners, wholesalers and other participants in internationally traded LPG markets.

Learn more about how the ANSI index is calculated in the Argus International LPG methodology

Download a sample copy of Argus International LPG

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