Author Archives: Sheni Maksimova

Nitrates

If you buy or sell Nitrates or related products, you need up-to-date global pricing data and the background information to help you understand it. Our network of price reporters across Asia, Europe and the US enables us to deliver this. We publish their insights in our comprehensive daily and weekly price reports, plus we offer the […]

EDEM Methodology – 30 July 2014

Methodology

European Daily Electricity Markets (EDEM) contains independent price assessments and indices for mature and emerging electricity markets, as well as in-depth analysis on price drivers, authoritative commentary on each day’s trading activity and daily news. Coverage for some markets stretches back as far as 1997 and a comprehensive price history database is available for this […]

Plant Performance Data (PPD) Methodology

Methodology

ICIS continuously develops, reviews and revises its methodologies in consultation with industry participants. Previous versions of this methodology can be found under Archived Documents. To find out more, please see Plant Performance Data Methodology – 16 December 2015

Plant Performance Data (PPD) Report

ICIS pricing plant performance data (PPD) reports track activities at ethylene plants and crude oil refineries globally. These monthly reports* record total or nameplate capacity, operating rates as well as shutdowns and other developments at individual production facilities. The reports are available in a paper wallchart format or are downloadable from the ICIS pricing website […]

ICIS Power Index (IPI) Methodology

Methodology

The ICIS Power Index (IPI) gives homes and businesses an insight into price trends on the UK wholesale electricity market. Robust energy markets are vital to the UK economy, and the IPI makes electricity price trends and activity more visible and accessible to household consumers and commercial buyers, as well as media and policy-makers. Please […]

European Daily Electricity Markets Methodology Consultation 2014

Consultation

Background ICIS is implementing a process of rolling consultation on all of its pricing methodologies. Consultation paper GMC01/14 is part of this formal process and covers all of the ICIS primary price points included in the publication European Daily Electricity Markets (EDEM) The consultation asked general questions about the suitability of the ICIS EDEM methodology. […]

ESGM Methodology – 7 April 2014

Methodology

European Spot Gas Markets (ESGM) contains independent price assessments and indices for mature and emerging gas markets, as well as in-depth analysis on price drivers, authoritative commentary on each day’s trading activity and daily news. Coverage for some markets stretches back as far as 1994 and a comprehensive price history database is available for this […]

Crude Oil Methodology – September 2013

Methodology

This is the ICIS pricing methodology for Crude Oil. ICIS quotes Crude Oil prices in Europe, Asia-Pacific, the US, Middle East/West Asia, Latin America and Africa. ICIS continuously develops, reviews and revises its methodologies in consultation with industry participants. Previous versions of this methodology can be found under Archived Documents. To find out more, please […]

World Crude Report Methodology – September 2013

Methodology

All ICIS-published assessments in the crude oil market are so-called “market closing” assessments. That is, they are intended to represent the tradable value of a particular crude grade at the time commonly agreed by the marketplace to represent a daily physical market “close”. A closing value price assessment takes into account:confirmed deals, bids and offers; market direction; and market relationships […]

LNG Markets Daily Methodology – 5 December 2013

Methodology

Our LNG Markets Daily methodology reflects market reality, reporting the industry and market activity as it is. ICIS price assessments are based on information gathered from market sources, comprising of a wide selection of buyers, sellers, traders, brokers and shippers from whom we gather pricing information every day. Typically, our team of reporters speak to […]