General Index is focussed on providing fair access to high quality commodity information. We provide both alternatives to existing benchmarks, and new benchmarks where we see the need for innovation and creativity.
Our alternative benchmarks provide our clients with the opportunity to reduce their spend while maintaining existing market practices; our new benchmarks provide an opportunity to contract on indexes that have been designed and stress-tested to reflect market reality under a range of market conditions.
The European Crude module includes the daily Dated Brent spot price, as well as spot price assessments for the constituent five grades. CIF and FOB. Also includes BFOE forwards, CFDs and Dated Brent to Frontline data.
US crude assessments providing price transparency for key North American markets. Prices are based on an all-day volume-weighted average spanning key grades and locations across the Gulf Coast, Texas, and the midcontinent: Diffs, Outrights, USWC postings and Mexico prices.
Middle East Crude
The Middle East Crude service includes a report with a mix of pricing, trades and exclusive industry information aimed at oil producers, equity holders, term lifters and oil traders. Includes daily Dubai and Oman partials prices, released shortly after market close, and our in-depth analysis and full set of indexes released later in the day.
European Refined Products
Daily benchmarks and forward curves for the wholesale North West European and Mediterranean refined products markets. Certain refined product indexes are calculated through a volume-weighted average methodology, while others are calculated through an end-of-day assessment process.
US Refined Products
General Index delivers daily price indexes for North American refined products.
The indexes comprise the most liquid grades within the light distillate, middle distillate and gasoline markets and reflect standardized barge and cargo volumes as typically traded in the spot market.
Asia Refined Products
Daily Asian refined products assessments for FOB jet fuel, gasoil and fuel oil products.
Physical spot and swap benchmarks benefits a range of audiences, including traders, refinery operators, producers, airlines and the maritime industry.
Following CIF Large Cargoes assessments for both Propane and Butane in North West Europe, true to the General Index philosophy, our focus is on providing low-cost, high-quality LPG benchmarks that follow market-accepted methodologies enabling easy adoption.
Following CFR and CP Cargoes assessments for both Propane and Butane in the Asia-Pacific region, true to the General Index philosophy, our focus is on providing low-cost, high-quality LPG benchmarks that follow market-accepted methodologies enabling easy adoption.
Tech-led, port-level delivered marine fuel prices for 500+ bunkering locations in Asia, the Middle East, Europe, Africa, and the Americas. Prices are based on a historic data set of 40,000+ data points, with several hundred additional data points ingested daily, reflecting market activity across the globe.
General Index hydrogen price data provides insight into three of the world’s key energy pricing hubs: Northwest Europe, Asia and North America. The prices are constructed using production cost-based models, based on actual energy feedstocks supplied to the respective technologies.
Global Marine Carbon
Robust, consistent, data-driven benchmarks for monitoring vessels' CO2 emissions and their associated costs across various classes and routes.
Working with Signal Ocean, emissions estimates are calculated on a voyage by voyage basis using live vessel tracking data, combined with vessel specifications and detailed consumption curves.
Sustainable Aviation Fuel
General Index SAF price data provides insight into the expanding North West Europe renewables production sector.
This initial Beta price release will be developed based on feedback from industry stakeholders. We will add prices for North America and Asia in due course.