News Release

NYMEX Announces New Fees for CME Globex® and NYMEX Clearport® Futures Contracts

Wed Jan 10 2007

New York, N.Y., January 10, 2007 — The New York Mercantile Exchange, Inc. today announced a new fee schedule for the heating oil financial, natural gas last day financial, natural gas penultimate financial, RBOB financial, and WTI financial futures contracts on CME Globex and NYMEX ClearPort®, beginning at the close of business on Monday, January 22.

Fees per side on CME Globex will be $0.25 for members daytrades, $0.50 for member overnight trades, $0.85 for COMEX members, and $1.45 for non-members.

Fees per side on NYMEX ClearPort clearing will be $0.25 for members daytrades, $0.50 for member overnight trading, and $1.45 for non-members.

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