In connection with the launch of the new Western Canadian Select (WCS) Crude Oil Option contract on trade date April 16, 2012 (see SER-6170 dated March 23, 2012), please note below the corresponding all month/any one month accountability levels (NYMEX Rule 560), expiration month position limit (NYMEX Rule 559), reportable level (NYMEX Rule 561), and aggregation allocation for the new contract. This contract will be added to the Position Limit, Position Accountability and Reportable Level Table located in the Interpretations and Special Notices Section of Chapter 5 of the NYMEX Rulebook. The commodity code is provided for the Clearing Members that file reports pursuant to NYMEX Rule 561.A in a machine-readable format.
Contract related questions can be directed to Chris Reinhardt, Director, Market Surveillance, at 212.299.2882, and Ryne Toscano, Supervisor, Market Surveillance, at 212.299.2879.
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