Trade Biofuel Products

CME Group’s suite of Biofuel products offers a range of nine Renewable Identification Numbers (RINs) as a cost-effective way to manage volatility in the biofuels markets. Our biofuel futures contracts complement the existing energy product suite, including benchmark RBOB Gasoline and ULSD futures. 

Hedge your risk in three types of renewable fuels, D4 Biodiesel, D5 Advanced Biofuel and D6 Ethanol with Biofuel contracts at CME Group.

Key Benefits

  • Increasing Liquidity – Between 4,000 and 6,000 contracts a day in volume with open Interest at an all-time high of more than 55,000 contracts
  • Capital Efficiency – Possible margin offsets for firms trading ethanol-related agricultural and/or energy products across CME Group exchanges
  • Easy Access – Flexible trading venues on CME Globex, clearing through CME ClearPort, access on a single screen with CME Direct and available for block trading
  • Flexibility – Manage your ethanol price risk with NYMEX Chicago Ethanol Average Price Option CVR (based on the CU contract)

Biofuel Products

Clearing Globex Floor ClearPort Product Name Exchange Product Group Subgroup Category Subcategory Cleared As Volume Open Interest
CU CU - CU Chicago Ethanol (Platts) Futures NYMEX Energy Biofuels North American Outrights Futures 6,226 49,480
CVR CVR CVR CVR Chicago Ethanol (Platts) Average Price Options NYMEX Energy Biofuels North American Outrights Options 135 12,880
Z1 AZ1 - Z1 Ethanol T2 FOB Rdam Including Duty (Platts) Futures NYMEX Energy Biofuels European Outrights Futures 390 3,885
EZ AEZ - EZ NY Ethanol (Platts) Futures NYMEX Energy Biofuels North American Outrights Futures 0 1,905
FBD FBD - FBD FAME 0 Biodiesel FOB Rdam (Argus) (RED Compliant) Futures NYMEX Energy Biofuels European Outrights Futures 0 20
BFR BFR - BFR RME Biodiesel FOB Rdam (Argus) (RED Compliant) vs. Low Sulphur Gasoil Futures NYMEX Energy Biofuels European Spreads Futures 0 5
D65 D65 - D65 D6 Ethanol RINs (Argus) 2015 Futures NYMEX Energy Biofuels North American Outrights Futures 0 0
D66 D66 - D66 D6 Ethanol RINs (Argus) 2016 Futures NYMEX Energy Biofuels North American Outrights Futures 0 0
CE2 CE2 CE2 CE2 Chicago Ethanol (Platts) Calendar Spread Option - Two Month NYMEX Energy Biofuels North American Spreads Options 0 0
NVP NVP NVP NVP NY Ethanol (Platts) Average Price Options NYMEX Energy Biofuels North American Outrights Options 0 0
CE6 CE6 CE6 CE6 Chicago Ethanol (Platts) Calendar Spread Option - Six Month NYMEX Energy Biofuels North American Spreads Options 0 0
FBT FBT - FBT FAME 0 Biodiesel FOB Rdam (Argus) (RED Compliant) vs. Low Sulphur Gasoil Futures NYMEX Energy Biofuels European Spreads Futures 0 0
D44 D44 - D44 D4 Biodiesel RINS (Argus) 2014 Futures NYMEX Energy Biofuels North American Outrights Futures 0 0
D64 D64 - D64 D6 Ethanol RINS (Argus) 2014 Futures NYMEX Energy Biofuels North American Outrights Futures 0 0
D55 D55 - D55 D5 Advanced Biofuel RINs (Argus) 2015 Futures NYMEX Energy Biofuels North American Outrights Futures 0 0
D46 D46 - D46 D4 Biodiesel RINs (Argus) 2016 Futures NYMEX Energy Biofuels North American Outrights Futures 0 0
CE1 CE1 CE1 CE1 Chicago Ethanol (Platts) Calendar Spread Option - One Month NYMEX Energy Biofuels North American Spreads Options 0 0
CE3 CE3 CE3 CE3 Chicago Ethanol (Platts) Calendar Spread Option - Three Month NYMEX Energy Biofuels North American Spreads Options 0 0
RBF RBF - RBF RME Biodiesel FOB Rdam (Argus) (RED Compliant) Futures NYMEX Energy Biofuels European Outrights Futures 0 0
GSI GSI - GSI Biodiesel SME Houston B-100 (Argus) Futures NYMEX Energy Biofuels North American Outrights Futures 0 0
D54 D54 - D54 D5 Advanced Biofuel RINS (Argus) 2014 Futures NYMEX Energy Biofuels North American Outrights Futures 0 0
D45 D45 - D45 D4 Biodiesel RINs (Argus) 2015 Futures NYMEX Energy Biofuels North American Outrights Futures 0 0
Trade Date: 05 Dec 2016 | PRELIMINARY
Clearing Globex Floor ClearPort Product Name Exchange Product Group Subgroup Category Subcategory Cleared As Volume Open Interest
EH EH - EH Ethanol Futures CBOT Energy Biofuels North American Outrights Futures 338 5,579
71 FZE - 71 Ethanol Forward Month Futures CBOT Energy Biofuels North American Outrights Futures 70 45
EH OEH - - Ethanol Options CBOT Energy Biofuels North American Outrights Options 0 0
Trade Date: 05 Dec 2016 | PRELIMINARY

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