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 7,753 49,090
CVR CVR - CVR Chicago Ethanol (Platts) Average Price Options NYMEX Energy Biofuels North American Outrights Options 235 9,130
Z1 AZ1 - Z1 Ethanol T2 FOB Rdam Including Duty (Platts) Futures NYMEX Energy Biofuels European Outrights Futures 130 3,688
EZ AEZ - EZ NY Ethanol (Platts) Futures NYMEX Energy Biofuels North American Outrights Futures 25 790
CE3 CE3 - CE3 Chicago Ethanol (Platts) Calendar Spread Option - Three Month NYMEX Energy Biofuels North American Spreads Options 0 300
CE1 CE1 - CE1 Chicago Ethanol (Platts) Calendar Spread Option - One Month NYMEX Energy Biofuels North American Spreads Options 0 10
BFR BFR - BFR RME Biodiesel FOB Rdam (Argus) (RED Compliant) vs. Low Sulphur Gasoil Futures NYMEX Energy Biofuels European Spreads Futures 0 0
GSI GSI - GSI Biodiesel SME Houston B-100 (Argus) 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
Z1O Z1O - Z1O Ethanol T2 FOB Rdam Including Duty (Platts) Average Price Options NYMEX Energy Biofuels European Outrights Options 0 0
NVP NVP - NVP NY Ethanol (Platts) Average Price Options NYMEX Energy Biofuels North American Outrights Options 0 0
FBD FBD - FBD FAME 0 Biodiesel FOB Rdam (Argus) (RED Compliant) Futures NYMEX Energy Biofuels European Outrights Futures 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
D46 D46 - D46 D4 Biodiesel RINs (Argus) 2016 Futures NYMEX Energy Biofuels North American Outrights Futures 0 0
Z1B Z1B - Z1B Ethanol T2 FOB Rdam Including Duty (Platts) BALMO Futures NYMEX Energy Biofuels European Outrights Futures 0 0
CE2 CE2 - CE2 Chicago Ethanol (Platts) Calendar Spread Option - Two Month NYMEX Energy Biofuels North American Spreads Options 0 0
CE6 CE6 - CE6 Chicago Ethanol (Platts) Calendar Spread Option - Six 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
Trade Date: 29 May 2017 | 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 500 3,499
71 FZE - 71 Ethanol Forward Month Futures CBOT Energy Biofuels North American Outrights Futures 26 122
EH OEH - EH Ethanol Options CBOT Energy Biofuels North American Outrights Options 0 0
Trade Date: 29 May 2017 | PRELIMINARY

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