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Western Canadian Select Oil (Net Energy) Monthly Index Futures Contract Specs

Contract Unit 1,000 barrels
Price Quotation U.S. Dollars and Cents per Barrel
Trading Hours Sunday - Friday 6:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. (5:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. CT) with a 60-minute break each day beginning at 5:00 p.m. (4:00 p.m. CT)
Minimum Price Fluctuation $0.001 per Barrel
Product Code CME Globex: WCW
CME ClearPort: WCW
Clearing: WCW
Listed Contracts Monthly contracts listed for the current year and the next 4 calendar years
Settlement Method Financially Settled
Floating Price The Index Price for each contract month is equal to the Net Energy Canadian Monthly Index (NEI) for Hardisty WCS during the Index Pricing Period for the contract month. The Index Pricing Period shall extend from the first Canadian business day of the month through the last Canadian business day prior to Notice of Shipments (NOS) date on the Enbridge Pipeline. The Index is expressed as a differential versus the Calendar Month Average (CMA) of the NYMEX Light Sweet Crude Oil futures settlement price.
Termination Of Trading Trading terminates one Canadian business day prior to the Notice of Shipments (NOS) date on the Enbridge Pipeline. The NOS date occurs on or about the 20th calendar day of the month, subject to confirmation by Enbridge Pipeline. The official schedule for the NOS dates will be made publicly available by Enbridge.
Position Limits NYMEX Position Limits
Exchange Rulebook NYMEX 982
Block Minimum Block Minimum Thresholds
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