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Gasoil Crack Spread (1000mt) Financial Futures Contract Specs

    Please note that effective the January 2015 contract month, the floating price reference for this contract will be the ICE Low Sulphur Gasoil Futures 1st nearby contract settlement. For further details click here

Product Symbol CME Globex: GOC
CME ClearPort: GOC
Open Outcry: GOC
Venue CME Globex, CME ClearPort, Open Outcry (New York)
Hours
(All Times are New York Time/ET)
CME Globex:  Sunday – Friday 6:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. (5:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Chicago Time/CT) with a 45-minute break each day beginning at 5:15 p.m. (4:15 p.m.CT) Trade is Flow per day.
CME ClearPort: Sunday – Friday 6:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. (5:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Chicago Time/CT) with a 45-minute break each day beginning at 5:15 p.m. (4:15 p.m. CT) Trade is Flow per day or Flow per month.
Open Outcry: Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. (8:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. CT)
Contract Unit 7,450 barrels (1,000 metic tons)
Price Quotation U.S. dollars and cents per barrel
Minimum Fluctuation $0.001 per barrel
Floating Price The Floating Price for each contract month up to and including the December 2014 contract is equal to the arithmetic average of the ICE Gasoil Futures first nearby contract settlement price minus the ICE Brent Crude Oil Futures first nearby contract settlement price for each business day during the contract month (using Non-common pricing).

The Floating Price for each contract month for January 2015 and beyond is equal to the arithmetic average of the ICE Low Sulphur Gasoil Futures first nearby contract settlement price minus the ICE Brent Crude Oil Futures first nearby contract settlement price for each business day during the contract month (using Non-common pricing).

The settlement price of the first nearby Brent Crude Oil Futures contract month will be used except on the last day of trading for the expiring Brent Crude Oil Futures contract when the settlement price of the second nearby contract month will be used.

For purposes of determining the Floating Price, the ICE Gasoil or Low Sulphur Gasoil Settlement Price will be converted each day to U.S. dollars and cents per barrel, rounded to the nearest cent. The conversion factor will be 7.45 barrels per metric ton.
Termination of Trading Trading shall cease on the last business day of the contract month.
Listed Contracts Monthly contracts shall be listed for the current year +6 years
Settlement Type Financial
Position Limits NYMEX Position Limits
Rulebook Chapter 143
Exchange Rule These contracts are listed with, and subject to, the rules and regulations of NYMEX.