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Gulf Coast Heating Oil (Argus) Futures Contract Specs

Product Symbol 4U
Venue CME ClearPort, Open Outcry (New York)
(All Times are New York Time/ET)
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)
Open Outcry: Monday – Friday 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM (8:00 AM to 1:30 PM CT)
Contract Unit 42,000 gallons
Price Quotation U.S. dollars and cents per gallon
Minimum Fluctuation $0.0001 per gallon
Floating Price The Floating Price for each contract month is equal to the arithmetic average of the mid-point of the high and low quotations from Argus Media for Gulf Coast Heating Oil (pipeline) for each business day that it is determined during the contract month.
Termination of Trading Trading shall cease on the last business day of the contract month.
Listed Contracts 36 consecutive months
Settlement Type Financial
Position Limits NYMEX Position Limits
Rulebook Chapter 243
Exchange Rule These contracts are listed with, and subject to, the rules and regulations of NYMEX.