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Naphtha Cargoes CIF NWE (Platts) Crack Spread (1000mt) BALMO Futures Contract Specs

Contract Unit 8,900 barrels (1,000 metic tons)
Price Quotation U.S. dollars and cents per barrel
Trading Hours CME Globex: Sunday - Friday 6:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. New York time/ET (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)
CME ClearPort: Sunday - Friday 6:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. New York time/ET (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)
Minimum Price Fluctuation $0.001 per barrel
Product Code CME Globex: NBB
CME ClearPort: NBB
Clearing: NBB
Listed Contracts 1 month and the following month listed ten days prior to the start of the contract month.
Settlement Method Financially Settled
Floating Price The Floating Price for each contract month is equal to the balance-of-month arithmetic average of the mid-point of the high and low quotations from the Platts European Marketscan for Naphtha Physical under the heading "Cargoes CIF NWE Basis ARA" minus the ICE Brent Crude Oil Futures first nearby contract settlement price, starting from the selected start date through the end of the contract month, inclusively (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 Platts Fuel Oil assessment price will be converted each day to U.S. dollars and cents per barrel, rounded to the nearest cent. The conversion factor will be 8.9 barrels per metric ton.
Termination Of Trading Trading shall cease on the last business day of the contract month.
Position Limits NYMEX Position Limits
Exchange Rulebook NYMEX 149
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