Energy futures and options

Trade global benchmark products and take advantage of tight bid/ask spreads in the world's most extensive and liquid energy marketplace.

Delivering energy opportunities to the world

Get precise, real-time prices for the most in-demand energy markets. Trade benchmark products – WTI Crude, Henry Hub Natural Gas, Brent Crude, RBOB Gasoline – used worldwide to set the pricing curve for managing risk and exploring energy opportunities.

Energy News and Events

Micro-sized natural gas, big possibilities

Explore Micro Henry Hub Natural Gas futures and options, the global benchmark size for transparent pricing and lower margins. Now live.

Explore our Energy products

Learn about the products we offer across our suite of NYMEX Energy contracts, and explore different ways to trade them.

Hedge risk with the flexibility of multiple contract sizes using physical or financial settlement on NYMEX, including WTI, the global benchmark.

Find standard benchmark products, or trade spreads, nearly 24 hours a day in NYMEX’s deeply liquid markets.

Hedge risk with the flexibility of multiple contract sizes, using physical or financial settlement on NYMEX, including the global benchmark: Henry Hub.

Access standardized and validated instruments to manage risk in the most liquid voluntary carbon emissions market.

Access unique tools for managing risk associated with adverse weather events using index-based products geared to average seasonal and monthly weather.


View contract and exchange details to help you trade Energy futures and options.


CME Direct

Gain access to CME Group futures, options, and block markets on one screen, using this fast, secure, and highly configurable trading front-end.

Track forward-looking risk expectations on Energy markets with the CME Group Volatility Index (CVOLTM), a robust measure of 30-day implied volatility derived from deeply liquid options on Energy futures.

Gain an edge in the Energy markets with reliable data on CME Group’s leading Energy futures and options.

Access real-time and historical data on crucial energy commodities like WTI Crude, Henry Hub Natural Gas, Brent Crude and RBOB Gas to empower your trading decisions and enhance your risk management strategies.

Gain crucial insights, manage market exposure and enhance trading strategies with an extensive view of our global Energy markets.

We offer varying data frequencies to suit your needs:

  • Real-time
  • Delayed
  • End-of-Day
  • Historical

Choose how you want to access data: low-latency direct connections; on-demand via the cloud, downloadable historical data via CME DataMine; direct integration into your systems via REST and real-time streaming APIs; or using a licensed distributor.

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Take self-guided courses on Energy futures and options

If you're new to futures, the courses below can help you quickly understand the Energy market and start trading.

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