News Release

NYMEX to List Additional American Style Energy Options on NYMEX ClearPort®

Fri Apr 20 2007

New York, N.Y., April 20, 2007 — The New York Mercantile Exchange, Inc. today announced that it will list American–style options on natural gas (ON), RBOB gasoline (OB), and heating oil (OH) on NYMEX ClearPort beginning on May 6 for trade date May 7.

NYMEX ClearPort fees for these contracts will be $1.75 for members and $2.50 for non-members and COMEX members.

The options will be listed on the NYMEX trading floor from 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM and on NYMEX ClearPort from 6:00 PM Sundays through 5:15 PM Fridays New York time, with a 45– minute break between 5:15 PM and 6:00 PM.

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