Trade Biofuel Products

Our biofuel futures contracts complement the existing energy product suite, including benchmark RBOB Gasoline and ULSD futures. 

Hedge your risk in three types of renewable fuels, D4 Biodiesel, D5 Advanced Biofuel and D6 Ethanol with Biofuel contracts at CME Group.

Key Benefits

  • Increasing Liquidity – Between 4,000 and 6,000 contracts a day in volume with open Interest at an all-time high of more than 55,000 contracts
  • Capital Efficiency – Possible margin offsets for firms trading ethanol-related agricultural and/or energy products across CME Group exchanges
  • Easy Access – Flexible trading venues on CME Globex, clearing through CME ClearPort, access on a single screen with CME Direct and available for block trading
  • Flexibility – Manage your ethanol price risk with NYMEX Chicago Ethanol Average Price Option CVR (based on the CU contract)

Biofuel Products

Clearing Globex Floor ClearPort Product Name Exchange Product Group Subgroup Category Subcategory Cleared As Volume Open Interest
CU CU - CU Chicago Ethanol (Platts) Futures NYMEX Energy Biofuels North American Outrights Futures 5,253 37,716
Z1 AZ1 - Z1 Ethanol T2 FOB Rdam Including Duty (Platts) Futures NYMEX Energy Biofuels European Outrights Futures 395 8,395
CVR CVR - CVR Chicago Ethanol (Platts) Average Price Option NYMEX Energy Biofuels North American Outrights Options 125 6,121
MT2 MT2 - MT2 Methanol T2 FOB Rdam (ICIS) Futures NYMEX Energy Biofuels European Outrights Futures 0 810
EZ AEZ - EZ NY Ethanol (Platts) Futures NYMEX Energy Biofuels North American Outrights Futures 0 430
BFR BFR - BFR RME Biodiesel FOB Rdam (Argus) (RED Compliant) vs. Low Sulphur Gasoil Futures NYMEX Energy Biofuels European Spreads Futures 0 0
MTH MTH - MTH Methanol FOB Houston (Argus) Futures NYMEX Energy Biofuels North American Outrights Futures 0 0
UCR UCR - UCR UCOME Biodiesel (RED Compliant) FOB ARA (Argus) Futures NYMEX Energy Biofuels European Outrights Futures 0 0
FBT FBT - FBT FAME 0 Biodiesel FOB Rdam (Argus) (RED Compliant) vs. Low Sulphur Gasoil Futures NYMEX Energy Biofuels European Spreads Futures 0 0
CE2 CE2 - CE2 Chicago Ethanol (Platts) Calendar Spread Option - Two Month NYMEX Energy Biofuels North American Spreads Options 0 0
CE6 CE6 - CE6 Chicago Ethanol (Platts) Calendar Spread Option - Six Month NYMEX Energy Biofuels North American Spreads Options 0 0
UCE UCE - UCE UCO T1 CIF ARA Excluding Duty (PRIMA) Futures NYMEX Energy Biofuels European Outrights Futures 0 0
Z1O Z1O - Z1O Ethanol T2 FOB Rdam Including Duty (Platts) Average Price Option NYMEX Energy Biofuels European Outrights Options 0 0
Z1B Z1B - Z1B Ethanol T2 FOB Rdam Including Duty (Platts) BALMO Futures NYMEX Energy Biofuels European Outrights Futures 0 0
USG USG - USG UCO T1 CIF ARA Excluding Duty (PRIMA) vs Low Sulphur Gasoil Futures NYMEX Energy Biofuels European Spreads Futures 0 0
NVP NVP - NVP NY Ethanol (Platts) Average Price Option NYMEX Energy Biofuels North American Outrights Options 0 0
RBF RBF - RBF RME Biodiesel FOB Rdam (Argus) (RED Compliant) Futures NYMEX Energy Biofuels European Outrights Futures 0 0
FBD FBD - FBD FAME 0 Biodiesel FOB Rdam (Argus) (RED Compliant) Futures NYMEX Energy Biofuels European Outrights Futures 0 0
CE3 CE3 - CE3 Chicago Ethanol (Platts) Calendar Spread Option - Three Month NYMEX Energy Biofuels North American Spreads Options 0 0
CE1 CE1 - CE1 Chicago Ethanol (Platts) Calendar Spread Option - One Month NYMEX Energy Biofuels North American Spreads Options 0 0
UCS UCS - UCS UCOME Biodiesel (RED Compliant) FOB ARA (Argus) vs Low Sulphur Gasoil Futures NYMEX Energy Biofuels European Spreads Futures 0 0
Trade Date: 19 Oct 2021 | PRELIMINARY
Clearing Globex Floor ClearPort Product Name Exchange Product Group Subgroup Category Subcategory Cleared As Volume Open Interest
71 FZE - 71 Ethanol Forward Month Futures CBOT Energy Biofuels North American Outrights Futures 0 0
EH EH - EH Ethanol Futures CBOT Energy Biofuels North American Outrights Futures 0 0
EH OEH - EH Ethanol Options CBOT Energy Biofuels North American Outrights Options 0 0
Trade Date: 19 Oct 2021 | PRELIMINARY

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