Contract Unit 100 barrels
Price Quotation U.S. dollars and cents per barrel
Trading Hours Sunday - Friday 6:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. (5:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. CT) with a 60-minute break each day beginning at 5:00 p.m. (4:00 p.m. CT)
Minimum Price Fluctuation 0.001 per barrel = $0.10
Product Code CME Globex: DBL
CME ClearPort: DBL
Clearing: DBL
Listed Contracts Monthly contracts listed for the current year and the next 2 calendar years. List monthly contracts for a new calendar year following the termination of trading in the December contract of the current year.
Settlement Method Financially Settled
Floating Price The Floating Price for each contract month is equal to the arithmetic average of the mid-point of the bid and ask quotations from “Platts Crude Oil Marketwire” under the heading “Key benchmarks ($/bbl) for “Dubai” prompt month for each day that is determined during the contract month.
Termination Of Trading Trading terminates on the last London & Singapore business day of the contract month.
Position Limits NYMEX Position Limits
Exchange Rulebook NYMEX 1209
Block Minimum Block Minimum Thresholds
Vendor Codes Quote Vendor Symbols Listing