North America Crude and Refined Futures and Options

NYMEX North American Crude Futures and Options

Access forward-curve liquidity across a broad product slate of crude oil futures and options covering key locations and crude grades. Trade North American crude oil grades as differentials to our benchmark WTI Light Sweet Crude (CL), Brent (BZ), or as outright prices.

Features and benefits

Comprehensive product slate
Trade Crude Oil futures, options, and spreads over 10 different grades of light, medium, and heavy crude oils.  Choose from Trade Month, Calendar Month, and Balance of Month (BALMO) structures.

Diverse geographic exposure
Get exposure to Gulf Coast, Permian, Louisiana, and Cushing pricing hubs. The futures are settled to the widely used Argus physical crude oil price assessments.

Forward curve liquidity
Trade WTI Houston (Argus) futures vs. WTI Trade Month futures, which offer the best liquidity for Gulf Coast price exposure in the front months and several calendar years forward. 

Capital efficiencies
Maximize capital efficiencies through margin offsets and streamlined operations of managing crude exposure in a single marketplace, through the same clearinghouse.

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Clearing Globex Floor ClearPort Product Name Exchange Product Group Subgroup Category Subcategory Cleared As Volume Open Interest
HTT HTT - HTT WTI Houston (Argus) vs. WTI Trade Month Futures NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Spreads Futures 10,596 332,760
WTT WTT - WTT WTI Midland (Argus) vs. WTI Trade Month Futures NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Spreads Futures 4,006 276,766
FF AFF - FF WTI Midland (Argus) vs. WTI Financial Futures NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Spreads Futures 0 20,234
WTO WTO - WTO WTI Midland (Argus) vs. WTI Trade Month Average Price Option NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Spreads Options 0 2,000
WTI WTI - WTI WTI Midland (Argus) Trade Month Futures NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Outrights Futures 0 0
HTA HTA - HTA WTI Houston (Argus) Trade Month Futures NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Outrights Futures 0 0
HIB HIB - HIB WTI Houston (Argus) vs. WTI BALMO Futures NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Spreads Futures 0 0
WHB WHB - WHB WTI Houston (Argus) vs. Brent Trade Month Futures NYMEX Energy Crude Oil Arb Spreads Futures 0 0
WMR WMR - WMR WTI Midland (Argus) vs. Brent Calendar Month Futures NYMEX Energy Crude Oil Arb Spreads Futures 0 0
WBR WBR - WBR WTI Houston (Argus) vs. Brent Calendar Month Futures NYMEX Energy Crude Oil Arb Spreads Futures 0 0
WMB WMB - WMB WTI Midland (Argus) vs. Brent Trade Month Futures NYMEX Energy Crude Oil Arb Spreads Futures 0 0
WTB WTB - WTB WTI Midland (Argus) vs. WTI Trade Month BALMO Futures NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Outrights Futures 0 0
HIA HIA - HIA WTI Houston (Argus) Financial Futures NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Outrights Futures 0 0
HIO HIO - HIO WTI Houston (Argus) vs. WTI Calendar Month Average Price Option NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Spreads Options 0 0
FFO FFO - FFO WTI Midland (Argus) vs. WTI Calendar Month Average Price Option NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Spreads Options 0 0
XB AXB - XB WTI Midland (Argus) Financial Futures NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Outrights Futures 0 0
HIL HIL - HIL WTI Houston (Argus) vs. WTI Financial Futures NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Spreads Futures 0 0
HTB HTB - HTB WTI Houston (Argus) vs. WTI Trade Month BALMO Futures NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Spreads Futures 0 0
HTO HTO - HTO WTI Houston (Argus) vs. WTI Trade Month Average Price Option NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Spreads Options 0 0
FFB FFB - FFB WTI Midland (Argus) vs. WTI Financial BALMO Futures NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Outrights Futures 0 0
Trade Date: 15 Apr 2024 | PRELIMINARY
Clearing Globex Floor ClearPort Product Name Exchange Product Group Subgroup Category Subcategory Cleared As Volume Open Interest
HTT HTT - HTT WTI Houston (Argus) vs. WTI Trade Month Futures NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Spreads Futures 10,596 332,760
YV AYV - YV Mars (Argus) vs. WTI Trade Month Futures NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Spreads Futures 0 12,025
E5 AE5 - E5 Argus LLS vs. WTI (Argus) Trade Month Futures NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Spreads Futures 0 4,470
WJ AWJ - WJ LLS (Argus) vs. WTI Financial Futures NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Spreads Futures 0 180
HIB HIB - HIB WTI Houston (Argus) vs. WTI BALMO Futures NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Spreads Futures 0 0
WHB WHB - WHB WTI Houston (Argus) vs. Brent Trade Month Futures NYMEX Energy Crude Oil Arb Spreads Futures 0 0
WCH WCH - WCH WCS Houston (Argus) vs. WTI Calendar Month Futures NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Spreads Futures 0 0
WBR WBR - WBR WTI Houston (Argus) vs. Brent Calendar Month Futures NYMEX Energy Crude Oil Arb Spreads Futures 0 0
WHT WHT - WHT WCS Houston (Argus) vs. WTI Trade Month Futures NYMEX Energy Crude Oil Arb Spreads Futures 0 0
HIO HIO - HIO WTI Houston (Argus) vs. WTI Calendar Month Average Price Option NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Spreads Options 0 0
SCT SCT - SCT Southern Green Canyon (Argus) vs. WTI Trade Month Futures NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Outrights Futures 0 0
36 36 - 36 Argus Sour Crude Index (ASCI) vs. WTI Diff Spread Trade Month Futures NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Spreads Futures 0 0
LWB LWB - LWB LLS (Argus) vs. WTI Balmo Futures NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Spreads Futures 0 0
HIL HIL - HIL WTI Houston (Argus) vs. WTI Financial Futures NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Spreads Futures 0 0
YX AYX - YX Mars (Argus) vs. WTI Financial Futures NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Spreads Futures 0 0
38 38 - 38 Argus Sour Crude Index (ASCI) vs. WTI Diff Spread Calendar Month Futures NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Spreads Futures 0 0
HTB HTB - HTB WTI Houston (Argus) vs. WTI Trade Month BALMO Futures NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Spreads Futures 0 0
HTO HTO - HTO WTI Houston (Argus) vs. WTI Trade Month Average Price Option NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Spreads Options 0 0
SCF SCF - SCF Southern Green Canyon (Argus) vs. WTI Financial Futures NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Outrights Futures 0 0
Trade Date: 15 Apr 2024 | PRELIMINARY
Clearing Globex Floor ClearPort Product Name Exchange Product Group Subgroup Category Subcategory Cleared As Volume Open Interest
ANT ANT - ANT Argus WTI Diff vs. CMA NYMEX Trade Month Futures NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Spreads Futures 0 995
V7 V7 - V7 Argus WTI Trade Month Futures NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Outrights Futures 0 0
WNT WNT - WNT WCS Cushing (Argus) vs. WTI Trade Month Futures NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Spreads Futures 0 0
WNC WNC - WNC WCS Cushing (Argus) vs. WTI Calendar Month Futures NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Spreads Futures 0 0
WAO WAO - WAO WCS Cushing (Argus) vs. WTI Calendar Month Average Price Option NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Spreads Options 0 0
BKT BKT - BKT Bakken Cushing (Argus) vs. WTI Trade Month Futures NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Outrights Futures 0 0
WNO WNO - WNO WCS Cushing (Argus) vs. WTI Trade Month Average Price Option NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Spreads Options 0 0
BKF BKF - BKF Bakken Cushing (Argus) vs. WTI Financial Futures NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Outrights Futures 0 0
Trade Date: 15 Apr 2024 | PRELIMINARY
Clearing Globex Floor ClearPort Product Name Exchange Product Group Subgroup Category Subcategory Cleared As Volume Open Interest
WTT WTT - WTT WTI Midland (Argus) vs. WTI Trade Month Futures NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Spreads Futures 4,006 276,766
FF AFF - FF WTI Midland (Argus) vs. WTI Financial Futures NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Spreads Futures 0 20,234
WTL WTL - WTL WTL Midland (Argus) vs. WTI Trade Month Futures NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Spreads Futures 0 2,540
WTO WTO - WTO WTI Midland (Argus) vs. WTI Trade Month Average Price Option NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Spreads Options 0 2,000
WMR WMR - WMR WTI Midland (Argus) vs. Brent Calendar Month Futures NYMEX Energy Crude Oil Arb Spreads Futures 0 0
TIL TIL - TIL WTL Midland (Argus) vs. WTI Calendar Month Futures NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Spreads Futures 0 0
WMB WMB - WMB WTI Midland (Argus) vs. Brent Trade Month Futures NYMEX Energy Crude Oil Arb Spreads Futures 0 0
WTB WTB - WTB WTI Midland (Argus) vs. WTI Trade Month BALMO Futures NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Outrights Futures 0 0
FFO FFO - FFO WTI Midland (Argus) vs. WTI Calendar Month Average Price Option NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Spreads Options 0 0
WTD WTD - WTD WTI Midland (Argus) vs. Dubai (Platts) Calendar Month Futures NYMEX Energy Crude Oil Arb Spreads Futures 0 0
FFB FFB - FFB WTI Midland (Argus) vs. WTI Financial BALMO Futures NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Outrights Futures 0 0
Trade Date: 15 Apr 2024 | PRELIMINARY
Clearing Globex Floor ClearPort Product Name Exchange Product Group Subgroup Category Subcategory Cleared As Volume Open Interest
WNT WNT - WNT WCS Cushing (Argus) vs. WTI Trade Month Futures NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Spreads Futures 0 0
WCH WCH - WCH WCS Houston (Argus) vs. WTI Calendar Month Futures NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Spreads Futures 0 0
WNC WNC - WNC WCS Cushing (Argus) vs. WTI Calendar Month Futures NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Spreads Futures 0 0
WAO WAO - WAO WCS Cushing (Argus) vs. WTI Calendar Month Average Price Option NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Spreads Options 0 0
WHT WHT - WHT WCS Houston (Argus) vs. WTI Trade Month Futures NYMEX Energy Crude Oil Arb Spreads Futures 0 0
WNO WNO - WNO WCS Cushing (Argus) vs. WTI Trade Month Average Price Option NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Spreads Options 0 0
Trade Date: 15 Apr 2024 | PRELIMINARY
Clearing Globex Floor ClearPort Product Name Exchange Product Group Subgroup Category Subcategory Cleared As Volume Open Interest
LO LO - LO Crude Oil Option NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Outrights Options 251,480 2,456,669
CL CL - CL Crude Oil Futures NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Outrights Futures 930,490 1,800,341
7A B7A - 7A Crude Oil Financial Calendar Spread Option 1 Month NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Outrights Options 3,300 275,515
AO AAO - AO WTI Average Price Option NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Outrights Options 100 254,744
WA WAY - WA WTI Crude Oil 1 Month Calendar Spread Option NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Spreads Options 100 197,625
CS CSX - CS WTI Financial Futures NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Outrights Futures 1,080 163,535
BK BK - BK WTI-Brent Financial Futures NYMEX Energy Crude Oil Arb Spreads Futures 1,090 145,352
BV ABV - BV WTI-Brent Crude Oil Spread Option NYMEX Energy Crude Oil Arb Spreads Options 0 140,900
LC LCE - LC Light Sweet Crude Oil European Financial Option NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Outrights Options 1,400 61,328
LO1 LO1 - LO1 Crude Oil Friday Weekly Option - Week 1 NYMEX Energy Crude Oil North American Outrights Options 39 44
Trade Date: 15 Apr 2024 | PRELIMINARY

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