IntercontinentalExchange Announces Launch of 64 New Energy Contracts

LONDON--()--IntercontinentalExchange Group (NYSE:ICE), the leading global network of exchanges and clearing houses, today announced the introduction of 64 new energy futures and options contracts on May 12, 2014, subject to the completion of necessary regulatory and governance processes.

The new contracts, which will be available for trading at either ICE Futures Europe or ICE Futures U.S. and cleared at ICE Clear Europe, include crude oil, gasoline, middle distillate, fuel oil, power, biofuel, naphtha, natural gas liquid, petrochemical and environmental futures and options contracts.

The following contracts will be available for trading on ICE Futures Europe:

Crude Futures

TMX SW 1a Index Future

Argus WTI Midland vs WTI 1st Line Future

Argus WTS vs WTI Trade Month Future

Argus Mars vs WTI Trade Month Future

Brent 1st Line vs Dubai 1st Line (Platts) Balmo Future

Dated Brent (Platts) vs Mediterranean Dated Strip (Platts) Future

WTI 1st Line vs Brent 1st Line Balmo Future

Middle Distillate Futures and Options

Low Sulphur Gasoil 1st Line vs Brent 1st Line Mini Future (in bbls)

Low Sulphur Gasoil 1st Line vs Brent 1st Line Average Price Option (in bbls)

Jet CIF NWE Cargoes (Platts) vs Brent 1st Line Mini Future

Diesel 10ppm FOB Rotterdam Barges (Platts) vs New York Harbour ULSD Future

ULSD 10ppm CIF NWE Cargoes (Platts) vs New York Harbour ULSD Future

ULSD 10ppm CIF MED Cargoes (Platts) vs New York Harbour ULSD Future

Gulf Coast ULSD (Platts) vs Gulf Cost Jet Fuel (Platts) Future

Singapore Gasoil 10ppm (Platts) Balmo Future

Gasoline Futures

Argus Eurobob Oxy FOB Rotterdam Barges Balmo Mini Future

RBOB Gasoline 1st Line vs Argus Eurobob Oxy FOB Rotterdam Barges Mini Future

RBOB Gasoline 1st Line vs Argus Eurobob Oxy FOB Rotterdam Barges Balmo Mini Future

Singapore Mogas 97 Unleaded (Platts) Balmo Mini Future

Fuel Oil Future

USGC 3% Fuel Oil (Platts) vs 3.5% FOB Rotterdam Barges Fuel Oil (Platts) Future (in mts)

Biofuel Futures

Argus Biodiesel FAME Zero FOB ARA Range (RED Compliant) vs Low Sulphur Gasoil 1st Line Future

Argus Biodiesel RME FOB ARA Range (RED Compliant) vs Low Sulphur Gasoil 1st Line Future

Soybean Oil Penultimate Day 1st Line Balmo Future

Naphtha Futures

Naphtha CIF NWE Cargoes (Platts) Future (in bbls)

Naphtha CIF NWE Cargoes (Platts) vs Brent 1st Line Future (in bbls)

Natural Gas Liquid Option

Average Price Option on Ethane in E/P Mix, OPIS Conway in-Well, Fixed Price Future

Petrochemical Futures

Ethylene, PCW Mont Belvieu Future

Polymer Grade Propylene (PGP), PCW Mont Belvieu Future

Ethylene, PCW Mont Belvieu Balmo Future

Polymer Grade Propylene (PGP), PCW Mont Belvieu Balmo Future

Benzene, PCW US Contract Price Future

Benzene, PCW US Index Fixed Price Future

The following contracts will be available for trading on ICE Futures U.S.:

U.S. Power Futures

MISO Indiana Hub Real-Time Off-Peak Mini Fixed Price Future

PJM AEP Dayton Hub Real-Time Peak Mini Fixed Price Future

PJM AEP Dayton Hub Real-Time Off-Peak Mini Fixed Price Future

PJM NI Hub Real-Time Peak Mini Fixed Price Future

PJM NI Hub Real-Time Off-Peak Mini Fixed Price Future

CAISO SP-15 Day-Ahead Off-Peak Mini Fixed Price Future

Mid-Columbia Day-Ahead Off-Peak Mini Fixed Price Future

PJM ATSI Zone Day-Ahead Peak Fixed Price Future

PJM ATSI Zone Day-Ahead Off-Peak Fixed Price Future

PJM DEOK Zone Day-Ahead Peak Fixed Price Future

PJM DEOK Zone Day-Ahead Off-Peak Fixed Price Future

MISO Minnesota Hub Day-Ahead Peak Fixed Price Future

MISO Minnesota Hub Day-Ahead Off-Peak Fixed Price Future

MISO Michigan Hub Day-Ahead Peak Fixed Price Future

MISO Michigan Hub Day-Ahead Off-Peak Fixed Price Future

MISO Texas Hub Day-Ahead Peak Fixed Price Future

MISO Texas Hub Day-Ahead Off-Peak Fixed Price Future

MISO Texas Hub Real-Time Peak Fixed Price Future

MISO Texas Hub Real-Time Off-Peak Fixed Price Future

MISO Arkansas Hub Day-Ahead Peak Fixed Price Future

MISO Arkansas Hub Day-Ahead Off-Peak Fixed Price Future

MISO Louisiana Hub Day-Ahead Peak Fixed Price Future

MISO Louisiana Hub Day-Ahead Off-Peak Fixed Price Future

SPP North Hub Day-Ahead Peak Fixed Price Future

SPP North Hub Day-Ahead Off-Peak Fixed Price Future

SPP South Hub Day-Ahead Peak Fixed Price Future

SPP South Hub Day-Ahead Off-Peak Fixed Price Future

ERCOT Capacity Responsive Reserve Future

North American Environmental Futures

Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Future - Vintage 2015

Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Future - Vintage 2016

California Carbon Allowance Future-Vintage 2017

California Carbon Allowance Future-Vintage 2018

About IntercontinentalExchange Group

IntercontinentalExchange Group (NYSE: ICE) is the leading network of regulated exchanges and clearing houses for financial and commodity markets. ICE delivers transparent, reliable and accessible data, technology and risk management services to markets around the world through its portfolio of exchanges, including the New York Stock Exchange, ICE Futures, Liffe and Euronext.

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About Platts

Platts, a division of McGraw Hill Financial (NYSE: MHFI), is a leading global energy, petrochemicals, metals and agriculture information provider. "Platts", "Platts Crude Oil Marketwire", "Platts European Marketscan", "Platts Asia-Pacific/Arab Gulf Marketscan", “Platts Global Alert”, and "Platts Biofuelscan" are trademarks of Platts and McGraw Hill Financial. Platts' data and trademarks are proprietary and are used under license. Platts does not sponsor, endorse, sell or promote exchange contracts and Platts accepts no liability for the use of Platts data in connection therewith.

About Argus

Argus Media is a leading provider of price assessments, business intelligence, market data, consultancy and conferences on the global crude, oil products, natural gas, electricity, coal, emissions, bioenergy, petrochemicals, fertilizer and transportation industries. Argus energy and fertilizer indexes are widely used by leading companies, governments and international agencies as reference prices in supply contracts, risk management and planning. "ARGUS", ARGUS EUROPEAN PRODUCTS, ARGUS CRUDE, ARGUS AMERICAS CRUDE, and ARGUS BIOFUELS are trademarks of Argus Media Limited and are used under license. All copyrights and database rights in Argus data belong exclusively to Argus Media Limited. Argus takes no position on the purchase and sale of exchange contracts and accepts no liability in connection with any use of Argus data.

About PetroChem Wire

PetroChem Wire is a daily, independent publication that creates global price awareness for US natural gas liquids, olefins, aromatics, blendstocks and polymers markets by providing useful and clear information at the close of each business day. Its prices commonly serve as benchmarks for a number of physical and swap contracts. PetroChem Wire and PCW are trademarks of PetroChem Wire LLC and its data is protected by US copyright laws, including the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998, which also implements World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) treaties. PetroChem Wire has no financial stake in exchange contracts and accepts no liability for the use of its data in connection with them.

About Oil Price Information Service

Oil Price Information Service (OPIS) is one of the most widely accepted price benchmarks for supply contracts and competitive positioning. It's used as a benchmark price by the world to buy and sell NGLs, LP-Gas, U.S. gasoline, diesel, ethanol, biodiesel, jet fuel, refinery feedstocks, resid, and kerosene. OPIS produces several publications for the NGL and LPG marketplace including the OPIS North America LPG Report, the OPIS NGL Forwards Report, the OPIS Europe LPG Report, and the OPIS Asia Naphtha and LPG Report, in addition to publications that focus on refined products, news, and biofuels.

About NGX/TMX

NGX provides electronic trading, central counterparty clearing and data services to the North American natural gas, crude oil and electricity markets. Since beginning operations in February 1994, NGX has developed the AB-NIT (“AECO”) hub into one of the most liquid spot and forward energy markets in North America. NGX generates price indices from fixed price contracts traded in NGX natural gas, electricity and crude oil markets. These indices are available in real-time and are widely used by the industry to settle both NGX/ICE traded and OTC contracts. NGX trademarks and data are proprietary to NGX and can only be used under a licensed agreement. NGX works to ensure accuracy in all numbers, but all NGX indices are offered for informational use only. NGX is wholly owned by TMX Group Inc. which collectively manages all aspects of Canada’s senior and junior equity markets.

Source: IntercontinentalExchange Group

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IntercontinentalExchange
Media Contacts:
Claire Miller
+44 20 7065 7745
claire.miller@theice.com
or
Adaora Anunoby
+44 20 7429 7147
aanunoby@nyx.com
or
Investor Contact:
Kelly Loeffler, SVP, Corp. Comm, Marketing and Investor Relations.
+1 770 857 4726
kelly.loeffler@theice.com