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IntercontinentalExchange Announces August 12 Launch of 25 New Oil and Freight Futures Contracts

Monday, July 29, 2013

IntercontinentalExchange Announces August 12 Launch of 25 New Oil and Freight Futures Contracts

12:54 EDT Monday, July 29, 2013

LONDON, July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IntercontinentalExchange (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of global markets and clearing houses, today announced the introduction of 25 new oil and freight contracts on August 12, 2013.

The new contracts, which will be available for trading at ICE Futures Europe and cleared at ICE Clear Europe, include 24 global crude oil, gasoline, middle distillate, fuel oil and ethanol futures and options contracts and one wet freight futures contract.

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

Global Crude and Refined Oil Futures Contracts

Dated Brent (Platts) Mini Future¹  Brent 1st Line Mini Future  Brent NX 1st Line Mini Future  WTI 1st Line Mini Future  Dubai 1st Line (Platts) Mini Future¹  Heating Oil 1st Line Mini Future  RBOB Gasoline 1st Line Mini Future  Gulf Coast Jet Fuel (Platts) Mini Future²  Jet CIF NWE Cargoes (Platts) Mini Future3  Naphtha CIF NWE Cargoes (Platts) Mini Futures3  Argus Eurobob Oxy FOB Rotterdam Barges Mini Future4  Monthly Brent CFD (Platts) vs Third Month (Platts) Future¹  Naphtha FOB MED Cargoes (Platts) Future3  Gulf Coast ULSD (Platts) vs Heating Oil 1st Line Balmo Future²  Singapore Gasoil (Platts) Mini Future5  Singapore Jet Kerosene (Platts) Mini Future5  C5 TMX 1A Index Future  WCS TMX 1A Index Future  SYN TMX 1A Index Future 

Global Crude and Refined Oil Average Price Options (APO) Contracts

Gulf Coast Jet Fuel (Platts) APO²  Fuel Oil 380 CST Singapore (Platts) APO5  Argus Eurobob Oxy FOB Rotterdam Barges APO4  Naphtha CIF NWE Cargoes (Platts) APO3 

Ethanol Futures Contract   Ethanol T2 FOB Rotterdam Barges (Platts) Future6

Wet Freight Futures Contract  TD19 FFA - Cross Med (Ceyhan to Lavera) (Baltic) Future

1.     These contracts reference Platts Crude Oil Marketwire.  2.     These contracts reference Platts US Marketscan.   3.     These contracts reference Platts European Marketscan  4.     These contracts reference Argus European Products report.  5.     These contracts reference Platts Asia-Pacific/Arab Gulf Marketscan.  6.     These contracts reference Platts Biofuelscan.

About IntercontinentalExchange

IntercontinentalExchange (NYSE: ICE) is a leading operator of regulated exchanges and clearing houses serving the risk management needs of global markets for agricultural, credit, currency, emissions, energy and equity index products. The following are trademarks of IntercontinentalExchange, Inc. and/or its affiliated companies: IntercontinentalExchange, ICE, ICE and block design, ICE Futures Europe, ICE Clear Europe, ICE Clear Canada, ICE Clear US, ICE Clear Credit, ICE Futures U.S., and ICE OTC. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. For more information regarding registered trademarks owned by IntercontinentalExchange, Inc. and/or its affiliated companies, see

About Platts

Platts, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies, 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 Steel Markets Daily", "Platts Metal Alert", "Platts Biofuelscan" and "The Steel Index's Iron Ore Daily Edition" are trademarks of The McGraw-Hill Companies. The Steel Business Briefing Group and its specialist pricing unit The Steel Index (TSI) was acquired in 2011 by Platts. 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, 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", and ARGUS EUROPEAN PRODUCTS 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 accept no liability in connection with any use of Argus data.

Safe Harbor Statement

Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 - Statements in this press release regarding IntercontinentalExchange's business that are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of additional risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see ICE's Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings, including, but not limited to, the risk factors in ICE's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012, as filed with the SEC on February 6, 2013.


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SOURCE IntercontinentalExchange

For further information: ICE Media Contact: Claire Miller, Corporate Communications, IntercontinentalExchange, +44 20 7065 7745,; or ICE Investor Contact: Kelly Loeffler, VP Investor Relations & Corp. Communications, IntercontinentalExchange, 1-770-857-4726,

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