[Federal Register: June 3, 1999 (Volume 64, Number 106)]
[Notices]
[Page 29842-29843]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
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COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION


Applications of the New York Merchantile Exchange for Designation
as a Contract Market in Crude Oil Average Price Options, Heating Oil
Average Price Options, and Unleaded Gasoline Average Price Options

AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

ACTION: Notice of availability of terms and conditions of proposed
commodity option contracts.

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SUMMARY: The New York Merchantile Exchange (NYMEX or Exchange) has
applied for designation as a contract market in crude oil average price
options, heating oil average price options, and unleaded gasoline
average price options. The Acting Director of the Division of Economic
Analysis (Division) of the Commission, acting pursuant to the authority
designated by

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Commission Regulation 140.96, has determined that publication of the
proposals for comment is in the public interest, will assist the
Commission in considering the views of interested persons, and is
consistent with the purpose of the Commodity Exchange Act.

DATES: Comments must be received on or before June 18, 1999.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons should submit their views and comments to
Jean A. Webb, Secretary, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three
Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street, NW, Washington, DC 20581. In
addition, comments may be sent by facsimile transmission to facsimile
number (202) 418-5521 or by electronic mail to [email protected]
Reference should be made to the NYMEX average price option contracts.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Please contact John Forkkio of the
Division of Economic Analysis, Commodity Futures Trading Commission,
Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street NW, Washington, DC (202) 418-
5281. Facsimile number (202) 418-5527. Electronic Mail:
[email protected]

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Copies of the terms and conditions will be
available for inspection at the Office of the Secretariat, Commodity
Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street
NW, Washington, DC 20581. Copies of the terms and conditions can be
obtained through the Office of the Secretariat by mail at the above
address or by phone at (202) 418-5100.
    Other materials submitted by the NYMEX in support of the
applications for contract market designation may be available upon
request pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. 552) and
the Commission's regulations thereunder (17 C.F.R. Part 145 (1997)),
except to the extent they are entitled to confidential treatment as set
forth in 17 C.F.R. 145.5 and 145.9. Requests for copies of such
materials should be made to the FOI, Privacy and Sunshine Act
Compliance Staff of the Office of Secretariat at the Commission's
headquarters in accordance with 17 C.F.R. 145.7 and 145.8.
    Any person interested in submitting written data, views, or
arguments on the proposed terms and conditions, or with respect to
other materials submitted by the NYMEX, should send such comments to
Jean A. Webb, Secretary, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three
Lafayetts Centre, 21st Street NW, Washington, DC 20581 by the specified
date.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on May 27, 1999.
John R. Mielke,
Acting Director.
[FR Doc. 99-14082 Filed 6-2-99; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6351-01-M


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