Global Energy Benchmarks

Established in 1980 as the International Petroleum Exchange, ICE Futures Europe is a regulated futures exchange for crude and refined oil, natural gas, power, coal and emissions, interest rates and equity index futures and options contracts. All contracts are cleared by ICE Clear Europe, the leading global clearinghouse for energy markets.

  • Hosts more than 50% of the world's crude and refined oil futures traded volume
  • Home to the Brent crude futures contract, the leading global crude benchmark
  • 1st exchange to offer electronic energy markets, creating access and transparency to participants across the globe
  • Leading carbon emissions market, based on the EU Emissions Trading Scheme
  • Regulated by the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority, with oversight by the U.S. CFTC for linked contracts