ICE Announces February 11 Launch of 16 New Oil, Iron Ore and API 8 South China Coal Contracts

ICE Announces February 11 Launch of 16 New Oil, Iron Ore and API 8 South China
                                Coal Contracts

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LONDON, Jan. 28, 2013

LONDON, Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --IntercontinentalExchange (NYSE: ICE), a
leading operator of global markets and clearing houses, today announced the
introduction of 16 new energy contracts on ICE Futures Europe. The new
contracts include global oil and ferrous metal futures products, as well as
API 8* CFR South China coal futures, a cash settled contract based on the
price of coal delivered into Southern China.

All of the new products are expected to be available for the trade date of
Monday February 11, 2013, subject to regulatory non-objection. The new
contracts are:

Global Oil Products

  oTMX C5 1b Future (TMC)
  oFuel Oil Straight Run 0.5-0.7% FOB NWE Cargoes Future (FSR) (Platts)^1
  oArgus Eurobob Oxy FOB Rotterdam Barges vs Platts Naphtha CIF NWE Cargoes
    Future (EON) (Argus/Platts)^2
  oDaily Dated Brent Future 1,000 bbl (DDB) (Platts)^3
  oBrent CFD vs First Month Future 1,000 bbl (BFM) (Platts)^3
  oBrent CFD vs Second Month Future 1,000 bbl (BSM) (Platts)^3
  oBrent CFD vs Third Month Future 1,000 bbl (BTM) (Platts)^3
  oDaily Dated Brent vs Brent 1st Line Future (DBL) (Platts)^3
  oSingapore Mogas 92 Unleaded vs Brent 1st Line Future (STB) (Platts)^4
  oSingapore Mogas 95 Unleaded vs Brent 1st Line Future (SFB) (Platts)^4
  oSingapore Mogas 97 Unleaded vs Brent 1st Line Future (SSB) (Platts)^4
  oUrals North vs Dated Brent CFD Balmo Future (MAM-MBQ) (Platts)^3
  oUrals Med vs Dated Brent CFD Balmo Future (MED-MFH) (Platts)^3

Coal

  oAPI 8* CFR South China coal futures (CRF) (Argus/IHS McCloskey Coal)^5

Ferrous Metals

  oIron Ore 62% Fe (TSI), CFR Tianjin Future (IOC) (The Steel Index)^6
  oIron Ore 62% Fe (Platts IODEX) vs Iron Ore 62% Fe (TSI), CFR Tianjin
    Future (IOS) (Platts/TSI)^7

With the products announced today, ICE will offer over 800 energy contracts.
All ICE energy contracts are cleared at ICE Clear Europe.

1.This contract references Platts European Marketscan.
2.This contract references Argus European Products report and Platts
    European Marketscan.
3.These contracts reference Platts Crude Oil Marketwire.
4.These contracts reference Platts Asia-Pacific/Arab Gulf Marketscan.
5.This contract references Argus/McCloskey's Coal Price Index Report.
6.This contract references The Steel Index's Iron Ore Daily Edition.
7.This contract references Platts Steel Markets Daily and The Steel Index's
    Iron Ore Daily Edition.

* API8 is a trademark of and is used under license from Argus Media Limited
and IHS Global Limited. All copyrights and database rights in the API8 index
belong exclusively to Argus and IHS. Official prices for the API 8 are only
available from Argus. Argus and IHS take no position on the purchase or sale
of ICE's financially settled listings.

Editor's Notes

About IntercontinentalExchange
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exchanges and clearing houses serving the risk management needs of global
markets for agricultural, credit, currency, emissions, energy and equity index
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About Platts
Platts, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies, is a leading global energy,
petrochemicals and metals information provider. "Platts", "Platts Crude Oil
Market Wire", "Platts European Marketscan", "Platts Asia-Pacific/Arab Gulf
Marketscan", "Platts Steel Markets Daily", "Platts Metal Alert", 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) became part of Platts in 2011.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 prices are widely used
by leading companies, governments and international agencies as benchmarks in
supply contracts, risk management and planning. "ARGUS", is a trademark 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, 2011, as
filed with the SEC on February 8, 2012, and ICE's Quarterly Reports on Form
10-Q for the quarters ended June 30, 2012, as filed with the SEC on August 1,
2012 and September 30, 2012, as filed with the SEC on November 5, 2012.

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