Houston Mercantile Exchange LLC

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Houston Mercantile Exchange LLC
Headquarters Houston, Texas
Key People Eric T. Paulsen, President & CEO; Michael G. Ereli, Executive Vice President & COO; Cynthia Wigren, Vice President – Market Development & Strategic Planning
Products Electronic exchange for trade of energy, feedstocks, chemicals, plastics and metals

Houston Mercantile Exchange LLC (HMX) is an independent online commodity exchange developed for trade of midstream energy, feedstocks, chemicals, plastics and metals.

HMX announced in November of 2008 that in connection with a new offering of cleared over-the-counter (OTC) products by the CME Group, HMX would list five new Natural Gas Liquid (NGL) products and two new plastics products for trading on the HMX OTC platform. The new contracts would be electronically submitted for clearing in real time to ClearPort.[1]

The Houston Mercantile Exchange LLC is a registered user of NYMEX ClearPort Clearing.[2]

Products and Services[edit]

  • Petrochemicals
  • Natural Gas Liquids
  • Commodity Polymers
  • Metals

Natural Gas Liquids[edit]


Commodity Polymers[edit]

  • Polypropylene
  • PET


  • Ethane Swap - Mt. Belvieu, TX - Oil Price Information Service (OPIS)
  • Normal Butane Swap - Mt. Belvieu, TX - OPIS
  • Iso Butane Swap - Mt. Belvieu, TX - OPIS
  • Natural Gasoline Swap - Mt. Belvieu, TX - OPIS
  • Propane Swap - Conway, KS - OPIS
  • High Density Polyethylene - Houston, TX - Physical
  • Polypropylene - Houston, TX - Physical


Key People[edit]


  1. Press Release. Houston Mercantile Exchange.
  2. Registered Users. NYMEX.