ICE Gasoil and ECX EUA Futures Contracts Set Daily Volume Records

By Intercontinentalexchange, PRNE
Wednesday, March 16, 2011

LONDON, March 17, 2011 - IntercontinentalExchange, a leading operator of global regulated futures
exchanges, clearing houses and over-the-counter (OTC) markets, announced new
daily volume records for the ICE Gasoil and ECX EUA futures contracts. On 16
March, 523,053 Gasoil futures traded on ICE Futures Europe, crossing the
500,000 contracts mark for the first time, and surpassing by more than 17%
the previous record of 445,325 contracts traded on 24 February 2011.

Also on 16 March, a record 52,645 ECX EUA contracts traded on the
exchange. The previous record of 51,638 contracts was established on 15

The ICE Gasoil futures contract is the world's largest refined petroleum
product futures contract. Introduced in 1981, the ICE Gasoil futures contract
has become the underlying pricing reference for refined products around the
world. The ICE ECX EUA futures contract is the benchmark for emissions
pricing in the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS).

About IntercontinentalExchange

IntercontinentalExchange (NYSE: ICE) is a leading operator of regulated
futures exchanges and over-the-counter markets for agricultural, credit,
currency, emissions, energy and equity index contracts. ICE Futures Europe
hosts trade in half of the world's crude and refined oil futures. ICE Futures
U.S. and ICE Futures Canada list agricultural, currencies and Russell Index
markets. ICE is also a leading operator of central clearing services for the
futures and over-the-counter markets, with five regulated clearing houses
across North America and Europe. ICE serves customers in more than 70

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ended December 31, 2010, as filed with the SEC on February 9, 2011.


Lee Underwood, Director, Communications, IntercontinentalExchange, +1-770-857-0342, lee.underwood at; Investor Contact: Kelly Loeffler, VP Investor Relations & Corp. Communications, IntercontinentalExchange, +1-770-857-4726, kelly.loeffler at

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