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WTI Sep23 Option Expiry Tomorrow


WTI Sep23 Option Expiry – Thu 17th August 23 at 14:30 ET close

  • A total of 673kbbls of open September 23 options positions on CME and ICE are due to expire against the September future close tomorrow. Current aggregate open interest is 344k calls and 328k puts.
  • The open interest across all WTI options on both exchanges is currently 1.69m calls and 1.26m puts.
  • The most significant open position at nearby strikes is just below the current market prices at the 80$/bbl strike prices with open interest of about 22k of calls and 18.5k of puts. Above the current market another 11k of open interest sits at the 84$/bbl strike and 15k at 85$/bbl.
  • Below is a graph showing the current WTI front month options open interest (WTI 90.91$/bbl):

Source: MNI / Bloomberg

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