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Houston Mercantile Exchange
Real-Time Commodity Trading
Houston Mercantile Exchange operates an independent and neutral online commodity transaction platform for over-the-counter (OTC) transactions in the petrochemical and plastics value chain.
The Petrochemical Value Chain
From natural gas liquids feedstocks (NGL's) - ethane, propane, butane and natural gasoline to the primary petrochemical building blocks of ethylene, propylene and benzene through commodity plastics polyethylene and polypropylene - HMX is focused on bringing together the real-time price discovery, transparency, liquidity and execution efficiency crucial for companies in these markets.
Participant companies include natural gas processors, petroleum refiners, ethylene producers and plastics consumers as well as traders and financial institutions.
The HMX platform is also the primary electronic marketplace for participants in these industries to execute financially cleared transactions cleared through CME ClearPort® and ICE Clear.
HMX also has the knowledgeable real-time commercial support to help generate the liquidity and transparency to get a deal done.