Crude Oil and Natural Gas are identified as commodities susceptible to the possibility of near zero and negative prices and shall attract levy of pre–expiry margin in terms of the SEBI circular SEBI/HO/CDMRD/DRMP/CIR/P/2021/20 dated February 23, 2021. 

The pre–expiry margin shall be levied @5% on an incremental basis during last five trading days to expiry of the respective futures contracts of the said commodities.