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AMEX TO TRADE OPTIONS ON USX-DELHI GROUP

 NEW YORK, Nov. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Stock Exchange today said it will begin trading put and call options on the listed stock of USX-Delhi Group (symbol: DGP) on Tuesday, Nov. 30.
 USX-Delhi Group, of Pittsburgh, is engaged in the purchasing, gathering, processing, transporting and marketing of natural gas. The Group consists of USX Corp.-Marathon Group's Delhi Gas Pipeline Corp. and other related companies.
 DGP will open with strike prices of 15, 17 1/2 and 20, and position limits of 3,000 contracts. Initial expiration months will be December of 1993, and January, April and July of 1994. Spear, Leeds & Kellogg will be the specialist unit for the new options.
 The AMEX trades a total of 356 stock options, including 100 options on over-the-counter stocks, as well as 44 LEAPS(R). In addition, options are traded on eight broad market indexes -- the Major Market Index (XMI), the XMI LEAPS(R) Index (XLT), the S&P Midcap 400 Index and MidCap LEAPS(R) (MID), the Institutional Index (XII), the Japan Index (JPN), the EUROTOP 100 Index (EUR) and the Morgan Stanley Cyclical (CYC) and Consumer (CMR) Indexes -- as well as seven industry-based indices -- the Oil Index (XOI), the Computer Technology Index (XCI), The Pharmaceutical Index (DRG), the DRG LEAPS(R) Index (DGL), The Biotechnology Index (BTK), and the BTK LEAPS(R) Index (BKL), and The North American Telecommunications Index (XTC).
 -0- 11/29/93
 /CONTACT: Kathleen Fitzpatrick, manager of Derivative Securities Communications of the American Stock Exchange, 212-306-1697/
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