Keeping your home warm throughout a long winter can be a major expense. If you rely on oil or propane for heat, you likely know from experience that prices are rarely consistent.
Unlike natural gas or electricity, heating oil and propane aren't automatically sent to your home via the grid. While this means you have to arrange delivery yourself, it also gives you the freedom to shop around and potentially save money by paying attention to heating oil price projections in your…Continue
Added by Brian Reilly on October 22, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments
I'm sure most of you have seen the commercials by US petroleum companies extolling the virtues of coal and natural gas. Did you notice that those ads only run on major news organizations TV and radio stations. Why is that?
It didn't really strike me until the recent record breaking heat waves across the US. I found it so odd that weather people don't even mention global warming despite the obvious…Continue
It really wouldn't be fair not to share this timely report, which was aired in major cities last night:
It describes a buying program which resembles other rewards programs. The website is called Neighbor Oil. They offer discounts on oil and propane, based on a points system.…Continue
Added by Tom DelConte on March 6, 2012 at 7:11am — No Comments
Fuel poverty, that is to say people who can't afford to heat their homes, is at all time high levels in the U.S., Canada, and the U.K. It causes at times a terrible human condition, death, which is estimated as 8,000 people per year in the U.K. There have been calls for immediate "super energy efficiency." No doubt the rest of the world is affected, also.
Heating oil prices in the U.S. are topping $4.11/gal(up), propane $2.90/gal(up), natural gas…Continue