7.7 million American households, mostly in the Northeastern states, rely on heating oil to keep warm in winter. Like any other market commodity, prices for home heating oil are subject to the effects of supply and demand.
Ever wonder where heating oil comes from? Or why prices fluctuate? Or even how you can help to lower your heating oil bills? In this on-line brochure by the Department of Energy's Energy Information Adminstration, these and other topics are explored. EIA Heating Oil Brochure
Oil heat has always provided a winning combination: high efficiency and low emissions. Thanks to new technology, the latest oil-fueled home heating systems allow near-zero emissions, while helping to ensure cleaner air for your family, your community, and generations to come.