Home Heating Oil Service

HOME HEATING OIL SERVICE

Oil heat is an affordable home-heating option. It is easy to be lured by natural gas conversion plans, which boast free equipment give-away, rebates, free gas line hook-ups or free oil tank removals. However, Over the past twelve years, heating oil prices nationwide have been lower than gas heat.

According to the U.S. Department of Energy, heating oil can cost nearly 30% percent less than natural gas, and because of the difference, leading consumer groups like the Consumer Energy Council of America encourage fuel oil heat users to conserve as opposed to converting to gas heat. The price differential between fuel oil heat and gas has been about the same for much of the 1990s, and there’s no evidence it will change. Unfortunately, some consumers convert before they compare. They only realize they have made a mistake when their gas bill arrives.

Key observations regarding residential gas and oil price data include the following:

  • The average price of natural gas over the past 23 years was $1.14 per gallon equivalent, while home heating oil averaged $1.07 a gallon – oil was 6 percent lower.
  • The average price of natural gas over the past 10 years was $1.42 per gallon equivalent, while home heating oil averaged $1.23 a gallon – oil was 13 percent lower.
  • The average price of natural gas over the past 5 years was $1.66 per gallon equivalent, while home heating oil averaged $1.47 a gallon – oil was 11 percent lower      

[Source: Oil Heat Today]
 
In addition to monetary savings, consider these advantages that fuel oil heat offers:

  • Fuel oil is less expensive.
  • Fuel oil burns cleaner.
  • Fuel oil service is available when you need it.
  • Fuel oil is safe and non-volatile.
Blarney Castle Oil & Propane

12218 West St.
P.O. Box 246
Bear Lake, MI 49614

Call your local Blarney Castle office for service and general inquiries, or email us at the address below:

info@blarneycastleoil.com