Frequently Asked Questions About Heating Oil
Heating oil is the main heating fuel for nearly 8.5 million Americans. Given the climate of the United States, heating oil is not needed year-round, which makes this a seasonal petroleum product. Due to changes in winter temperatures, the cost of heating oil has experienced great fluctuations over the years. To understand these fluctuations, it is important to understand the use of heating oil, how it is produced, and more.
*This information is adapted from an article from the United States Department of Energy website.