Tag Archives: Fuel Prices

No. 2 Heating Oil Follows Crude Down

A minor rally on Friday didn’t boost oil prices by much. And the latest numbers from the Energy Information Administration have residential heating oil No. 2 hovering a paltry 2 cents above the lowest price of the year. The glut of supply is keeping oil extremely low despite fluctuations caused on the markets. In the past week, prices in New ...

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EIA: Refinery Outages Likely Won’t Disrupt Fuel Supply

Planned refinery maintenance during the first half of 2015 is not expected to adversely impact the supply of gasoline and distillate, according to a new survey by the Energy Information Administration. The impact of refinery outages on product supplies during the first half of 2015 depends on many factors, including petroleum product demand, the availability of product supplies from available ...

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Free Webinar Addresses Making Profit amid Falling Oil Prices

A new webinar from Warm Thoughts aims to help marketers make ends meet amid falling oil prices. The free webinar was conducted by senior consultant Ed Cardell. It aims to answer customer questions about how fast prices fall, higher fixed prices, and developing plans to adjust budgets. It also was designed to help customer service reps deal with unhappy customers ...

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Heating Season Fuels Outlook Update

A significant development has occurred since we released last month’s Heating Season Fuels Outlook for 2014—a crack has appeared in OPEC’s price support wall. Historically, a lack of long-term discipline in OPEC was the order of the day for many years. Regardless of a commitment to hold prices at a certain level, invariably a member (often Venezuela) would decide to ...

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The Future is Looking Brighter

We have heard all too often that heating oil is a fuel of the past. On occasion that has included voices within our industry. A variety of data points from this issue of the magazine would suggest that heating oil is nowhere near needing an obituary. For starters, we have the price issues between heating oil and natural gas. Historically heating ...

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