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10 Jul 2018 Author Marlene Gray

Have you room for a summer top up?

Summer is a great time to buy your home heating oil! It’s the height of summer, and thinking about your home heating oil is probably one of the last things on your mind, but did you know that heating oil prices are currently at one of the lowest levels they have been in the the past month? Why not stock up while there is a dip in prices and before the end of summer rush? Oil price...

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8 Jun 2017 Author Marlene Gray

Oil Tank Maintenance

It’s very easy to forget about your oil tank tucked away in the garden when you’re not using your central heating so much during the summer months, but this can be the best time to think about your tank and check it’s in good condition. This could help you to avoid a nasty surprise in the middle of winter when you need your heating most.   There are some simple checks ...

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13 Jan 2017 Author Marlene Gray

Looking after your oil tank.

If you are a home heating oil customer, you need to be cautious that your tank doesn't leak, causing harmful damage; that heating oil doesn't become sludgy in icy conditions making it unusable; and that your oil is safe from theft and you are able to rectify issues with suppliers. Follow our list of tips and advice to keep your home heating oil safe and to save you money in the long run. ...

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4 Oct 2016 Author Marlene Gray

Community buying groups - what you need to know

Customers and communities are increasingly aware of the cost of energy and the need to buy and use energy as efficiently as possible. Here at Deighan Fuels we support community oil buying groups where possible, and have laid out this handy guide outlining the pros and cons of oil buying groups.   Advantages: REDUCTION IN UNIT PRICE Most oil distributors offer a reduction in quoted...

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9 Mar 2016 Author Marlene Gray

As oil prices remain low, OFTEC says consumers need realistic carbon reduction solutions

As new industry figures show a further 7.8% fall in the cost of heating a typical home using oil in the last three months, OFTEC says the case for consumers to stick with, or even switch to oil is growing stronger, underlining the need for urgent change to the government’s low carbon heat strategy.   According to the latest Sutherland Tables*, the cost of heating an average three ...

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13 Oct 2015 Author Marlene Gray

Oil heated households set to have a warm home this winter

OFTEC have stated that homes that use oil heating are set for a warmer winter this year, as the latest data shows households are taking advantage of low oil prices and keeping their heating on for longer*. The report from the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) shows an average 16% increase in the consumption of heating oil by households since the start of the year, revealing that us...

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2 Sep 2015 Author Marlene Gray

FPS urges customers to buy oil now while prices and demand are low!

Since the latest figures from the Sutherland Tables, an independent provider of comparative home heating costs for the most widespread fuels in the UK showed that the price of oil had fallen for the fourth quarter in a row, Fuel Oil News have stated that the Federation of Petroleum Suppliers is urging customers to buy now. “Oil prices have tumbled once more, making oil heating the ch...

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27 Aug 2015 Author Marlene Gray

Discover the advantages of oil heating

Heating Oil (also known as Kerosene, 28 Second Burning Oil, Central Heating Fuel and Home Heating Oil) is a liquid fuel product used for central heating and in some cases for AGA ovens. Home heating oil is purchased in bulk and stored in a fuel tank usually located outside of the property where it is piped straight to a heating oil boiler. If you've just moved into a property, the type of o...

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5 Aug 2015 Author Marlene Gray

Home heating oil prices at a 5 year low!

Latest figures from the Sutherland Tables, an independent provider of comparative home heating costs for the most common fuels in the British Isles show that home heating oil is at a 5 year low. The annual cost to heat a 3 bedroom house (both space and water) with an oil fired condensing boiler is just £898, and £1279 for a 4 bedroom house. In comparison, a gas fired condensing b...

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15 Jun 2015 Author Marlene Gray

The cost of home heating oil is 13% lower than gas.

Latest industry figures show that heating oil prices are now 13% cheaper than mains gas to heat the average home. According to the latest figures released by the Sutherland Tables, an independent provider of comparative home heating costs for the most common fuels in the British Isles, oil is now by far the cheapest of all the major heating fuels, costing just £930 a year to heat an avera...

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19 May 2015 Author Marlene Gray

The cost of home heating oil is now lower than gas.

For the third quarter in succession the winners in the home energy market are the 1.5 million British homes using heating oil, according to data recently released by the trade association for the downstream oil distribution industry, the Federation of Petroleum Suppliers (FPS). According to the latest figures released by the Sutherland Tables, an independent provider of comparative home heating...

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