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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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9 Feb 2016 Author Marlene Gray

Oil is the cheapest way to heat your 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 £672 a year to heat an average three bedroom house. This compares to an annual heating bill of £907 for the same home on mains gas, the se...

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19 Jan 2016 Author Marlene Gray

Oil prices drop to their lowest level for 12 years

Oil prices have fallen again, with the U.S. benchmark price dropping to its lowest level since December 2003.   The main reason for the drop this time around was the 14% slump on China's markets this year, which is being driven by concerns over growth that could ultimately hit oil demand. The stronger dollar also makes oil more expensive in overseas territories.   Re...

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22 Dec 2015 Author Marlene Gray

Home heating oil prices have dropped to an eight-year low.

It is great news for the average home owner in Northern Ireland as the price of home heating oil has dropped to an eight year low. This means substantial savings this Christmas in comparison to previous years. Speaking to the Belfast Telegraph, price comparison website boss Michael Toner stated, "We would encourage people to take advantage of low pricing by stocking up and ordering in quan...

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11 Dec 2015 Author Marlene Gray

Oil prices fall again with consumers directly benefiting from the drop

Latest industry figures show oil prices have fallen a further 10.5% with consumers reaping the benefits because the drop in wholesale costs are being passed directly on – unlike the picture for households on mains gas and electricity. According to the Sutherland Tables, a recognised independent source of data on comparative UK domestic heating prices, oil continues to trump competitor fue...

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3 Dec 2015 Author Marlene Gray

Bumper year for oil as boiler sales rise and kerosene prices fall

With oil boiler sales reaching a five year high and oil prices dropping to a 6 year low, 2015 is proving a wining year for the oil heating industry and consumers alike.  Purchases of new, high efficiency oil condensing boilers are at their highest level since 2010, with sales from January to October this year up 9% on the same period in 2014. Demand for boilers has been particularly strong...

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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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