Heating Oil Demand

Heating Oil Supplies Short As Winter Season Begins

The news has been buzzing about heating fuel demand and price spikes due to sustained frigid temperatures across much of the US. Roughly 80% of homes primarily heated with oil are located in the northeast, where the market has flipped into backwardation, meaning spot prices are higher than those for future delivery contracts. “This steep… Keep reading →

Oil Prices Fall To Lowest Level In Four Months

Northeast distillate inventories decreased by 19% in the past 3 weeks and are currently 50% below the 5-year average, according to the EIA. “Demand for heating oil has outpaced supply during January’s cold snaps, resulting in a drawdown of stocks… In addition to increased demand from consumers that regularly use oil heat, press reports indicate… Keep reading →