Weekly Average Retail Heating Oil Price Survey
Prices aggregated from Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources telephone surveys of full-service oil dealers who service Massachusetts households; not inclusive of any discounts offered for cash payments and based on the average winter fill-up 100-150 gallons/fill-up or more.
Note: dealers may charge more per gallon for fill-ups under 100 gallons. Prices are in $ per gallon
|This Month (09/21/20)||
|Last Month (08/18/20)||$2.13/gallon||$3.95/gallon||$1.55/gallon|
|% Change from Last Year||-29.1%||-14.1%||-35.1%|
2019/20 Winter Heating Season Average-Retail Price
|EIA Weighted Winter Heating Season Average Consumer Price||$2.86/gallon|
Off-season surveys done on monthly basis-next survey August 2020. Retail price refers to the average price from weekly surveys. Weighted prices takes the retail prices submitted to U.S. EIA and weights them for sales and other factors to get average consumer price. Click here for information on factors that impact heating oil prices.
Additional Links and Resources
Additional Resources for Weekly Average Retail Heating Oil Price Survey
Consumer Tip sheet: Oil Heat Contracts (PDF 47.38 KB)
Consumer Tip sheet: Oil Heat Maintenance (PDF 80.94 KB)