With the past few days being so rainy and cold, I’ve been thinking about turning my heat on at home. But I can’t because my neighborhood engages in the fall sport known as “Who can hold on the longest before hitting the thermostat.” Fortunately, the upcoming week is trending warmer, so I’m still in the game. But it got me to wondering where residential heating oil prices are headed. If you are curious, throw on a sweater and check out the Short Term Energy and Winter Fuels Outlook put out by the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
You can also check out U.S. Weekly Heating Oil and Propane prices back to 1990 and download series data here.