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2014-2015 Heating Oil Prices Expected To Be Lower

Posted on: October 10th, 2014 by RF Ohl
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Online Heating Oil OrderingIt appears as though the average cost of a gallon of home heating oil will be less this year than last year. While there is certainly a lot of turmoil in the Middle East and the world, it is nice to know that heating oil prices are expected to drop.  The New York Times just ran an article outlining some of the energy pricing forecasts for this winter season, here is a snippet from their article that specifically discusses heating oil:

Homes that rely on heating oil, mostly in the Northeast, can expect to spend 15 percent less this winter because of the recent drop in world oil prices. (source: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/08/business/energy-environment/us-consumer-energy-costs-expected-to-decline-this-winter.html?_r=1)

According to this article, the drop in pricing is attributed to a warmer than usual winter. However, we are seeing conflicting weather forecasts, predicting a slightly colder winter, over a ten year average. We think that the decreases in heating oil prices are due to a combination of several factors such as the increased domestic production of oil as well as supply and demand pressures from other energy sectors.

The same NY Times article discusses the increase in domestic oil production in the United States;

The Energy Department noted that daily oil production in September averaged 8.7 million barrels, the highest monthly total since July 1986. Natural gas production is also rising, and there has been a record build in inventories largely because of the “mild summer that resulted in less electricity generation to meet air-conditioning demand,” Mr. Sieminski said in a statement. (source: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/08/business/energy-environment/us-consumer-energy-costs-expected-to-decline-this-winter.html?_r=1)

When you order your home heating oil from RF Ohl, rest assured that we have pricing protection plans in place to help you save money. Contact one of our heating specialists to discuss the best plan for your circumstances. We make ordering your home heating oil as easy as 1-2-3!

Call us at (610) 377-1098

 

 

Middle East Conflicts And The Impact On US Heating Oil Prices

Posted on: October 9th, 2014 by RF Ohl
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It seems like turmoil in the Middle East is not anything new, at least in the last 3-4 decades, or longer. However, recently, it feels like the conflicts are escalating and there are more issues at hand affecting multiple countries. This video interview talks about these conflicts and whether or not it is impacting the price of home heating oil in the United States.

Some of the topics being explored are:

  • Are Middle East conflicts and tensions impacting the price of heating oil in the 2014-2015 winter season?
  • Is the growing threat from ISIS an point of concern as it related to the pricing of oil?
  • Is the border dispute between the Ukraine and Russia having any impact on oil pricing?
  • Are there any other conflicts in that part of the world that may cause heating oil prices to spike?

Call our oil specialists today to get the current price of heating oil for your Northeastern Pennsylvania home or business.

Call (610) 377-1098

Heating Oil Prices Outlook For 2014-2015

Posted on: September 6th, 2014 by RF Ohl
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This interview is a discussion regarding heating oil prices and the pricing outlook for the upcoming 2014-2015 heating system.

 

What To Know When Converting From Heating Oil To Gas

Posted on: August 25th, 2014 by RF Ohl
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Thinking about converting your heating system’s fuel source from heating oil to natural gas or propane? This video discusses the elements that you should really consider when making a decision to convert your fuel source of the heating system.

In this interview, Christopher Hardy discusses:

  • Items that a homeowner should consider when making a decision to convert their heating system’s fuel source
  • The advantages and disadvantages of converting form heating oil to natural gas or propane.
  • What to do with the oil tank
  • The math and metrics of a conversion

To learn more about converting your home’s heating system from oil to gas, call the professionals: R.F. Ohl

Call Today: (610) 377-1098

Video Transcript:
Brett: Hey guys, how are you? This is Brett Lewis from L4 Group and today I have Chris Hardy from R.F. Ohl joining us.

Chris: Good morning, how are you? Doing great thank you so much.

Brett: Awesome. So, Chris is a home comfort specialist at R.F. Ohl. And R. F. Ohl is a company located in Lehighton, Pennsylvania that provides heating, oil, propane, kerosene. They install and service heating and cooling systems and they also have a whole showroom with an outdoor line of patio furniture, awnings, grills, barbecues, anything else to add to that Chris?

Chris: Really we do every hearth, full hearth. So keep in mind your fireplaces both vented and unvented. And we also [sell and service water] heaters as well, so we do quite a bit.

Brett: Right, awesome. So basically a full line energy company that you know provides…I think Steve [Steve Ohl, President of R.F. Ohl] phrases it comfort in the home and comfort outdoors? Do you know the tagline on that?

Chris: Indeed I do, it’s indoor comfort and outdoor fun. Continue Reading

Celebrating 30 Years in Business

Posted on: March 10th, 2014 by RF Ohl
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R.F. Ohl is celebrating 30 years of being in business. Come check out our 5 day celebration at the end of March.

In the video, Steve Ohl talks about all of the fun activities that we be taking place between March 25th through March 29th.

30th Anniversary RF Ohl

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