Why Are Heating Oil Prices So Hard To Predict?

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One question customers ask us every year is “why do heating oil prices change so much every year?” Good question!

The reality is that heating oil pricing is the result of the constantly-changing factors

Some factors included in heating oil price changes

As you can imagine, each of these factors is constantly changing, making the price of heating oil impossible to predict; anyone who tells you otherwise is not being truthful.

Managing heating oil prices with a pricing plan

Knowing that it’s impossible to predict oil prices in a given year, it can be quite challenging to know the best way to pay for your fuel. To cover your bases, it’s best to understand all the buying options are available to you, and how to choose the plan that’s best for you and your family.

Here are the three payment options available from Bottini Fuel for your heating oil:

As you can see, each pricing option has pros and cons. Which pricing program is right for you? Contact us today to discuss – and don’t forget to ask us about enrolling in EZ Pay, which splits your annual heating oil bill into 12 manageable monthly payments.

We can’t predict the price of heating oil in the Hudson Valley – but we do guarantee you’ll always get a fair price on every single gallon you buy from us. Contact us today to become a Bottini Fuel customer and see for yourself.

Please note: At Bottini Fuel, your safety and comfort are always our priority. Please see our COVID-19 Service Update Page to learn more about how we are working to keep your family and our crews safe, your home heating systems working, and your propane and heating oil deliveries coming throughout this challenging time.