New England Fuel Institute
Oil & Energy Online
Monthly trade publication features news and information for full-service marketers of heating oil, propane,
diesel fuel, and biofuel, with topics covered in recent issues including energy markets, business management,
sales and marketing, fleets and fuel delivery, hedging, banking, and credit, government policies, and software
and technology. Selected articles from current and past issues of the magazine are available free online.
Specialty Information Media
Information resources available from this organization include:
Fuel Oil News Magazine
Monthly trade magazine features industry news and information for fuel oil dealers and distributors,
with topics covered including business management, operations, marketing, financing, and government
regulation, and special features including the "Supply, Demand & Fuel Price Outlook" (October issue)
and the "Sourcebook" reader survey (December issue) . Current and prior digital editions of the magazine
are available free online.
Gray, Gray & Gray, LLP
Oilheat Survey Results
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Annual readership survey provides a summary profile for participating fuel oil dealers and distributors,
with topics covered in the survey including annual revenues, number of customers, revenue sources, fuel
sales volume by type of customer, average fuel margin goal, employee staffing levels, number and types
of delivery vehicles, and other business operations characteristics. Current and prior surveys can be
viewed free online.
Annual survey provides current and historical trend data for the oilheat industry, with information provided
including number of customers, annual volume in terms of gallons sold, targeted sales margins, pricing programs
offered, average residential drop, service contract pricing, employee staffing levels, and average hourly
compensation for selected job positions. Current and prior survey results can be viewed free online.
U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), U.S. Department of Energy
Heating Oil and Propane Update
Seasonal weekly update report provides current and historical prices for heating oil and propane by market
(e.g., residential, wholesale), state, and geographic region (e.g., New England, Central Atlantic, Lower
Atlantic, and Midwest), and also provides current and historical data for distillate fuel oil and propane
stocks, net production, and product supplied on a national and regional basis. All information is available
Market analysis report provides industry statistics for a user-defined area on a national,
state, county, metro area, or zip code level, with data provided including number of
companies, market volume and sales trends, average company
sales, sales per employee, staffing and employment trends, average employee wage, and business start up
activity and failure rates. Sample report can be viewed online.