How Much Is Fuel Oil in Your Area???

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scalabro
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Location: Western Massachusetts

Post Mon. Mar. 03, 2014 6:47 pm

NoSmoke wrote:You can sell the excess oil in your tank...it really is no different than playing the stock market.
If you have a tank full of heating oil and know you can fill it in the summer when it is a lot cheaper...why not make a quick buck on it?
How the heck do you sell oil from your tank?

Do customers come with five gal cans for you to fill?

Who would buy it not knowing the quality of it?

Most houses only have 275 tank that yields about 250 gal, so how can you stockpile it?

The price difference in the off season aint what it used to be, at least in New England and even then it was minimal.

Right now by me its $3.90 avg.

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2001Sierra
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Location: Wynantskill NY, 10 miles from Albany

Post Mon. Mar. 03, 2014 8:12 pm

I paid $3.47 last August. It just heats our DHW.

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Lightning
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Post Tue. Mar. 04, 2014 3:40 am

Carbon12 wrote:It's a little more difficult to transport 250 gallons of flammable liquid than a truck full of wood.

Nawwww.... Jus pu a battub in'yer pic up truc and haw it wit dat.. :lol:

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Post Tue. Mar. 04, 2014 6:58 pm

I see that road diesel is as high as $4.599 here now. Amazing that a fuel that takes less processing than gasoline can cost so much more.


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Carbon12
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Post Tue. Mar. 04, 2014 7:00 pm

Much higher energy density than gasoline and fewer marketable by products when the diesel is distilled.

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Post Tue. Mar. 04, 2014 7:27 pm

#2 home: 369.9 today (cash)
#1 Kero: 389.9 (I thought it would be well over $4.25)
Off Road Diesel 3.79.9
On Road Diesel 419.9

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Post Tue. Mar. 04, 2014 8:33 pm

Arm & Leg

First born for collateral

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