Heating Oil Price Updates


Save between Distributor and Broker Heating Oil Prices today

Wednesday 20th February 2019. Crude oil prices have fallen a tad over the last week which have had an impact on keeping UK domestic #heatingoil prices. Today, (Wed) Brent prices are down $0.52 (0.78%) and is $65.93. WTI is also down today $0.31 (0.55%) today and is at $55.78. To look at live crude and heating oil prices today in the trading market, go to our home page and half way down you’ll see a live market trading position.

The #heatingoil price has fallen back today by $1.20 (0.60%) to $1.9826  indicating a fall in UK heating oil prices from today of approximately 0.3 – 0.6 ppl as a result of this slight downturn in market prices today.

Still a good time to fill up your heating oil tanks on these lower prices for now. Choose multiple quotes from heatingoilshop.com

The weather news from theweatheroutlook.com  is to be very mild but more changeable later.

Wednesday: Outbreaks of rain continue to be a risk in the north and particularly the north west. Elsewhere it should be dry and bright. Mild.

Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday: Settled weather spreads northwards across most of the UK. The exception is the north west where patchy spells of rain remain possible. It becomes very mild and there is a chance of temperature records being challenged.

From Monday 25th February, a very mild start. Settled early on but more changeable later. A good deal of dry weather is expected through the first few days. During the second half of the week more changeable weather probably returns to the north west. It may extend southwards by the end of the period but that is very uncertain. Very mild to begin with but towards the end of the week temperatures perhaps dip towards the seasonal average.

Often settled with a good deal of dry weather is forecast for much of the week in southern and central regions. In the north, and particularly the north west, there is a greater risk of rain. It probably becomes mild or very mild but in the north temperatures could be closer to the seasonal average.

Just over the last 10 days distributor average prices have risen by 0.44ppl with some up and down prices in between primarily because of rising crude oil prices. The trend remains upwards but we are expecting this to change in the next 2 days as crude and base heating oil prices have fallen. Today’s average UK distributor market shows an average of 50.76ppl.

UK domestic #heatingoil prices have been pretty much rising erratically since the 11th Feb but seem to be tapering off now. The major deciding factor on prices in the coming weeks will be the price of crude oil. Seasonal changes will also come into play. February continues to be a busy month for customers filling their tanks. Please #checkyourtank & make sure you do not run out of #HeatingOil by topping up. Keep warm ! Quotes now from HEATINGOILSHOP.com today (20th Feb) and save money by as much as an average of 3.36ppl by not using a broker.

We recommend using #heatingoil distributors as opposed to brokers because you can save money on final prices. Brokers do charge for additional costs such as delivery and commission. So avoid brokers and get #heatingoilquotes from real heating oil distributors through heatingoilshop.com today and compare your local prices.

Today, average prices for distributors rose by 0.37ppl and are at 50.76ppl and by contrast average broker prices rose by 0.33ppl to 54.12ppl. The difference between average distributor #heatingoil prices versus average online heating oil broker prices today is 3.36ppl inc vat. This means you can save an average of £16.80 on 500 litres or £33.60 on a 1000 litres.

Wise up, brokers charge a variety of commissions, surcharges & admin charges or a mixture of all and these affect your final bill. As you can see using a broker today, can cost you more and it does varies from day-to-day as we have seen over the week. Choose Multiple #heatingoilquotes from HEATINGOILSHOP.com where there are no commissions, delivery or other surcharges.

Over the last 10 days the average online broker price has fluctuated and continues to move up. There has been an average rise of 0.76ppl over the last 10 days. After today’s rise of 0.36ppl, average broker prices are now 54.12ppl. Today, (20th) we have seen average low prices of 51.14ppl inc vat and average highs of 58.75ppl (inc vat). You would be better of comparing prices from suppliers in your area using heatingoilshop.com.  Remember, prices change daily and could change hourly.

Over the last 120 days we have collected online #heatingoil BROKER/CLUB site prices up to and including 31st Jan 2019. We compared prices on a 1000 litres for a 5 or 6 day delivery window. Prices were checked on the same day, at the same time (within 10 mins) at the same postcode with each broker. Three sites also have distributor sites. DirectOil is part of Watsons Fuels, TankTopper is part of Craggs Energy and Heatingoil.co.uk is part of the Certas group.  Also included was an online heating oil club.

Our graphic indicates the AVERAGE 120 day price of heating oil  for that period and for that broker. All prices are affected by postcode location, commission rates and delivery slots available to them from oil distributors. All will carry commission, some will have additional charges added on or both.

It has to be said that these are average prices at various postcodes over the course of 120 days each broker was the highest, lowest or medium priced at some time. Three of the companies concerned were consistently lower priced.

You’re better off getting multiple quotes through heatingoilshop.com and comparing prices without having to pay commissions or admin charges. It really is time to get multiple heating oil quotes from heatingoilshop.com‘s suppliers and stop paying commissions to brokers. So, hop over to heatingoilshop.com to see if you can reduce your overall #heatingoil costs this Winter.

Our advice is to keep those tanks topped up without paying commission or other charges being added. If you are low on fuel, less than 25% then you need to take action now and fill up at good prices.

Heatingoilshop.com prides itself on not charging commissions, Saturday delivery charges and general website usage charges.

The average price table is a guide only and does not constitute an offer.  As regional, postcode and supplier differences occur, we encourage you to obtain multiple and competitive #heatingoilquotes from heatingoilshop.com to get the latest deals and prices from the suppliers delivering to your area.

Over the last 7 days there has been a rise in average UK oil distributor #heatingoil prices on the week of 0.52ppl to 50.76ppl.

In #England prices rose 0.52ppl to 50.38ppl.

In #Scotland prices rose by 0.09ppl to 52.89ppl.

In #Wales prices rose 1.17ppl to 51.94ppl and in #NorthernIreland prices rose by 0.69ppl to 47.97ppl.

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