Sometimes it seems like your home heating bill might as well just say “One Arm and One Leg” or “Your First Born Child” on the “Amount Due” line. But there’s a great way to find out if your oil company might be taking advantage of you, or if the home oil or propane prices you’re paying are on the average.
Check out this webpage created by the (U.S. Energy Information Administration).
Charts comparing home oil and propane prices are updated weekly during the heating season (October through March).
You might also be interested to see how home oil prices are doing specifically in North Carolina by following this link. You can also see reports that analyze the numbers and projections for future prices.
Take a look around the EIA website and let us know if you find any other handy tools or information.