The Department of Consumer Protection is no longer conducting its home heating oil price survey. The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) provides a weekly survey of average prices from October through March. Additional information is also available from the U.S. Government Energy Information Administration. With wide price variations, consumers should understand how heating oil is used and how and where it is produced.
We also provide tips on how to save money when buying gasoline as well as what to do to save energy when buying a car or heating your home.