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Cities In Connecticut with Local Oil Delivery Deals

Connecticut Heating Oil Trends

Last year, Connecticut homeowners purchased a total of 397 million gallons of heating oil.

Short Term Trends

Connecticut’s overall heating oil use varies from year to year, primarily depending on how cold each winter is. As the temperature outside gets colder, homes’ heating systems need to burn more and more oil to keep homes warm. Last winter in Connecticut, the average outside temperature was 7.2° F warmer than the prior winter's average outside temperature.

Connecticut Average Winter Temperature

Heating SeasonAverage Temperature
Winter 2022 - 202344.5° F
Winter 2021 - 202237.3° F

Connecticut Heating Oil Delivery Overview

539,715 households in Connecticut heat their homes with fuel oil. This makes oil delivery essential when Connecticut thermometers drop as low as 42.5° F each winter.

38% of Connecticut Households Rely On Heating Oil Delivery Each Winter

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421 Connecticut Oil Companies Go the Distance

With 397 million gallons of heating oil delivered to Connecticut homeowners during the winter of 2023, the Connecticut community relies on its 421 oil companies to keep warm.

Oil delivery is a two step process: First, an oil truck picks up oil at the nearest bulk fuel terminal. In the case of Connecticut, two of the closest terminals are Buckeyees in New Haven, CT and Buckeyewf in New Haven, CT. Then, the truck delivers the #2 heating oil to homes and businesses in Connecticut.