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Cities In Long Island with Local Oil Delivery Deals

Long Island Heating Oil Trends

Last year, Long Island homeowners purchased a total of 665 million gallons of heating oil.

Short Term Trends

Long Island’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 Long Island, the average outside temperature was 5.9° F warmer than the prior winter's average outside temperature.

Long Island Average Winter Temperature

Heating SeasonAverage Temperature
Winter 2022 - 202347° F
Winter 2021 - 202241.1° F

Long Island Heating Oil Delivery Overview

5,068,061 households in Long Island heat their homes with fuel oil. This makes oil delivery essential when Long Island thermometers drop as low as 42.5° F each winter.

44% of Long Island Households Rely On Heating Oil Delivery Each Winter

Long Island HouseholdsLong Island Heating Oil Households

202 Long Island Oil Companies Go the Distance

With 665 million gallons of heating oil delivered to Long Island homeowners during the winter of 2023, the Long Island community relies on its 202 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 Long Island, two of the closest terminals are Etmt in Kingston, PA and Citgo in Vestal, NY. Then, the truck delivers the #2 heating oil to homes and businesses in Long Island.