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Cities In Maryland with Local Oil Delivery Deals

Maryland Heating Oil Trends

Last year, Maryland homeowners purchased a total of 92 million gallons of heating oil.

Short Term Trends

Maryland’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 Maryland, the average outside temperature was 5.6° F warmer than the prior winter's average outside temperature.

Maryland Average Winter Temperature

Heating SeasonAverage Temperature
Winter 2022 - 202347.8° F
Winter 2021 - 202242.2° F

Maryland Heating Oil Delivery Overview

162,382 households in Maryland heat their homes with fuel oil. This makes oil delivery essential when Maryland thermometers drop as low as 42.5° F each winter.

7% of Maryland Households Rely On Heating Oil Delivery Each Winter

Maryland HouseholdsMaryland Heating Oil Households
2.2M162,382

51 Maryland Oil Companies Go the Distance

With 92 million gallons of heating oil delivered to Maryland homeowners during the winter of 2023, the Maryland community relies on its 51 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 Maryland, two of the closest terminals are Buckeye in Baltimore, MD and Citgo in Baltimore, MD. Then, the truck delivers the #2 heating oil to homes and businesses in Maryland.