OPEC Meeting Leads To 7% UK Heating Oil Price Increase in 3 Days

The recent OPEC deal to cut global crude supply has been well publicised by now. In our previous post ahead of the 30 Nov OPEC meeting we outlined the possible outcomes, and predicted what impact each outcome would have. Now the dust has settled, how has it really affected the every day heating oil user?… Read More

Will cutting oil output increase heating oil prices?

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, or OPEC, are scheduled to meet on 30th November 2016 for crunch talks. The topic? Discuss cutting the output of crude oil. Will the 14 OPEC member countries agree?

In today’s blog we look into the possible outcomes of the Vienna meeting and, most importantly for us, what impact it will have on heating oil.… Read More

Boiler Problems: Everything You Need To Know About Oil Boiler Lockout

With winter just around the corner, and heating switched back on – there’s a greater chance that you could be impacted by one of the most common boiler problems: ‘Lockout’.

What is ‘boiler lockout’?

When a boiler has a fault, the system has a mechanism to automatically lock-down to prevent further damage.… Read More

Crude Oil Trend Boosts Heating Oil Prices, Creating Steepest Price Increase in 6 Years

1.5 million UK households impacted after 16% price increase in October

UK heating oil prices rose 16%, from an average of 34.40PPL (incl. VAT) in September to 39.90PPL (incl. VAT) in October. This represents the steepest monthly heating oil increase since the winter of 2010, making it the third biggest price hike on record.… Read More

BoilerJuice Supports Macmillan Cancer Support

Friday 30th September 2016 was the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning. Organised by Macmillan Cancer Support, it’s a way for the nation to get behind the cause with this fundraising event. The 2015 Coffee Morning event broke fundraising records, raising more than £27 million from over 226,000 people taking part. That means that over £138 million has been raised since the first official Coffee Morning in 1990.… Read More

Heating Oil Tank Security – How Do You Prevent Heating Oil Theft?

This is a question on the minds of many UK households. Heating oil, like so many other energy products, is a highly valuable commodity. Here, we investigate what households can do to prevent heating oil theft.

How much oil theft is there?

Despite the rate of rural crime increasing from 2014 to 2015, the cost of thefts from rural homes has decreased slightly in 2015, down to £6.2m from £7.1m in 2014.… Read More

Heating Oil Price Analysis – Amazing value in 2016

You’ve probably noticed how much cheaper heating oil has been this year, but where does 2016 sit in context of historical prices? We look at the past 9 years of BoilerJuice prices to answer the question. Following unprecedented falls for the last three years, BoilerJuice prices have never been lower. The crash in the price of crude oil has meant that, for the first time since BoilerJuice records began, the average heating oil price between January and March was below 30 pence per litre.… Read More