Truth Vs. Myth
Myth No.1: The Oilheat supply could run out.
Truth: Heating oil customers have nothing to worry about. Oilheat reserves were at a 24-year high in the summer of 2009, according to the Wall Street Journal.1 Global petroleum reserves are plentiful too, and with over 100 oil-producing countries, the U.S. is not dependent on any one source for our supply.* In the event of a shortage, the United States is well prepared with 727 million barrels in the Strategic Petroleum Reserve and approximately 2 million barrels in the Northeast Heating Oil Reserve. In addition to plentiful supplies of petroleum, there is a renewable supply of liquid biofuel that blends readily with heating oil to fuel an Oilheat system.
Myth No. 2. Oilheat is bad for the environment.
Truth: Oilheat produces near-zero levels of emissions today and is not regulated by the Federal Clean Air Act.2 Equipment manufacturers...
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