How much heating fuel is made from oil?

Answer Only 8.1 million of the 107 million households in the United States use heating oil as their main heating fuel. The vast majority (78 percent) are located in the Northeast. Heating oil is a petrole... Read More »

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Does heating fuel improve mpg?

According to an Aug. 26, 2007, article in the Washington Post, when vaporized fuel is properly mixed with air, it burns more efficiently, saving fuel and emitting fewer pollutants than traditional ... Read More »

Is home heating oil the same as diesel fuel?

Heating oil and diesel fuel are very similar in their chemical composition, as both types of fuel are distillates, meaning they are made by cooling vaporized crude oil. The main difference between ... Read More »

Is diesel fuel the same as home heating oil?

Diesel fuel is not the same is home heating oil, although they are very similar. Both are distillates--that is, they are made from the distilling of crude oil--but they contain different amounts of... Read More »

Home heating oil tank fuel lines?

If your oil tank is in the basement, or above the unit, a single line is sufficient, if the tank is lower(in-ground) or a great distance away, the pumpmust be changed to a 2 stage pump by inserting... Read More »