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Is my winter heating bill going to destroy my finances?

...are my home heating bills likely to be? A: While crude oil's climb to record high prices has made it likely that home heating oil will also cost more this winter, natural gas plays a far bigger role for heating for most of us. Only about 8 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/15/fin_425329.shtml
Finance
How to curb oil price rises

...northern hemisphere heads into winter. The price for home heating oil has reached the highest level since the Gulf War...increased by 3 percent. According to The New York Times, home heating oil is now 51 percent more expensive than last year, prompting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/09/16/edi_296377.shtml
Editorials
Energy watchdog sees risk of tighter oil supplies and higher prices

...adding to a squeeze on gasoline supplies by planning to shut down their plants for routine maintenance as sales of home heating oil ebb in the Northern Hemisphere, the agency said in its monthly oil market report. These constraints suggest that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/12/bus_408478.shtml
Business
Natural gas costs heat up

...director of the Washington, D.C.-based Campaign for Home Energy Assistance, said natural gas prices and prices for home heating oil are expected to go up 30 percent to 50 percent from last year. In some places, prices will increase 70 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/03/met_8448.shtml
Metro
Gas price rise exaggerated

...February, the largest monthly rise in nearly a decade -- and it was due almost entirely to rising fuel pump and home heating oil prices. All Americans may soon feel an adverse impact, if they haven't already. There is no getting around that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/03/18/edi_284826.shtml
Editorials
Prices prompt Social Secutiry benefit increase

...Medicare premiums, which will grow by $10.30 per month starting in January. Still, with gas prices high and home heating oil and natural gas prices following suit, seniors across the country were thankful for anything. "It's something...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/15/bus_12272.shtml
Business
Home construction fails to lift recovery

...May. But the 0.3 percent dip was pulled down by a 7 percent drop in gasoline prices and a 7.4 percent fall in home heating oil prices. Core inflation, which excludes energy and food, rose 0.2 percent in May. It is up just 1.3 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-06-16/home-construction-fails-li
Consumer prices decline in March

...energy prices fell 3 percent, reversing a 3.3 percent jump in February. Gasoline prices fell 4 percent last month, home heating oil plunged 8.5 percent and natural gas slid 4.8 percent. Food costs dropped 0.1 percent in March. Dairy products...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/04/16/bus_520561.shtml
Business
Gasoline prices will rise, experts predict

...sway in the coming weeks, including developments in the Middle East, Nigeria and Venezuela and further demand on home heating oil supplies as cold conditions persist in the northern portions of the country. Marty Koger, of Koger-Walters Oil...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/21/bus_58287.shtml
Business
Consumer prices surge by largest amount in 25 years

...12 percent, led by a 17.9 percent surge in gasoline prices. Natural gas prices rose by 12.1 percent rise and home heating oil prices jumped 12.7 percent. The government this week warned homeowners to expect heating bills to soar this winter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/15/bus_12271.shtml
Business