Note that the prices that OEP publishes are averages and therefore might be different than your local price. For more information about how prices can be affected by various factors, visit our Deliverable Fuels Pricing page. For information on how prices are collected, please see the Notes below as well as the EIA's Explanatory Notes and Frequently Asked Questions for the SHOPP program.
Heating Fuel Values are provided weekly from the first Monday in October until March 15th and monthly during the remainder of the year.
|Fuel Type||Price/Unit||Heat Content
Per Unit (BTU)
|Price Per Million BTU
(See Note 1)
|Fuel Oil (#2)||$3.593/Gallon||138,690||$25.91|
|Natural Gas 1st Tier (<100 Therms)||$0.848/Therm||100,000||$8.48|
|Natural Gas 2nd Tier (>100 Therms)||$0.800/Therm||100,000||$8.00|
|Wood (Bulk Delivered Pellets) (See Note 2)||$245.97/Ton||16,500,000||$14.91|
|Wood (Cord) (See Note 3)||$310/Cord||20,000,000||$15.15|
In the Heating Fuel Values of February 3, 2014, the Fuel Oil (#2) price of $3.98/gallon was incorrect. It should have been reported as $4.02/gallon. Also, the Propane price of $3.77/gallon should have been reported as $3.74.
How do current fuel prices compare with past prices in New Hampshire? See the PDF below for trend graphs. For an Excel file with complete data, please contact OEP.
The Office of Energy and Planning does not project or estimate future energy prices. The US Energy Information Administration provides a number of forecasts and analyses of energy prices, including their monthly Short Term Energy Outlook and Winter Fuels Outlook.
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NH Office of Energy and Planning
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