The National Oilheat Research Alliance will implement a public information and awareness campaign to help retail heating oil dealers in response to consumer and media inquiries into energy price and volatility.

Ultimately it helps explain the relationship of heating oil prices to crude oil, anticipated prices and the options consumers are likely to have in determining how they purchase their heating oil. It also provides conservation measures and other information of interest to consumers.

The multi-page Q&A briefing is available as a PDF download file at and Individual state data sheets accompany the document and have been made into "interactive links"