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How Long is Heating Oil Good for?

May 25, 2018

If you’re fairly new to oilheat and you ended the heating season with one-quarter of oil still left in your tank, you may be wondering if that fuel will degrade as it sits unused for …

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Tough Winters Prove Oilheat’s Value

May 3, 2018

The winter of 2017-2018 will long be remembered for delivering some of the coldest temperatures on record! Maine experienced many days with below-zero degrees. Fortunately, it’s on the coldest days that oilheat delivers the greatest …

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Stop Wasting Fuel…How to Save Money on Heating Oil

March 27, 2018

Well, enough Maine winter come and gone. We saw everything from sub-zero temperatures to bomb cyclones to the month of March coming in like a lion with one nor’easter after another. If you had a …

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Why is Heating Oil Getting Even Cleaner in Maine?

February 21, 2018

Our country continues to make strides in reducing greenhouse-gas emissions, and heating oil is certainly doing its part, thanks to vast reductions of sulfur levels. By the summer, all oilheat dealers in Maine, as well as …

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Cold Winter, Warm (Oilheated) Home

January 29, 2018

Have you thawed out yet? Hundreds of records were broken from the Northeast to the Mid-Atlantic when an epic cold spell gripped us right after Christmas and wouldn’t let go. Then, a few days into …

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10 Facts About Today’s Oilheat

December 20, 2017

The more you know about oilheat, the better you will like it! Here are 10 facts you may not know about this clean, affordable, safe and efficient heating source. The oilheat industry is moving forward on …

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What You Should Know About Oil Tanks

October 15, 2017

A heating oil storage tank offers an important advantage: the ability to safely store an adequate supply of heating oil that’s ready for immediate use whenever a need to heat the home arises. Most oil tanks …

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Oilheat in Maine: Getting Better All the Time

September 10, 2017

If you’ve been spending $150 here and another $300 there to keep your old oil heating system running, consider replacing it soon with a modern oil heating system. The performance and reliability of heating equipment …

Welcome to our Blog—and Our New Website

August 30, 2017

The Maine Energy Marketers Association (MEMA) is proud to launch the Explore Heating Oil Maine website, designed to help homeowners use oilheat to greater benefit. Since 1954, MEMA has been dedicated to working on behalf of energy …