Energy Dept. releases winter heating outlook

Posted by Shawn Maclauchlan

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - The head of the Energy Department is expected to release the outlook for winter heating fuel cost Wednesday.

The report is expected to be good news for people who heat their homes with oil and natural gas.

Home heating oil is expected to be more affordable this year because the inventory is at its highest level since 1983 - which could drive the price down this winter.

And the price for natural gas is also expected to be down as well this year.

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