Originally Posted by CL&T
Also don't forget that diesel is also #2 heating oil. Last winter was very mild in many parts of the country that use oil for heating so I'm not surprised that they want to recoup the loss. I also think the cost of #2 oil is even more unconscionable than diesel. At least truckers can jack up their prices to cover the increased cost of diesel. But here they have people over a barrel trying to heat their homes.
Partially correct. The largest reason diesel is more expensive is when they converted to ultra low sulphur. The added refining costs more.
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