Oil Vs. Natural Gas | National Grid
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Storm Alert

National Grid is prepared for the 4th Nor’easter to hit our region in 3 weeks. Our crews are prepared in the event the forecasted snowstorm causes damage to our region’s natural gas network, and we want to ensure you are prepared, too. As you dig out of your homes and businesses, remember the deep snowpack left by snow removal equipment may have clogged vents, furnaces and other appliances. These conditions could lead to natural gas leaks. If you suspect a gas leak, make sure you leave the premises immediately and call National Grid’s emergency number at 1-800-490-0045.

Compare and clean up.

Heating with natural gas is typically more affordable than heating with oil or propane. Not only that, but today’s natural gas furnaces have higher heating efficiency, so they may reduce your carbon emissions along with your energy bills. Use the chart below to get “per gallon” estimates of natural gas versus other heating fuels.