Gas V Oil Price Comparison

5 year average price comparison for natural gas and retail oil.

Updated: 4th Jan 2018

The average price for 900 litres of retail oil in Northern Ireland, as of the 4th Jan 2018 is £427.93, Retail oil is currently 4.61p/kWh, natural gas is currently 3.96p/kWh.

The average unit price for 900 litres of retail oil in Northern Ireland, over the last 5 years, is 4.24p/kWh. The comparative average PAYG price for natural gas is 4.35p/kWh. Therefore over the last 5 years, natural gas has been 2.56% more expensive than retail oil.



 

1. All prices shown above include VAT. 2. The retail oil prices are those published by the Consumer Council for Northern Ireland every Thursday, providing an average price for 900 litres of retail oil for Northern Ireland. (NB: where no data is available on a Thursday, the most recently published data will be used) http://www.consumercouncil.org.uk/oil-price-watch/ 3. The natural gas price is the average of all available PAYG tariffs only, within the Greater Belfast licensed area.