Sunday Times article on the "oil firm rip-off"
Here is some recommended reading about comparison website BoilerJuice and its dirty little secret: being owned by an oil supplier. Buy the Sunday Times (January 9, 2011) or subscribe online to read the article: Cold customers ripped off by oil firm
by Jamie McGinnes. There are some very interesting numbers about how much (and how frequently) some people are paying for their oil, but the focus of the article is the fact that DCC Energy (a major UK oil supplier) owns and controls the Boilerjuice website.
The Boilerjuice promise is that "you always know you're getting the cheapest heating oil price". Given the website's conflicting interest by its parent company, this seems like a highly dubious claim.
Read the whole article to decide for yourself!
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