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The Oil Heat Institute, Inc. of Rhode Island (OHIRI) is a member-driven, non-profit trade association, formed in 1960. Our mission is two-fold: promote the sale of oil heat, and protect and foster the best interests of the consumers we serve. We achieve this mission by disseminating relevant and timely industry information to members of the oil heating industry, the consuming public, and to elected and public officials.

OHIRI members strive to achieve a high standard of excellence and provide their customers with the best possible service. It is our association’s aim to fully support our members to help ensure they can achieve these goals.

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September 2016 – Mark your calendar for two important events in Newport, Rhode Island:

The Southern New England Energy Conference will be taking place on September 12-13, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency, in Newport Rhode Island. To register please visit

The NORA (National Oilheat Research Alliance) Technical Conference will be taking place on Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at the Viking Hotel, 1 Bellevue Ave, Newport. Please view the conference schedule and register on line visit

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Bioheat Fuel: The Future of Oil Heat is Here!

All Rhode Island oil heat consumers are now experiencing the many benefits of Bioheat—the cleaner, greener, more-efficient home heating oil blend. Learn more about this renewable fuel and the positive impacts it’s having in your home and on the environment.

Learn about Bioheat

Find a Local Dealer

Looking for a reliable oil heat provider in your area? Our certified dealers provide high-quality products and services to their home and business customers.

Upgrade & Save Rhode Island

Introducing The Upgrade & Save – Rhode Island Rebate Program. Find out how you can take advantage of Rhode Island Energy Efficiency and Safety Rebate Program.

Smart Savings Calculator

Find out how much your home or business can potentially save on energy costs with our Smart Savings Calculator.

Oil Heat Assistance

If you need some extra assistance with oil heat financing this winter, there are several state fuel assistance programs available to help.