Oil vs. Natural Gas

Natural gas is often significantly more affordable that other forms of energy. Calculate your savings by entering the total number of gallons of fuel oil used in the last 12 months and the average price per gallon that you paid, then select “Calculate” to see your potential savings!

Note: This calculator is intended to compare the cost of natural gas to other fuel sources and does not take into consideration the cost of installation, monthly facility fees or taxes/surcharges which may be associated and vary based on your service area. 

Number of gallons of oil used in the last 12 months
Average price per gallon of oil in $USD (e.g. 0.00)

Annual cost of oil
Equivalent therm of natural gas
Current price per therm of natural gas**
Estimated annual cost of natural gas
Estimated annual savings using natural gas

* The Natural Gas Conversion Calculator (“calculator”) is provided as a reference tool only and without warranties of any kind, either express or implied. Greater Minnesota Gas makes no warranties or representations with respect to errors or omissions that may be contained in the calculator, the accuracy of the calculator contents, or that the calculator is virus-free. The risk of use of the calculator lies solely with the user. Greater Minnesota Gas is not and will not be liable, under any circumstances, for any direct, indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages arising out of accessing, browsing, or using the calculator; or, for the inability to access, browse, or use the calculator.

**Based on an average therm/ccf rate for a heating season of a residential customer using 900 therms/year.


Stop turning down your thermostat to save money and make the switch from propane, fuel oil or electricity to natural gas.


Natural gas is more affordable and efficient.

Increases Efficiency

Less energy is needed to keep you comfortable.

Amazingly Convenient

No more checking the tank or waiting on a delivery.

Safe &

Regardless of the weather, you can depend on natural gas.

Environmentally Friendly

Natural gas is the cleanest burning fossil fuel.