By Stacy Wong, The Hartford Courant, Conn. Knight Ridder/Tribune Business News
Feb. 10--Warmer weather over the past week pushed Connecticut heating oil prices down by 4 cents a gallon, dropping the statewide average price to $1.99, a federal survey released Wednesday showed.
The drop follows five consecutive weeks of increases, but with winter more than half over energy analysts don't expect big heating oil increases for the rest of the season, unless something unforeseen happens to crimp the supply.
Gene Guilford, executive director of the Independent Connecticut Petroleum Association, said the heating oil supply should not be in question. …