Automatic Fuel Oil Agreement
This agreement also serves as a notice to Customers, Prospective and New Customers of Our Company Policy
Automatic Fuel Delivery Agreement
If you wish to receive scheduled fuel oil deliveries. please read the following and sign where indicated below. This agreement is part of your oil and service agreement with Mansfield Oil & Energy Co., Inc. Hereinafter the term “your” refers to the customer, and the term “we” refers to Mansfield Oil & Energy Co., Inc..
Automatic Deliveries defined
To determine automatic deliveries, we use a computer model of your recent history of automatic deliveries and our own daily record of the winter during the same time in history to create a usage factor. We then apply that factor to the current weather records to determine when your next delivery should be. If you have been a Mansfield Oil & Energy Company Customer for the past two years, we use an actual record of automatic deliveries by us. If you are a new Mansfield Oil & Energy Customer we estimate your deliveries on the type and square footage of your home.
Automatic Deliveries are Estimated
We Schedule deliveries when we estimate you have used about three-quarters of the fuel available in your tank. There is no gaurantee that your tank will always be kept full, and we expressly disclaim any guarantee.
Factors that Will Affect Frequency of Automatic Deliveries
Automatic oil deliveries are based on estimates, it is not an exact science. That is because there are variables that effect the rate of fuel usage or even the amount of hot water or heat used that are beyond our control and for which we are not responsible. These factors include without limitations, the following:
Changes in weather
Increases and decreases in the amount of time people occupy the home due to work, vacations and other reasons.
Irregular use of the home because it is used on weekends, for vacations, or a seasonal home. Fuel use varies with the amount the home is used rather than when occupied part-time.
Increases and decreases of the number of people in the home.
Changes in thermostat settings, such as turning up the thermostat for a senior citizen, newborn, or ill and injured person in the home.
Poorly functioning equipment, ( furnace or boiler etc.).
Equipment malfunction or leak in the oil tank or supply line.
Use of other heating equipment, such as wood stoves, heat pump, and fireplaces.
Unusual exposure to wind, especially in poor insulated buildings.
Increase in hot water or heat use for any reason,
Receiving oil deliveries from another supplier.
All Deliveries From Mansfield Oil & Energy Co., Inc.
Your should never receive fuel oil from another supplier unless you notify us in advance. If you have more than one supplier filing your tank it can cause significant problems. We will not knowingly share your account with another supplier,
Your Responsibility to Monitor Your Fuel System & Equipment
It is your responsibility to check for leaks in your fuel tank, lines or supply pipes and to monitor the operation of your system, lines or supply pies and to monitor the operation of your system and the level of fuel in your tank. Mansfield Oil * Energy expressly disclaims a duty of responsibility to monitor your system or fuel levels or to check for such leaks. If you are away, you should have you home or property checked daily to make certain your equipment is operating properly and that your tank has adequate fuel.
Change or Interruption in Fuel Oil Usage Requires a call to Mansfield Oil & Energy
If you believe for any reason your usage of fuel has changed or has been interrupted, you should contact us immediately at the phone above- particularly if the fuel goes below 1/4 of a tank.
In no event shall Mansfield Oil & Energy be liable for indirect, special or consequential damages for the non-delivery of fuel, including without limitation, any equipment failure or frozen pipes or other damage(s). Mansfield Oil & Energy specifically disclaims any responsibility or liability for damages, including without limitation, personal injury or property damage arising in whole or part from failure to make deliveries due to any reason beyond our reasonable control, including without limitation, wholesaler supplier disruption, labor unrest, disputes or strikes, war, terrorism, shortages or rationing fuel, any inability for any reason to obtain sufficient quantities of fuel from any of our suppliers at the price, terms or time that the supplier agreed, mercantile exchange volatility, acts of God, or arising out of the failure to supply fuel when the payments for fuel or service have not been made in accordance with our credit terms.
If payments for fuel or services are not made in accordance with our credit terms, fuel deliveries and/or service may be stopped without notice.
By signing below as Customer, you indicate your understanding and acceptance of the terms in this agreement.
Customer Signature Date
945 East Street, Mansfield, MA 02048 1-508-339-4473