Sprague’s business is only as strong as yours. That’s why we prioritize having the fuel you need, where you need it—so you can focus on your customers. We’re proud of our history in the energy industry, growing from a family-run coal business into a major independent supplier of energy products throughout the northeast. Through an unmatched terminal network, we offer our wholesale customers an industry-leading combination of price risk management programs, premium products, and daily market intelligence. Sprague’s exceptional customer service backs up our efforts, enabling us to develop long-term, enduring relationships.

Our Terminals

Sprague’s extensive network of terminals offer convenient fuel access throughout the Northeast. We’re proud of the smooth operations at our terminals, with strategically located facilities designed for easy loading. Our employees pride themselves on providing a safe environment with helpful and friendly service. 

Products

Sprague is a leading supplier of wholesale fuels with products throughout the Northeast, including: 
  • Heating Oil - standard, Heatforce® premium heating oil, BioHeat® alternative fuel
  • Diesel - Ultra low sulfur diesel (ULSD), Roadforce® premium diesel fuel, Biodiesel alternative fuel
  • Gasoline - regular, mid and premium grade, E85 biofuel alternative blend
  • Residual Fuel - #4 and #6 fuel oils with a range of sulfur specs
  • Marine and Bunker Fuel - Valvtect® marine diesel and gasoline; bunkers only calls
  • Aviation Fuel - Jet fuel (Jet A1, Turbine fuel, Avjet)
  • Kerosene - Clear and dyed Ultra low sulfur kerosene (ULSK); low sulfur kerosene (USK)
  • Bio Fuel - Sprague is an industry leader in pioneering and introducing new products. 

Pricing Programs

HeatCurve®

Designed to help your business thrive 
Sprague’s HeatCurve® Program lets you buy the same way you sell. We offer volume flexibility over 12 different schedules, so you can match your winter heating demand curve. Whatever your program, Sprague has a HeatCurve schedule designed to cover it – in both full volume and small volume versions.
 
Flexible Contracts
Forward contracts as low as 1,000 gallons and customizable in 100-gallon increments
 
Flexible Volumes
Sprague weights your volumes based on when your customers need the product, also allowing you to select the appropriate time period

Simple Pricing
Sprague provides pricing visibility for each forward month and creates a single weighted-average price, making it easy for you to better serve your customers
 

PhysicalCap®

Cap protection with a built-in HeatCurve®
Sprague’s PhysicalCap® price protection program helps remove the mystery and reduce the risk of covering your customers’ cap programs.  With protection that matches exposure (lift-for-lift), retailers can easily create a pricing program for their customers with less confusion and risk than ever before. 
 
No Storage? No Problem – Match your exposure today
  • Maximum cap and minimum floor - with no fixed forward required
  • Protection offered throughout the entire month based on your lifting schedule
  • Small minimum gallon requirements
  • Cash flow protection when you need it most - during the delivery window
  • Price protection premium payment choices available to minimize cash flow impact
  • Built-in basis protection and built-in Sprague HeatCurve® sched

How it works:
  • Choose your HeatCurve® schedule and volume
  • A maximum cap price is set with a maximum base price and fixed differential
  • You get the lower price of either the maximum cap price or base (market) price plus the differential protection offered throughout the entire month based on your lifting schedule
  • Small minimum gallon requirements
  • Cash flow protection when you need it most - during the delivery window

PriceFlex®

Downside Protection, Individual Lifts 
Sprague’s innovative PriceFlex® price protection program provides the industry’s first way to match downside protection with an individual lifting - reducing the time, confusion and risk associated with managing customer price protection programs. 
 
Simplify Your Cap Management
  • Can be added to any forward contract - HeatCurve® or Fixed Forward
  • Protection offered throughout the entire month based on your lifting schedule
  • Small minimum gallon requirements
  • Cash flow protection when you need it most - during the delivery window
  • Price protection premium payment choices available to minimize cash flow impact
  • Built-in basis protection
 
Flexible Volumes
Select a Fixed Forward on a HeatCurve® schedule or customized volume
 
Flexible Schedules
Protection is offered throughout the entire month, based on your liftings

Simple Pricing
Sprague provides pricing visibility for each forward month and creates a single weighted-average price, making it easy for you to better serve your customers
 
Greater Savings
Cash flow protection when you need it most – during the delivery window
 

Sprague Real-Time ®

Seize every market opportunity with the Sprague Real-Time® Pricing Platform
Sprague is committed to continually investing in products and services that make a difference for you—and your customers. That’s why we created the Sprague Real-Time® Pricing Platform, the industry’s best and simplest online tool,that offers live price updates throughout the day and the ability to lock in the lowest Sprague price from the moment you place your order. Wherever and whenever you need it, our pricing platform increases your opportunities for successful purchasing and business decisions.

The Sprague Real-Time® pricing platform—the industry’s best and simplest online tool—provides you with live price updates throughout the day, and the ability to lock in the lowest Sprague price from the moment you place your order. The pricing tool offers: 
  • Prompt FOB Rack Pricing based on real-time market[HE1] 
  • Fixed Forwards (42,000 gallon minimum) and Small Volume Forwards Small Volume forwards (2,500 gallons minimum
  • HeatCurve® (126,000 gallon minimum) and small volume HeatCurve® (1,000 gallons minimum)
  • Daily product trading ranges
  • Direct integration to SpraguePORT® for contract balances
  • Compatibility with multiple internet browsers
  • Access to historical buying data
  • iOS and Android mobile app, “Sprague RT”

Services

Sprague offers a complete menu of services designed to meet your wholesale fuel and account management needs. We value our long-standing customer relationships and are proud to offer 24/7 online account access, local account management, and outstanding customer care.

Frequently Asked Questions

Once you are a Sprague customer, you can sign up for SpraguePORT to view your account data. You can sign up by simply going to SpraguePORT and filling out the form to get started. Commercial residential details are not yet available.
Product spec sheets can be requested through your account manager or by contacting customer service.
Becoming a Sprague customer is easy. First, we need to connect. You can start by calling and asking to speak with an account manager in your area, or by filling out our online form requesting more information. Once we connect and better understand your business needs, we can start the application process.
Once you are a Sprague customer, you need to sign up for SpraguePORT. After you have access to SpraguePORT, the Sprague Real-Time team can assist you in your request to access our online buying platform.
Credit requirements are dependent on customer needs. We are happy to review options once we know what credit terms you are seeking.
Insurance requirements can be found in our new customer packet information. To apply to be a customer, contact us today!
The Safety Data Sheets can be found in our newsroom here, or by using the search bar in the upper right corner of our website.

Partner With Sprague

As an independent wholesale fuel supplier, we understand the importance of working with you to ensure ample supply and pricing programs that are right for your business. Our local account managers offer straightforward and cost efficient price management programs for businesses using market insights, historical analysis, and a deep understanding of economic conditions. Contact us today to see how we can make a difference for your business.