Cheshire Oil is now Dead River Company!

On July 6th, Cheshire Oil transferred ownership of its heating business to Dead River Company. A letter to customers announcing this transfer of ownership has been mailed. Click here to read the communication, which includes a special Customer Q&A.

Delivering on A Promise

We are excited to welcome you to Dead River Company and the many products and services we offer. Your safety, comfort, and peace of mind are our top priorities. You can expect friendly, personalized customer service backed by our customer guarantees, which include a promise to always be there when you need us.

New Account Number

For those enrolled in Cheshire Oil's MyAccount service, by July 13th, you will receive an email from Dead River Company. This email will contain your new account number. You can use this new account number to enroll in Dead River Company's MyAccount service, which is replacing Cheshire Oil's online service.

New account numbers will also be presented on fuel delivery slips and billing statements, and can be obtained by contacting your local Keene Dead River Company office – by phone at 603-352-0001 or by email at


Your satisfaction is important to us. We look forward to servicing your heating needs for years to come. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us by phone at 603-352-0001 or by email at A Customer Service Representative is ready to assist you Monday through Friday; 8AM to 5PM.