State Heating Oil and Propane Program


SHOPP is a joint data collection effort between heating oil and propane consuming States across the United States and the U.S. Department of Energy/U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of Energy
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Cooperative Agreements
Program Accomplishments
Not Applicable.
97-258, 31 U.S.C 6304.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
SHOPP is a joint data collection effort between States that consume heating oil and propane for residential heating purposes across the United States and the U.S. Department of Energy/Energy Information Administration (EIA).
Beneficiary Eligibility
Beneficiaries are States and their agencies that have the resources to conduct the program, and consume heating oil and/or propane for residential purposes.
No Credentials or documentation are required. This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
An email expressing intent to apply should be sent to the survey manager prior to application for States which are not currently participating in SHOPP. The U.S. EIA may not be able to accommodate all requests for participation. No formal preapplication forms are necessary. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
Application Procedure
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program.
Award Procedure
This award is a five-year cooperative agreement between EIA and the State. Every five years, applicants are required to fill out forms per OMB Circular A-102 and other forms as stated on EIA’s website at:
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Not Applicable.
Not Applicable.
How are proposals selected?
Not Applicable.
How may assistance be used?
SHOPP provides State and Federal governments, the press, policy makers, consumers, analysts and others with up-to-date information on retail heating fuels prices during the heating season. These funds are to be used only for activities relating to the State Heating Oil and Propane Program. Expenses which qualify as eligible toward the program cost include, but are not limited to, the cost of personnel, fringe benefits, travel, equipment, supplies, and indirect charges related to data collection or the analysis and understanding of market conditions which may impact heating oil and propane prices. This program is also based on a 50-50 cost sharing agreement between the States and EIA, which means that total program costs must be split equally between State and Federal funds.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Management Reporting – Progress Report; Scientific/Technical Report DOE F 241.3; Financial Reporting SF 425. No cash reports are required. No progress reports are required. No expenditure reports are required. No performance monitoring is required.
No audits are required for this program.
No Data Available.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has no statutory formula.
Matching Requirements: Percent: 50.%.
This program does not have MOE requirements.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
The assistance is available for expenditures made during the current award year up to 2 years after the end of the current grant year. Although they may be accessed for a time period after the award year, funds for each grant year may only be spent on program activities for that specific year. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: lump sum.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
Headquarters Office
Marcela Rourk 1000 Independence Ave SW, Washington, District of Columbia 20585 Email: Phone: 2025864412
Website Address
No Data Available
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Salaries) FY 14 $225,417; FY 15 est $250,000; and FY 16 est $250,000
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
FY 2011 - $184,257, FY 2012 - $180,780, FY 2013 - $178,142, FY2014 - $225,417
$250,000 is allocated annually for financial assistance to States for SHOPP.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Not Applicable.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not Applicable.