With a few small exceptions, the cost of Petrol and diesel stayed the same in major cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, and Chennai.
This comes after the country’s oil marketing firms announced the most recent prices for Petrol and diesel for Thursday. Fuel prices are updated in India at six a.m. every morning.
The price of crude oil is staying the same on the global market, with WTI crude being sold for $81.07 a barrel. The current price of a barrel of Brent crude is $85.16).
These States Saw an Increase in Fuel Prices:
In certain states, the cost of Petrol rose, but in others, it decreased. In Chhattisgarh, fuel and Petrol prices increased by 49 and 50 paisa, respectively. In Maharashtra, the price of petrol increased by 56 paisa and that of diesel by 52 paisa. In Uttar Pradesh, the cost of Petrol and diesel also went up by 30 paisa. Madhya Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh also saw increases in the price of Petrol and diesel.
Some States Saw a Drop in Fuel Prices:
In Haryana, the price of Petrol and diesel decreased by 28 paisa. West Bengal, Punjab, and Odisha saw decreases in the cost of Petrol and diesel as well.
The Cost of Fuel in Different Cities:
In Delhi, a liter of petrol costs Rs 96.72, while a litre of diesel costs Rs 89.62. Mumbai offers fuel at Rs 94.27 per litre and petrol for Rs 106.31 per liter. In Kolkata, the price per litre for Petrol is Rs 106.03 and for diesel, Rs 92.76. In Chennai, a liter of petrol costs Rs 102.63 and a litre of diesel costs Rs 94.24.
It should be mentioned that the prices of Petrol and diesel are set daily by the oil marketing companies (OMCs) in India, including Indian Oil, Bharat Petroleum, and Hindustan Petroleum, and they are based on the global price of crude oil.