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Petrol costs Rs 3.31 and diesel Rs 3.42 a liter, prices rise for the sixth consecutive day


cost of petrol up by Rs 3.31 in six days, diesel by Rs 3.42

new Delhi. Petrol and diesel prices continued to rise for the sixth consecutive day. Petrol has become costlier by Rs 3.31 and diesel by Rs 3.42 per liter in the national capital in these six days. On Friday, for the sixth consecutive day, oil marketing companies increased petrol by 57 paise and diesel by 59 paisa per liter. On Friday, the new price of petrol in Delhi has been increased to Rs 74.57 per liter and the new price of diesel to Rs 72.81 per liter.

According to the website of Indian Oil, the price of petrol in Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai increased to Rs 74.57, Rs 76.48, Rs 81.53 and Rs 78.47 per liter respectively. At the same time, the price of diesel has also increased to Rs 72.81, Rs 68.70, Rs 71.48 and Rs 71.14 per liter respectively.

Earlier on Thursday, oil companies raised petrol prices by 60 paise in Delhi, 58 paise in Kolkata, 58 paise in Mumbai and 53 paise in Chennai. The price of diesel was increased by 60 paise in Delhi, 54 paise in Kolkata, 57 paise in Mumbai and 51 paise per liter in Chennai. Petrol prices in Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai were Rs 74, Rs 75.94, Rs 80.98 and Rs 77.96 per liter respectively. At the same time, the price of diesel was also Rs 72.22, Rs 68.17, Rs 70.92 and Rs 70.64 per liter in the four metros respectively.

Crude oil prices have started coming back in the international market, which is affecting the prices of petrol and diesel domestically. Crude oil prices went below $ 20 per barrel in the international market last month but currently it is trading between $ 38 and $ 40 per barrel.

This post was published on June 12, 2020 9:56 am

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