New Delhi: In more than half the country, the price of petrol has crossed the Rs 100 mark. After two days of continuous increase, the price of petrol and diesel remained stable on Friday. That is, today the oil companies have not increased the price. The price of petrol today is Rs 100.56 per liter in Delhi and Rs 106.59 per liter in Mumbai. At the same time, the price of diesel in Delhi is Rs 89.62 and in Mumbai it is Rs 97.18. Petroleum companies on Thursday increased the price of petrol by 35 paise per liter while diesel by nine paise.
Starting from the price line of Rs 90.40 per liter on May 1, now the price of petrol in the national capital has gone up to Rs 100.56 per liter. That is, an increase of Rs 10.16 per liter in the last 70 days. Similarly, the price of diesel in the capital also increased by Rs 8.89 per liter to the national Rs 89.62 per liter in the last two months.
Petrol and diesel price in other cities…
- Kolkata Today in petrol Rs 100.62 and diesel Rs 92.65 per liter
- Chennai Petrol in today Rs 101.37 and diesel Rs 94.15 per liter
- Bhopal Today in petrol Rs 108.88 and diesel Rs 98.40 per liter
- Bangalore Petrol in today Rs 103.93 and diesel Rs 94.99 per liter
- Patna Petrol in today Rs 102.79 and diesel Rs 95.14 per liter
- Chandigarh Petrol in today Rs 96.70 and diesel Rs 89.25 per liter
- Lucknow Petrol in today Rs 96.67 and diesel Rs 90.01 per liter
- Ranchi Petrol in today Rs 95.70 and diesel Rs 94.58 per liter
Globally, the price of crude oil is now around $ 75 per barrel. It was over $80 a barrel in October 2018, but still, petrol prices were around Rs 80 per liter across the country. So, now with the low oil prices, petrol prices have touched the century and have now surpassed it by a wide margin in many parts of the country.
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