The price of petrol and diesel remained steady on Thursday, 8 December. The oil marketing companies update fuel prices every morning at 6:00 AM. Fuel prices haven’t changed in the last five months. The last major country-wide fluctuation in fuel prices was witnessed in May when the Centre had cut the excise duty on petrol by Rs 8 per litre and Rs 6 per litre on diesel.
Petrol, Diesel latest prices in major metropolitan Cities
The current retail rates in Delhi for petrol and diesel are Rs 96.72 and Rs 89.62 per litre, respectively, according to the most recent revisions.
A litre of petrol costs Rs 106.31 in Mumbai, and a litre of diesel costs Rs 94.27.
A litre of petrol and diesel costs Rs 102.63 and Rs 94.24 in Chennai.
People in Chandigarh have to pay Rs 84.26 for Diesel and Rs 96.20 for Petrol.
In Kolkata, the price of petrol is Rs. 106.03 and that of diesel is Rs. 92.76 a litre.
In NOIDA, the price for diesel is Rs 89.96 and Rs 96.79 for Petrol.
Fuel prices are revised in line with international benchmark prices and foreign exchange rates by public sector oil marketing companies (OMCs). OMCs include Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL), Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL), and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL).
Differences in local taxes like VAT and freight charges from state to state, affect petrol and diesel prices in different cities.
How to check the Petrol, diesel prices in your city?
Citizens may easily check fuel rates in their respective cities by sending an SMS. Indian Oil customers may type RSP on their phone and send an SMS to 9224992249, while Hindustan Petroleum customers need to type HPPRICE and send an SMS to 9222201122. Bharat Petroleum customers need to type RSP and send and SMS to 9223112222.