Petrol, Diesel Prices Go High Marginally Today

Domestic petrol and diesel prices went up marginally on Friday. Petrol prices were revised to ₹71.39 per litre in Delhi and ₹77 per litre in Mumbai, going up from ₹71.25 per litre and ₹76.86 per litre the previous day, as per notifications from Indian Oil.

The diesel price reached ₹66.45 per litre in Delhi and ₹69.63 per litre in Mumbai. This marks a hike of 16 paise per litre and 17 paise per litre respectively compared to Thursday’s rates, according to Indian Oil Corporation (IOC). 

How domestic fuel rates have changed in past few weeks

Overall, the petrol prices have been lowered by Rs 1.69-1.8 per litre – or 2.16-2.38 per cent – in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai so far this month, and the diesel rates cut by 20-26 paise per litre.

Petrol prices in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai

Date

Price of petrol in rupees per litre

Delhi

Kolkata

Mumbai

Chennai

May 24, 2019

71.39

73.46

77

74.1

May 23, 2019

71.25

73.32

76.86

73.95

April 30, 2019

73.13

75.15

78.7

75.9

(Source: Indian Oil Corporation

Diesel prices

Date

Price of diesel in rupees per litre

Delhi

Kolkata

Mumbai

Chennai

May 24, 2019

66.45

68.21

69.63

70.24

May 23, 2019

66.29

68.05

69.46

70.07

April 30, 2019

66.71

68.45

69.83

70.44

(Source: Indian Oil Corporation)

Currently, the prices of petrol and diesel in the country are reviewed by state-run oil marketing companies such as Indian Oil Corporation on a daily basis. Any revisions are effected at the fuel pumps at 6 am. 

The domestic fuel prices vary from state to state, and are determined broadly by the global crude oil and rupee-dollar forex rates.