This Article is From Aug 17, 2020

Here's How Much You Pay For Fuel Today

On Monday, the price of benchmark Brent crude was last seen trading at $45.14 per barrel, and natural gas at $2.36 per MMBtu ormetric million British thermal unit.

Here's How Much You Pay For Fuel Today

Suppliers such as Indraprastha Gas review fuel prices from time to time

Suppliers review the prices of fuels such as petrol, diesel, LPG and CNG from time to time. The prices vary in different parts of the country, depending upon factors such as benchmark oil and gas rates, local taxes and the rupee-dollar exchange rate. Domestic prices of petrol, diesel and LPG are derived from the global crude oil price, whereas the rates of CNG are calculated based on the price of natural gas. On Monday, the price of benchmark Brent crude was last seen trading at $45.14 per barrel, and natural gas at $2.36 per MMBtu or metric million British thermal unit.

In Delhi, the retail price of petrol stood at Rs 80.73 per litre, diesel Rs 73.56 per litre, LPG for automobiles (AutoGas) Rs 40.85 per litre and CNG Rs 44.23 per kilogram. 

Here's how much pay for petrol, diesel, LPG and CNG in the four metros currently:

Petrol and diesel

CityPrice On August 15
PetrolDiesel
DelhiRs 80.43 per litreRs 73.56
KolkataRs 82.05Rs 77.06
MumbaiRs 87.19Rs 80.11
ChennaiRs 83.63Rs 78.86
(Source: Indian Oil website)

LPG (Indian Oil AutoGas)

LocationPrice With Effect From August 1
DelhiRs 40.85 per litre
KolkataRs 38.96 per litre
MumbaiRs 39.60 per litre
ChennaiRs 37.59 per litre

 The fuel is marketed by Indian Oil Corporation under the brand name AutoGas. According to Indian Oil, it is about 40 per cent cheaper than petrol.

LPG (Indane)

CityPrice
With Effect From August 1July
DelhiRs 594 per cylinder (14.2 KG)Rs 594
KolkataRs 621Rs 620.50
MumbaiRs 594Rs 594
ChennaiRs 610.50Rs 610.50
(Source: iocl.com)

Currently, the government subsidises 12 cylinders (14.2 kilograms each) per household every year. Consumers have to make any additional purchases of LPG cylinders at the market price. 

CNG

LocationPrice With Effect From August 5
DelhiRs 44.23 per kilogram
Noida, Greater Noida, GhaziabadRs 50.08 per kilogram
GurugramRs 55.00 per kilogram