Petrol, Diesel Prices Today: Petrol and diesel prices touched record all-time highs across the four metros on Saturday, February 20, after oil marketing companies increased the prices for twelve days in a row. In Delhi, the price of petrol was hiked by 39 paise from Rs 90.19 per litre to Rs 90.58 per litre, and diesel was increased by 37 paise from Rs 80.60 per litre to Rs 80.97 per litre, according to Indian Oil Corporation, the country's largest fuel retailer. Meanwhile, in Mumbai, the revised petrol and diesel rates stood at Rs 97.00 per litre and Rs 88.06 per litre respectively. Currently, the fuel rates are the highest in Mumbai, among the four metro cities. (Also Read: How To Check Latest Petrol And Diesel Rates In Your City)
Here are the current prices of petrol and diesel (in rupees per litre):
|Source: Indian Oil|
Petrol and diesel prices have recorded an upswing since January 6, 2021, after staying unchanged for almost a month. The fuel prices have increased amid a rally in global crude oil prices, with coronavirus vaccination drives across the world.
Oil marketing companies - Bharat Petroleum, Indian Oil Corporation, as well as Hindustan Petroleum align the rates of domestic fuel with the global benchmarks, by taking into account any changes in the foreign exchange rates. Any changes in fuel prices are implemented with effect from 6 am every day.