Domestic petrol and diesel prices remained unchanged on Tuesday. In Delhi, the price of petrol was at Rs 81.06 per litre and diesel at Rs 70.63 per litre on October 6 - the same levels as the previous day. Currently, state-run oil companies Indian Oil, Bharat Petroleum and Hindustan Petroleum review domestic fuel rates on a daily basis, and make adjustments with effect from 6 am every day to align them with international oil rates and the foreign-exchange rate. Petrol and diesel rates vary from state to state due to local taxes. (Also Read: How To Find Latest Petrol, Diesel Rates In Your City)
Here are latest prices of petrol and diesel (in rupees per litre) in the four metros on October 6:
|Source: Indian Oil|
Indian Oil, Bharat Petroleum and Hindustan Petroleum account for the majority of petrol and diesel stations in the country.
Brent crude futures - the global benchmark for crude oil - rose 0.41 per cent to end at $41.46 per barrel on Monday.
The rupee edged lower to 73.29 against the dollar.