Oil marketing companies continued to increase the prices of petrol and diesel on Sunday. This marks the ninth hike in fuel rates in past 10 days. In Delhi, the price of petrol was revised to Rs 82.34 per litre from Rs 82.13 with effect from 6 am November 29, and that of diesel to Rs 72.42 per litre from 72.13 per litre, according to notifications from Indian Oil Corporation. Similarly, in Mumbai, petrol and diesel rates were raised to Rs 89.02 per litre and Rs 78.97 per litre, from Rs 88.81 per litre and Rs 78.66 per litre respectively. (Also Read: How To Check Latest Petrol And Diesel Rates In Your City)
Here are the current prices of petrol and diesel in the four metros (in rupees per litre):
|Source: Indian Oil|
Since November 20, oil marketing companies Indian Oil, Hindustan Petroleum and Bharat Petroleum have raised domestic fuel prices on nine occasions, following a two-week hiatus. In Delhi, petrol rates have been raised by Rs 1.28 per litre and diesel by Rs 1.96 during this period.
The three state-run companies currently review the domestic petrol and diesel rates on a daily basis, and implement any changes to align them with global benchmarks with effect from 6 am.