Petrol, Diesel Prices Remain Unchanged On Wednesday

In Delhi, the price of petrol was Rs 81.06 per litre and diesel was Rs 70.46 per litre, according to the state-run Indian Oil Corporation.

Petrol, Diesel Prices Remain Unchanged On Wednesday

Currently, petrol and diesel prices are determined broadly by crude oil and forex rates.

The oil marketing companies kept the prices of petrol and diesel unchanged on Wednesday (November 11). In Delhi, the price of petrol remained at Rs 81.06 per litre and diesel was Rs 70.46 per litre, according to notifications from state-run Indian Oil Corporation. In financial capital Mumbai, prices of petrol and diesel were Rs 87.74 per litre and Rs  76.86 per litre respectively. The oil firms such as Indian Oil Corporation revise the fuel rates on a daily basis and implement the changes with effect from 6 am. (Also Read: How To Find Latest Petrol, Diesel Rates In Your City)

Here are the prices of petrol and diesel in the four metros (in rupees per litre) :

CityPetrolDiesel
Delhi81.0670.46
Mumbai87.7476.86
Chennai84.1475.95
Kolkata82.5973.99
Source: Indian Oil

Bharat Petroleum Corporation, Indian Oil Corporation, and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation - which account for the majority of petrol and diesel stations in India - align the domestic rates with global benchmarks by taking into account changes in foreign exchange levels. Due to the local taxes, crude oil prices vary in different cities across the country.

Meanwhile, oil ended nearly 3 per cent higher on Tuesday as hopes that a COVID-19 vaccine is on the horizon outweighed worries about a drop in fuel demand from new lockdowns to contain the virus.

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Brent crude futures settled up $1.21, or 2.9 per cent, at $43.61 per barrel. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures gained $1.07, or 2.7 per cent, to $41.36.