Petrol prices soar again even though global prices fell by 2 percent
NEW DELHI: The prices of petrol and diesel increased for the third consecutive day on Saturday despite the fact that global oil prices fell plunged about 2% on Friday.
In Delhi, the price of one litre of petrol is now Rs 69.26 after an increase of 19 paise over Friday’s rates; while diesel is retailing at Rs 63.10 per litre after an increase of 29 paise.
Petrol and diesel prices at Rs 69.26/litre (increase by Rs 0.19) & Rs 63.10/litre (increase by Rs 0.29) respectively in Delhi. Petrol and diesel prices at Rs 74.91/litre (increase by Rs 0.19) & Rs 66.04/litre (increase by Rs 0.31) respectively in Mumbai.
In Mumbai, petrol is selling at around Rs 75 a litre while diesel price has crossed the Rs 66 per litre. The price of a litre of petrol in Kolkata is Rs 71.39 whereas diesel rates have been increased to Rs 64.87 per litre.
The highest diesel price was recorded in Hyderabad at Rs 68.57/litre followed by Bhubaneshwar (Rs 67.72/litre) and Trivandrum (Rs 67.58/litre).
In Bengaluru, the price of one litre of diesel is Rs 65.