Petrol-Diesel Price Today: After the rise in the price of crude oil, the prices of petrol and diesel have increased once again today. With today’s increase, another city has joined the list of Rs 100 per liter petrol. Oil companies have increased the price of fuel by 23 to 30 paise per liter today.
Oil companies revise the prices of petrol and diesel every day at 6 am.
In the midst of the rise in the prices of crude oil in the international market, the volatility in the prices of petrol and diesel continues at the domestic level. After remaining stable on Thursday, it has increased once today (Friday, 18 June 2021). Government oil companies have once again decided to increase the price of petrol and diesel. According to information received from Indian Oil, for Friday, the price of petrol has increased by 23-27 paise per liter and diesel by 27-30 paise per liter in 4 major cities. Amidst the increase in prices, the burden on the pocket of the common man is increasing.
Talking about crude oil, due to the reduction in supply amid global recovery, it is also seeing a steady increase. During the trading on the previous day, there has been a boom here too. With a rise of 0.14 percent, the price of WTI crude has now reached $ 70.94 per barrel. Whereas, the price of Brent crude rose by 0.11 percent to $ 73 per barrel.
Petrol-Diesel price for Friday
Talking about major cities today, petrol has become costlier by 27 paise and diesel by 28 paise per liter in the capital Delhi. Today the prices of both are here at Rs 96.93 per liter and Rs 87.69 per liter respectively. Similarly, the prices in Mumbai are Rs 103.08 and diesel at Rs 95.14 per litre. People living in Kolkata will have to spend Rs 96.84 on one liter of petrol and Rs 90.54 on diesel today. In Chennai, the price of petrol has reached Rs 98.14 and diesel at Rs 92.31 per liter.
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How does the price of petrol and diesel increase?
This record increase is being seen in the price of petrol and diesel in the domestic market due to many reasons. In fact, oil companies decide the price of fuel during the last 15 days according to the price of crude oil in the international market and the position of the rupee against the dollar. At the same time, the central and state governments also charge a hefty tax on petrol and diesel. Apart from this, the burden of transporting fuel to the petrol pump to the dealer’s commission is passed on to the common man.
How to know the price of petrol and diesel in your city
The retail price of petrol and diesel is revised every day and after that the new price is released at 6 am. You can know the price of petrol and diesel at your nearest petrol pump through SMS sitting at your home. IndianOil customers will send a message to 9224992249 by entering the city code along with RSP from their mobile.
You will find the city code on the official website of Indian Oil (IOCL). After sending the message, you will be sent the latest price of petrol and diesel. Similarly, BPCL customers can send SMS to 9223112222 by typing RSP from their mobile. HPCL customers can send SMS by typing HPPrice to 9222201122.
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