Petrol-Diesel Price Today: The price of both petrol and diesel fuels in the country has reached a record level. Petrol and diesel prices have been increasing since the beginning of October. On the international level, the price of oil is at its highest level since 2014. The global benchmark Brent is trading above $81 a barrel. Due to which the inflation on petrol and diesel is not stopping with the increase in the price of fuel across the country.
The condition of the national capital Delhi
The rate of petrol has reached a record level of Rs 102.94 per liter in the national capital Delhi and Rs 108.96 in Mumbai. Diesel price has also touched a record high of Rs 91.42 per liter in Delhi and Rs 99.17 per liter in Mumbai.
Petrol and diesel rates in major metros
Rates differ in states
Petrol and diesel prices vary across states depending on local taxes. Petrol prices have increased for the fifth time in less than a week in October. From September 24 till now, the price of diesel has increased by Rs 2 80 per liter. Whereas petrol has become costlier by Re 1 80 paise per liter since 28 September. So far in this month, only one day (October 04) the rates of petrol and diesel have remained stable.
Rates are decided based on the price of crude
The price of petrol and diesel is updated daily based on the price of crude in the international market. Oil marketing companies fix the price of petrol and diesel every day after reviewing the prices. Indian Oil, Bharat Petroleum and Hindustan Petroleum oil companies update petrol and diesel prices information of different cities every morning.
How to know the price of petrol and diesel in your city
You can know the price of petrol and diesel in your city every day through just one SMS. For this, customers of Indian Oil (IOCL) will have to write the RSP code and send it to the number 9224992249.