Petrol, Diesel Price Today: 17 September 2020
Consumers are relieved today on the petrol and diesel front. Government oil companies have cut prices of petrol and diesel even today. Today petrol prices have come down by 14-16 paise per liter. At the same time, the price of diesel has been reduced by 19-20 paise per liter. In the national capital, today, petrol has been reduced by 15 paise per liter to Rs 81.40 per liter and diesel by 19 paise per liter to Rs 72.37 per liter. Let us know that the prices of crude in the international market have softened, after which the oil companies have started reducing the prices.
Crude may fall
Crude prices have softened in the international market for the last few days. Brent crude has come down to $ 40. WTI crude has also come around $ 36. Expert says that demand for crude has decreased. Many orders have been held. Due to this, the crude producing companies are afraid of the demand weakening. Some companies in OPEC countries have also started offering discounts on crude. Uncertainty remains due to the increasing cases of COVID 19. Experts are assuming that crude can be cheaper up to $ 32 a barrel in a month.
Crude is expected to fall by 20 percent from the current price. If the ratio of crude to petrol and diesel is cut even by a quarter, then the price of 5 per cent can be found. In this context, petrol and diesel can be reduced by up to Rs 3 per liter.
Petrol, diesel prices in your city
Delhi: Petrol Rs 81.40 per liter, diesel Rs 72.37 per liter.
Mumbai: Petrol Rs 88.07 per liter, diesel Rs 78.85 per liter.
Kolkata: Petrol Rs 82.92 per liter, diesel Rs 75.87 per liter.
Chennai: Petrol Rs 84.44 per liter, diesel 77.73 per liter.
Noida: Petrol Rs 81.84 per liter, diesel Rs 72.68 per liter.
Gurugram: Petrol Rs 79.57 per liter, diesel Rs 72.84 per liter.
Lucknow: Petrol Rs 81.74 per liter, diesel Rs 72.58 per liter.
Patna: Petrol Rs 83.99 per liter, diesel 77.70 per liter.
Jaipur: Petrol Rs 88.57 per liter, diesel Rs 81.32 per liter.
Check rates like this in your city
Petrol diesel prices change daily and are updated at 6 am. You can also know the daily rate of petrol diesel through SMS. Indian Oil customers can get information by writing city code with RSP to 9292992249 and BPCL consumers can send information to 9223112222 by writing RSP. HPCL consumers can know the price by writing to HPPrice and sending it to number 9222201122.