Petrol & Diesel Prices Today: Petrol prices have started to increase once again. Petrol rates have been increased in almost every city for the third consecutive day on Tuesday. Petrol prices were stable since June, but now gradually it has started increasing again. Although diesel prices have not been increased today. Oil companies have increased the price of petrol by 17 paise per liter today. According to the website of Indian Oil, on August 18, 2020, the price of one liter of petrol in the national capital Delhi has gone up to Rs 80.90 whereas for one liter of diesel, it is Rs 73.56 per liter. Let us know that the oil prices are revised on a daily basis.
What is the price of petrol and diesel in your city
City Petrol (Rs / Ltr) Diesel (Rs / Ltr)
Delhi 80.90 73.56
Mumbai 87.58 80.11
Kolkata 82.43 77.06
Chennai 83.99 78.86
Noida 81.45 73.87
Lucknow 81.35 73.77
Patna 83.60 78.72
Petrol and diesel rates are decided daily
Oil marketing companies fix petrol and diesel rates daily after reviewing prices. Indian Oil, Bharat Petroleum and Hindustan Petroleum revise petrol and diesel rates at 6 am daily. Please tell that since June, the price of petrol had not increased. But last month, diesel prices had increased several times.
Why prices rise
In the international fuel market, the change in the price of petrol diesel is directly visible on the domestic market. Apart from this, the prices of petrol and diesel change daily depending on what the prices of crude are in the international market along with the foreign exchange rates. After adding excise duty, dealer commission and other things to the price of petrol and diesel, its price almost doubles.
Learn petrol and diesel rates through SMS
You can also check the price of petrol and diesel in your city daily via SMS. Indian Oil (IOC) consumers can send RSP