Petrol and diesel rates today in Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai, Lucknow: Oil marketing companies (OMCs) have kept petrol prices unchanged for 42 consecutive days. Prices have not changed since April 6, after OMCs raised Rs 10 per liter, with 14 price hikes in major cities starting March 22. The current price of petrol in the national capital is Rs 105.41 per liter. The last increase of 80 paise about a month ago. The price of diesel in the city is Rs 96.67. In Mumbai, a liter of petrol and diesel cost Rs 120.51 and Rs 104.77 respectively. Fuel prices have risen across the state but the level of price correction varies from state to state.
Public sector OMCs, including Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL), Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL), adjust the benchmark international prices and foreign exchange rates on a daily basis. Any change in petrol and diesel prices will be effective from 6 am daily. Retail petrol and diesel prices vary from state to state due to local taxes like VAT or freight charges.
Petrol, diesel prices in Chennai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Lucknow, Noida, Gurugram
Mumbai: Price of petrol: Rs 120.51 per liter, price of diesel: 104.77 per liter
Delhi: Price of petrol: Rs 105.41 per liter, price of diesel: Rs 96.67 per liter
Chennai: Price of petrol: Rs 110.85 per liter, price of diesel: Rs 100.94 per liter
Kolkata: Price of petrol: Rs 115.12 per liter, price of diesel: Rs 99.83 per liter
Bangalore: Petrol: Rs 111.09 per liter, diesel: Rs 94.79 per liter
Noida: Petrol: Rs 105.47 per liter, diesel: Rs 97.03 per liter
Gurugram: Petrol: Rs 105.86 per liter, diesel: Rs 97.10 per liter
Chandigarh: Petrol: Rs 104.74, Diesel: Rs 90.83 per liter
Crude oil prices
Oil prices rose more than 1 1 a barrel in early Asian trade on Wednesday in hopes of recovering demand in China as the country slowly eased some of its stringent COVID-19 controls. Brent crude futures were at 15 1.15, or 1.0%, at 3 113.08 a barrel, while US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were up 1.62, or 1.4%, at 11 114.02 a barrel.