Petrol and diesel prices have increased once again after remaining stable on Friday. Today the price of petrol and diesel has increased tremendously. In Delhi, both petrol and diesel have become costlier by 35-35 paise per liter. After this increase, the price of petrol in the capital today went up to Rs 98.11 per liter, while diesel is also being sold at Rs 88.65 per liter.
In Mumbai, where petrol prices crossed Rs 100 for the first time on May 29, on Saturday, petrol has become Rs 104.22 per liter and diesel Rs 96.16 per liter. This price which is highest in the metros. Petrol in Chennai is now available at Rs 99.18 per liter and diesel at Rs 93.22 per liter. At the same time, petrol is being sold at Rs 97.99 and diesel at Rs 91.49 per liter in Kolkata.
- Petrol in Lucknow today Rs 95.29 and diesel Rs 89.06 per liter
- Petrol in Chandigarh today Rs 94.35 and diesel Rs 88.29 per liter
- Petrol in Ranchi Rs 93.82 and Diesel Rs 93.57 per liter
- Petrol in Bhopal Rs 106.35 and diesel Rs 97.37 per liter
- Petrol in Patna Rs 100.13 and diesel Rs 94.00 per liter
- Petrol in Bengaluru Rs 101.39 and diesel Rs 93.98 per liter
- Petrol in Noida Rs 95.40 and Diesel Rs 89.14 per liter
- Petrol became costlier by Rs 7.71 in 30 days
Petrol has crossed Rs 100 per liter mark in 9 states and union territories (Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Jammu and Kashmir, Odisha and Ladakh) in the country. In metro cities Mumbai, Hyderabad and Bengaluru, petrol is already above Rs 100 per liter and now in Chennai the rates are moving in this direction.
The demand for crude oil is increasing continuously around the world. For this reason, crude oil is being extracted continuously from the crude oil reserves there. This showed its effect and on Friday, the price of Brent crude went beyond $ 76 per barrel. This is the highest level in the last three years. At the close of trading on Friday, Brent crude climbed $ 0.62 a barrel to close at $ 76.18 a barrel in the US crude market. There US West Texas Intermediate or WTI crude was also up by $ 0.75 to close at $ 74.05 a barrel.