Petrol, diesel prices cut for 5th consecutive day

Last Updated: Mon, Oct 07, 2019 13:24 hrs
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New Delhi: In a big relief to the people in this festive season, petrol and diesel price continued to decline for the fifth consecutive day on Monday.

Petrol prices were cut by 13 paisa per litre, while diesel prices were down by 12 paisa per litre in Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai.

According to the Indian Oil website, the petrol rates in Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai were: Rs 73.76/litre, Rs 76.40/litre, Rs 79.40/litre and Rs 76.61/litre, respectively.

The diesel rates in the four cities were: Rs 66.09/litre, Rs 69.27/litre, Rs 70.14/litre and Rs 71.68/litre.

The global crude oil prices also fell on Monday. The Brent crude rates were at $58.12 a barrel while the US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude was at $52.80 per barrel.

The fuel prices had seen a sharp rise after the September 14 drone attacks on a Saudi oil facility and a processing plant.

A day later, the Brent crude oil rates went up by $71.95/barrel. But, now the rates are gradually coming down and the Brent Crude rates have dipped by $14 per barrel.

State Capitals (Applicable from 6:00 a.m. on 07-10-2019) Petrol Current Price(Per Lt) Petrol Previous Price(Per Lt) Change(Rs)
Petrol price in New DelhiRs.73.89 Rs.74.04 -0.15
Petrol price in KolkataRs.76.53 Rs.76.67 -0.14
Petrol price in MumbaiRs.79.50 Rs.79.65 -0.15
Petrol price in ChennaiRs.76.74 Rs.76.90 -0.16
Petrol price in GurgaonRs.73.31 Rs.73.42 -0.11
Petrol price in NoidaRs.75.44 Rs.75.55 -0.11
Petrol price in BangaloreRs.76.36 Rs.76.51 -0.15
Petrol price in BhubaneswarRs.73.25 Rs.73.40 -0.15
Petrol price in ChandigarhRs.69.82 Rs.69.96 -0.14
Petrol price in HyderabadRs.78.57 Rs.78.73 -0.16
Petrol price in JaipurRs.78.49 Rs.78.44 0.05
Petrol price in LucknowRs.75.32 Rs.75.44 -0.12
Petrol price in PatnaRs.77.13 Rs.77.65 -0.52
Petrol price in TrivandrumRs.77.25 Rs.77.60 -0.35