Surge in fuel prices continues

Last Updated: Tue, Oct 01, 2019 11:37 hrs
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New Delhi: Fuel prices continue to soar on Tuesday. In Delhi, petrol rates surged to Rs 74.61 a litre, the highest since November 25 last year. Diesel was selling at Rs 67.47 a litre in the national capital.

The surge in fuel prices continues in the country even as international crude oil prices stabilised on Monday, with brent crude down by $60 per barrel nearly after a month.

The new rates from the oil companies see the rise in petrol prices by -- 19 paisa in Delhi, 13 paisa in Mumbai and Kolkata and 14 paisa in Chennai. Diesel prices have increased by -- 16 paisa in Delhi, 10 paisa in Kolkata, 12 paisa in Mumbai and 11 paisa in Chennai.

According to the Indian Oil website, the rates of petrol on Tuesday in Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai were Rs 74.61/litre, Rs 77.23/litre, Rs 80.21/litre and Rs 77.50/litre respectively.

The diesel rates were 67.49/litre, Rs 69.85/litre, Rs 70.76/litre and Rs 71.30/litres in Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai respectively.

The fuel prices are revised on a daily basis in India, and petrol and diesel rates are directly dependent on crude oil prices. Other factors like rupee to US dollar exchange rate, global cues and demand also impact the price of fuel.

State Capitals (Applicable from 6:00 a.m. on 01-10-2019) Petrol Current Price(Per Lt) Petrol Previous Price(Per Lt) Change(Rs)
Petrol price in DelhiRs.74.42 Rs.74.34 0.08
Petrol price in KolkataRs.77.10 Rs.77.03 0.07
Petrol price in MumbaiRs.80.08 Rs.80.00 0.08
Petrol price in ChennaiRs.77.36 Rs.77.47 -0.11
Petrol price in FaridabadRs.74.21 Rs.74.15 0.06
Petrol price in GurgaonRs.74.04 Rs.73.98 0.06
Petrol price in NoidaRs.75.88 Rs.75.77 0.11
Petrol price in GhaziabadRs.75.77 Rs.75.71 0.06
Petrol price in AgartalaRs.75.02 Rs.74.94 0.08
Petrol price in AizwalRs.71.09 Rs.70.78 0.31
Petrol price in AmbalaRs.73.81 Rs.73.55 0.26
Petrol price in BangaloreRs.76.97 Rs.76.88 0.09
Petrol price in BhopalRs.82.57 Rs.82.59 -0.02
Petrol price in BhubhaneswarRs.73.66 Rs.73.38 0.28
Petrol price in ChandigarhRs.70.37 Rs.70.30 0.07
Petrol price in DehradunRs.76.28 Rs.76.10 0.18
Petrol price in GandhinagarRs.71.97 Rs.65.45 6.52
Petrol price in GangtokRs.78.20 Rs.78.15 0.05
Petrol price in GuwahatiRs.76.73 Rs.76.88 -0.15
Petrol price in HyderabadRs.79.11 Rs.79.02 0.09
Petrol price in ImphalRs.70.72 Rs.70.72 0.00
Petrol price in ItanagarRs.68.23 Rs.68.34 -0.11
Petrol price in JaipurRs.78.33 Rs.77.98 0.35
Petrol price in JammuRs.75.91 Rs.75.83 0.08
Petrol price in JalandharRs.74.31 Rs.74.43 -0.12
Petrol price in KohimaRs.73.18 Rs.73.10 0.08
Petrol price in LucknowRs.75.62 Rs.75.65 -0.03
Petrol price in PanjimRs.70.57 Rs.70.36 0.21
Petrol price in PatnaRs.78.03 Rs.77.94 0.09
Petrol price in Port BlairRs.64.50 Rs.64.43 0.07
Petrol price in RaipurRs.75.21 Rs.75.08 0.13
Petrol price in RanchiRs.75.21 Rs.72.67 2.54
Petrol price in ShillongRs.74.17 Rs.74.10 0.07
Petrol price in ShimlaRs.73.83 Rs.74.17 -0.34
Petrol price in SrinagarRs.79.11 Rs.79.03 0.08
Petrol price in TrivandrumRs.77.85 Rs.77.77 0.08
Petrol price in SilvassaRs.72.81 Rs.72.65 0.16
Petrol price in DamanRs.72.59 Rs.72.51 0.08
Petrol price in PondicherryRs.73.63 Rs.73.60 0.03