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Petrol and diesel price May 6: Fuel cost unmoved for a month now; Check prices in Delhi, Mumbai, other cities

Petrol and Diesel Price Today in India: Petrol and Diesel Rate on May 6 were left unchanged keeping prices steady for a month straight.

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Crude oil prices moved lower on Friday morning. (Image: REUTERS)

Petrol and Diesel Rate Today in Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai, Lucknow: Petrol prices have been left untouched for an entire month by oil marketing companies (OMC) on May 6. Prices have been steady since April 6 after OMCs hiked prices by Rs 10 per litre through 14 price hikes across major cities. Petrol in the National Capital of Delhi is currently priced at Rs 105.41 per litre, after the last hike of 80 paise nearly a month ago. Diesel in the city is priced at Rs 95.87. In Mumbai, a litre of petrol and diesel cost Rs 120.51 and Rs 104.71, respectively. Public sector OMCs including Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL), Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL) revise the fuel prices daily in line with benchmark international prices and foreign exchange rates. 

Prices have increased across states but the magnitude of the revision in prices varies from state to state. Any changes in petrol and diesel prices are implemented with effect from 6 am every day. Retail petrol and diesel prices differ from state to state on account of local taxes like VAT or freight charges. Petrol prices have touched fresh highs recently, hitting as much as Rs 122.93 per litre in Sri Ganganagar, Rajasthan.

Petrol, diesel prices in Chennai, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Lucknow, Noida, Gurugram

Mumbai: Petrol price: Rs 120.51 per litre, Diesel price: 104.71 per litre

Delhi: Petrol price: Rs 105.41 per litre, Diesel price: Rs 95.87 per litre

Chennai: Petrol price: Rs 110.85 per litre, Diesel price: Rs 100.94 per litre

Kolkata: Petrol price: Rs 115.12 per litre, Diesel price: Rs 99.83 per litre

Bengaluru: Petrol: Rs 111.09 per litre, Diesel: Rs 94.79 per litre

Noida: Petrol: Rs 105.47 per litre, Diesel: Rs 97.03 per litre

Gurugram: Petrol: Rs 105.86 per litre, Diesel: Rs 97.10 per litre

Chandigarh: Petrol: Rs 104.74, Diesel: Rs 90.83 per litre

Crude Oil price

Crude oil prices moved lower on Friday morning, as investors weighed the concerts around the threat to supply along with reports of growing covid-19 cases that could hit demand. Brent crude futures fell 37 cents to trade near $110.53 per barrel. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were down 33 cents to hover around $107.93 a barrel.

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