Petrol and Diesel Price Today in India: Petrol and Diesel Rate on October 7 were hiked for the third day straight taking price in Mumbai close to Rs 100 per litre mark.
Petrol and Diesel Rate Today in Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai, Hyderabad: Price of petrol and diesel were hiked by oil marketing companies for the day straight on Thursday, taking fuel rates to record highs as crude oil prices jump. Petrol in the national capital today costs Rs 103.24 per litre, up 30 paise since yesterday while diesel in the capital city is retailing at Rs 91.77 per litre, an increase of 35 paise. Petrol and diesel rates have increased 5 times so far in October. 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 price and foreign exchange rates.
Mumbai’s petrol cost is still the highest across metro cities, standing at a staggering Rs 109.25 per litre. Diesel in the country’s financial capital costs Rs 99.55 per litre. The divergence in prices between Delhi and Mumbai is due to various local VAT charges in different cities. Petrol and Diesel prices are fixed on the basis of freight charges, local taxes, and VAT. Petrol has crossed the Rs 100-a-litre mark in Delhi, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Jammu and Kashmir, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Ladakh, and some cities of Bihar and Punjab.
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Petrol, diesel prices in Chennai, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, UP, Punjab, Haryana, Pune
-Chennai: Petrol prices – Rs 100.75 per litre; Diesel prices – Rs 96.26 per litre
-Kolkata: Petrol prices – Rs 103.94 per litre; Diesel prices – Rs 94.88 per litre
-Pune: Petrol prices – Rs 108.80 per litre; Diesel prices – Rs 97.58 per litre
-Bengaluru: Petrol prices – Rs 106.83 per litre; Diesel prices – Rs 97.40 per litre
-Hyderabad: Petrol prices – Rs 107.40 per litre; Diesel prices – Rs 100.13 per litre
-Noida (UP): Petrol prices – 100.53 per litre; Diesel prices – Rs 92.39 per litre
-Mohali (Punjab): Petrol prices – Rs 105.40 per litre; Diesel prices – 94.89 per litre
-Chandigarh: Petrol prices Rs 99.38 per litre; Diesel prices – Rs 91.50 per litre
-Gurugram (Haryana): Petrol prices – Rs 100.95 per litre; Diesel prices – Rs 92.50 per litre
Crude Oil price
Crude oil prices dropped on Thursday morning as US oil inventories increased. According to Reuters, Brent crude futures were trading at $81.06 per barrel. U.S. West Texas Intermediate futures were at $77.10 a barrel.