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Petrol, Diesel Price Today, 13 Nov 2022: Fuel cost unchanged; Check rates in Delhi, Mumbai, other cities

The last country-wide change in fuel prices came on 21 May 2022, when FM Nirmala Sitharaman announced a cut in excise duty on petrol by Rs 8 per litre and Rs 6 per litre on diesel.

Petrol, Diesel Price Today, 13 Nov 2022: Fuel cost unchanged; Check rates in Delhi, Mumbai, other cities
In the fortnightly revision of windfall profit tax, the government cut the rate on export of diesel to Rs 8 per litre from Rs 10.5 per litre. Image: Reuters

The petrol and diesel rates remained steady on 13 November 2022, (Sunday), the prices for petrol and diesel have not fluctuated in over four months. In Delhi, petrol and diesel are retailing at Rs 96.72 and Rs 89.62 per litre, respectively. Public sector OMCs including Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL), Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL) update petrol and diesel rates daily at 6 AM, in line with international benchmark prices and forex rates.

The last country-wide change in fuel prices came on 21 May 2022, when FM Nirmala Sitharaman announced a cut in excise duty on petrol by Rs 8 per litre and Rs 6 per litre on diesel. Since the central government excise duty cut, some states have also reduced VAT rates on auto fuels. Meghalaya was the last to revise the fuel rates when it increased VAT on 24 August 2022, because of which petrol now costs Rs 96.83 per litre in Shillong and diesel is now priced at Rs. 84.72 per litre. The Maharashtra government announced a cut in value-added tax (VAT) on petrol by Rs 5 per litre and by Rs 3 per litre for diesel in July.

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

Mumbai: Petrol price: Rs 106.31 per litre, Diesel price: 94.27 per litre

Delhi: Petrol price: Rs 96.72 per litre, Diesel price: Rs 89.62 per litre

Chennai: Petrol price: Rs 102.63 per litre, Diesel price: Rs 94.24 per litre

Kolkata: Petrol price: Rs 106.03 per litre, Diesel price: Rs 92.76 per litre

Bengaluru: Petrol: Rs 101.94 per litre, Diesel: Rs 87.89 per litre

Lucknow: Petrol: Rs 96.57 per litre, Diesel: Rs 89.76 per litre

Noida: Petrol: Rs 96.79 per litre, Diesel: Rs 89.96 per litre

Gurugram: Petrol: Rs 97.18 per litre, Diesel: Rs 90.05 per litre

Chandigarh: Petrol: Rs 96.20 per litre, Diesel: Rs 84.26 per litre

India’s state-owned Oil Marketing Companies have lost an estimated $6.5 billion-$7 billion on sales of petrol and diesel because of a virtual freeze in retail costs between November 2021 and August 2022 and their earnings may remain weak this year since they have not recouped their losses as of yet, according to Moody’s. Indian Oil Corporation on October 29 reported a net loss of Rs 272.35 crores in the July-September quarter, marking the second consecutive loss in earnings.

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First published on: 13-11-2022 at 13:47 IST