Crude oil is getting cheaper in the International market, but the price of petrol and diesel continues to rise. Petrol and diesel prices have increased for the third consecutive day. Petrol has become costlier by 5 paisa per liter and diesel by 12 paise per liter. Petrol has become costlier by 27 paise per liter and diesel by 38 paisa per liter in the last three days. Brent crude is currently trading at $ 65.07 per barrel in the international market.
There was no change in price on 8 January. Before that, petrol and diesel became expensive for six consecutive days. Petrol in the capital Delhi was Rs 75.14 per liter on 31 December. So far in January, it has become 87 paise expensive. On December 31, the diesel rate was Rs 67.96 per liter. So far in January, it has become expensive by Rs 1.21.
Petrol today costs Rs 76.01 and diesel Rs 69.17 per liter in the capital Delhi. Petrol in Mumbai Rs 81.60 and Diesel Rs 72.54, Kolkata Petrol Rs 78.59 and Diesel Rs 71.54, Chennai Petrol Rs 78.98 and Diesel Rs 73.10, Noida Petrol Rs 77.04 and Diesel Rs 69.45 and Gurugram Petrol Rs 75.24 and Diesel Rs 67.98 This is a Litre.