New Delhi (LokSatya). There was no change in the prices of petrol and diesel domestically for the second consecutive day on Wednesday, despite the rise in crude oil prices by more than a dollar a barrel in the international market.
Petrol prices on Monday rose to a new record high by 28 paise, while diesel became cheaper after nearly three months. Earlier on Sunday there was no change in the prices.
Petrol price crossed Rs 101 per liter in Delhi and Rs 107 per liter in Mumbai for the first time after Monday’s hike.
According to leading oil marketing company Indian Oil Corporation, there has been no change in the prices of petrol and diesel on Wednesday.
The price of petrol in Delhi increased by 28 paise to Rs 101.19 per liter. Diesel became cheaper by 16 paise to Rs 89.72 per liter for the first time since April 15.
Petrol was costlier by Rs 8.41 and diesel by Rs 8.45 in May and June in Delhi. So far in July, the price of petrol has increased by Rs 2.38 and that of diesel by 56 paise per liter.
Petrol and diesel prices are reviewed daily and based on that new prices are implemented every day from 6 am.
Today the prices of petrol and diesel in four metros of the country were as follows:
City Name——Petrol Rs/Litre——Diesel Rs/Litre
Delhi————— 101.19—————— 89.72