Petrol-Diesel Price: Crude oil rolled, but the price of petrol and diesel did not change, the government also refused to cut
in the country for 31 consecutive days petrol and diesel prices There has been no change in (petrol-diesel price). Oil marketing companies have kept oil prices stable even on Tuesday, August 17, 2021. Retail fuel prices are currently running at their record high in the country. The demand for oil is not improving due to the concern of delta variants of Kovid-19, due to which the market is seeing a decline. On Monday, there has been a sharp fall in the futures prices of crude oil. Crude oil prices fell by Rs 95 to Rs 4,986 per barrel in futures trade. Globally, West Texas Intermediate crude oil fell 1.86 per cent to USD 67.17 a barrel in New York. Brent crude, considered the global benchmark, fell 1.62 per cent to $69.45 per barrel.
What did the Finance Minister say about the cut in prices?
on Monday Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman On the possibility of reducing the excise duty on fuel, the government has said that the government would have been in a position to reduce the excise duty on fuel (petrol-diesel) if it was not burdened to pay for the oil bonds of the UPA era. Refusing to cut excise duty on petrol and diesel to bring down the high prices of petrol and diesel, he said his hands were tied in the past due to payments being made in lieu of huge subsidies given on fuel. He also said that the Center and the states need to sit together and find a way to address the issue of high petroleum prices.
Current rates of petrol and diesel
Delhi: Petrol – ₹101.84 per litre; Diesel – ₹89.87 per liter
Mumbai: Petrol – ₹107.83 per litre; Diesel – ₹97.45 per liter
Kolkata: Petrol – ₹102.08 per litre; Diesel – ₹93.02 per liter
Chennai: Petrol – Rs 102.49 per liter; Diesel – ₹94.39 per liter
Bangalore: Petrol – ₹105.25 per litre; Diesel – ₹95.26 per liter
Bhopal: Petrol – ₹110.20 per liter; Diesel – ₹98.67 per liter
Lucknow: Petrol – Rs 98.92 per liter, Diesel – Rs 90.26 per liter
Patna: Petrol – ₹104.25 per litre; Diesel – ₹95.57 per liter
Chandigarh: Petrol – ₹97.93 per litre; Diesel – ₹89.50 per
Check oil price in your city
Petrol-diesel prices change every day in the country, which are applicable at every petrol pump in the country from 6 am. Since the local VAT of each state is different, the fuel prices may vary from state to state. You can know the prices of petrol and diesel every day from your phone through an SMS. For this you can send SMS to mobile number 9224992249 under Indian Oil SMS service. Your message will be something like- RSP<स्पेस>petrol pump dealer code You can check the RSP code of your area by visiting the site. After sending this message, information about the latest fuel price will come in your phone.