New Delhi: Petrol prices rose by 35 paise in Delhi on Friday, 34 paise in Kolkata and Mumbai while 37 paise per liter in Chennai, which is the biggest hike since July. Diesel prices have also increased by 28 paise in Delhi and Kolkata while in Mumbai and Chennai by 30 paise per liter. Due to the rise in the price of crude oil in the international market, the daily increase in the price of petrol and diesel continues.
Crude oil prices in the international market rose suddenly by nearly 20 percent on Monday during the first trading session of this week after the drone attack on Saudi Arabian oil installations, the biggest one-day gain after 28 years. was. The drone attack was reportedly claimed by the Houthi rebels in Yemen. After this, although the price of oil again fell, on Friday, the trend continued again.
According to the website of Indian Oil, at present the prices of petrol in Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, and Chennai have increased to Rs 73.06, Rs 75.77, Rs 78.73 and Rs 75.93 per liter respectively. Diesel prices in the four metros have also increased to Rs 66.29, Rs 68.70, Rs 69.54 and Rs 70.07 per liter respectively.