New Delhi: Crude oil markets around the world have been badly affected since the drone attack on Saudi Arabian oil plants. Due to this, the price of petrol in Delhi has increased by Rs 1.59 per liter and diesel by Rs 1.31 in the last six days. On Sunday, the price of petrol in Delhi increased by 27 paise per liter. With this, petrol has reached the rate of Rs 73.62 per liter in Delhi. At the same time, the price of diesel in Delhi has increased by 18 paisa liter. In this way, diesel is being sold in Delhi at Rs 66.74 per liter.
According to the website of Indian Oil, petrol prices in Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai have increased to Rs 73.62, Rs 76.32, Rs 79.29 and Rs 76.52 per liter respectively. Diesel prices in the four metros have also increased to Rs 66.74, Rs 69.15, Rs 70.01 and Rs 70.56 per liter respectively. Petrol price in Delhi was Rs 74.07 per liter on 27 November 2018.
According to the notification of public sector petroleum companies, fuel prices have increased for the sixth consecutive day. Petrol prices have increased by Rs 1.59 a liter since 17 September. At the same time, diesel has become expensive by Rs 1.31 a litre.