Crude oil prices in the international market continue to fall. Yes, and it's affecting India as well. Let us tell you that the state-run oil companies of the country have released the new rates of petrol and diesel this morning i.e. on Sunday. In fact, Brent crude remains around $94 a barrel. At the same time, the price of petrol in all the three metros, including Mumbai, except Delhi, is currently going up by 100 rupees.
However, it is a matter of relief that there has been no change in oil prices. In fact, oil prices have remained stable in all the major cities of the country, including the four metropolitan cities. With this, petrol is being sold at Rs 96.72 a litre in the national capital and Rs 106.31 a litre in Mumbai. At the same time, dealers say that if the price of crude goes up, then the companies can increase the price of petrol and diesel again. In Delhi, petrol is Rs 96.72 and diesel is Rs 89.62 per litre, in Mumbai, petrol is Rs 106.31 and diesel is Rs 94.27 per litre.
With this, in Chennai, petrol is Rs 102.63 and diesel is Rs 94.24 per litre, in Kolkata, petrol is Rs 106.03 and diesel is Rs 92.76 per litre. Let us also tell you that the prices of petrol and diesel change at 6 a.m. every day. In fact, the new rates come into effect from 6 a.m. At the same time, after adding excise duty, dealer commission, VAT and other things to the price of petrol and diesel, its price is almost doubled from the original price. That is why the prices of petrol and diesel appear so high.