New Delhi: Crude oil prices in the global market have increased significantly during the last 24 hours, and its impact was also seen on the retail prices of petrol and diesel released on Thursday morning. Let us tell you that the retail price of petrol and diesel released by the government oil companies is showing a jump in the cities of UP and Haryana today, while the price of oil has come down in Bihar. In fact, companies have not made any change in oil prices in the four metros of the country like Delhi-Mumbai even today. According to state-owned oil companies, petrol in Gautam Budh Nagar district (Noida-Greater Noida) is priced at Rs 96.76 per liter and diesel is being sold at Rs 89.93 per liter, up 17 paise.
At the same time, petrol in Lucknow has become expensive by 1 paise and reached Rs 96.48 per liter, while diesel has increased by 1 paise to Rs 89.67 per liter. In Gurugram today, petrol has become costlier by 29 paise, which is being sold at Rs 97.18 per liter, while diesel has increased by 29 paise to Rs 90.05 per liter. In Patna, petrol is retailing at Rs 107.24, while diesel costs Rs 94.04. At the same time, if we talk about crude oil, then in the last 24 hours, its prices are showing a jump of about two dollars.
Brent crude has increased by $2 to $85.43 a barrel. Let us tell you that WTI has also jumped more than $2 and it is selling at $ 80.43 per barrel. By the way, the prices of petrol and diesel change at 6 am every day. The new rates come into effect from 6 am. Let us tell you that after adding excise duty, dealer commission, VAT, and other things to the price of petrol and diesel, its price almost doubles from the original price. Yes and this is the reason why the prices of petrol and diesel appear so high.
You can also know the daily rate of petrol and diesel through SMS. Indian Oil customers can get information by writing RSP and their city code on 9224992249 number and BPCL consumers can get information by sending an SMS to 9223112222 number by writing RSP and their city code. At the same time, HPCL consumers can find out the price by writing HPPrice and their city code and sending it to the 9222201122 number.