New Delhi: On Monday, the government oil companies have cut the prices of both petrol and diesel. Today, the price of petrol in Delhi has come down to Rs 81.72 per litre and diesel has reached Rs 72.78 per litre. According to information received from IOCL, today the price of one litre of petrol in Delhi is Rs 81.99 per litre. Petrol is being sold in Mumbai at Rs 88.38 per litre. Petrol is Rs 83.23 in Kolkata and Rs 84.77 per litre in Chennai.
Apart from the four metros, petrol is Rs 82.08 in Noida, Rs 81.24 in Ranchi, Rs 81.98 per litre in Lucknow. If we talk about diesel, the price of one litre of diesel in Delhi today is Rs 72.78 per litre. Diesel is being sold at Rs 79.29 per litre in Mumbai, 76.28 per litre in Kolkata and Rs 78.12 per litre in Chennai.
Crude oil has returned to the global market. Benchmark crude oil Brent crude prices have seen a sharp decline after three consecutive sessions and the price has reached $ 40 per barrel. Government-run oil marketing companies- Indian Oil, Bharat Petroleum and Hindustan Petroleum implement any price revision every day from 6 am onwards. Petrol-diesel prices change daily and are updated at 6 am.