New Delhi: Indian oil marketing companies have released the latest prices of petrol and diesel today like everyday. However, Indian oil companies have kept the prices of petrol and diesel stable on Saturday as well. In this way, today is the 119th consecutive day when no change has been made in the price of petrol and diesel in the country. On the inflation front, relief news has come for the common people even today.
Government oil companies today released the prices of petrol and diesel for Saturday 17 September. Oil companies have not made any change in the price of petrol and diesel, giving relief to the common people for the 119th consecutive day. That is, even today the prices of oil are stable. Whereas in the international market, the price of crude oil has been continuously softening for the last several days. Currently, Brett crude is around $91 per barrel.
Earlier on May 21, the government had cut excise duty. Excise duty on petrol was cut by Rs 8 per liter and diesel by Rs 6 per liter. Since then the price of petrol and diesel has come down. After this, diesel became cheaper by Rs 9.50 and Rs 7 per liter in the country. After the announcement of the Center, the governments of Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Odisha and Kerala also cut VAT.
At present, petrol in Delhi is priced at Rs 96.72 per liter and diesel is being sold at Rs 89.62 per litre. At the same time, petrol is getting Rs 106.31 and diesel Rs 94.27 per liter in Mumbai. Whereas petrol in Kolkata is Rs 106.03 and diesel Rs 92.76 per liter. On the other hand, petrol is selling at Rs 102.63 and diesel at Rs 94.24 per liter in Chennai.
Cheapest petrol and diesel available here
The cheapest petrol and diesel is being sold in Port Blair. Where the price of petrol is Rs 84.10 per liter and the price of diesel is Rs 79.74 per liter.
Petrol Diesel Price on 17th September 2022
Delhi: Petrol Rs 96.72 and Diesel Rs 89.62 per liter.
Mumbai: Petrol Rs 106.31 and Diesel Rs 94.27 per liter.
Kolkata: Petrol Rs 106.03 and Diesel Rs 92.76 per liter.
Chennai: Petrol Rs 102.63 and Diesel Rs 94.24 per liter.
Hyderabad: Petrol Rs 109.66 and Diesel Rs 97.82 per liter.
Bangalore: Petrol Rs 101.94 and diesel Rs 87.89 per liter.
Thiruvananthapuram: Petrol Rs 107.71 and Diesel Rs 96.52 per liter.
Port Blair: Petrol Rs 84.10 and Diesel Rs 79.74 per liter.
Bhubaneswar: Petrol Rs 103.19 and Diesel Rs 94.76 per liter.
Chandigarh: Petrol Rs 96.20 and Diesel Rs 84.26 per liter.
Lucknow: Petrol Rs 96.57 and Diesel Rs 89.76 per liter.
Noida: Petrol Rs 96.57 and Diesel Rs 89.96 per liter.
Jaipur: Petrol Rs 108.48 and Diesel Rs 93.72 per liter.
Patna: Petrol Rs 107.24 and Diesel Rs 94.04 per liter
Gurugram: Rs 97.18 and diesel Rs 90.05 per liter.
Here’s why petrol and diesel are expensive in the country
After adding excise duty, dealer commission and other things to the price of petrol and diesel, its price almost doubles. Petrol and diesel prices change daily based on what are the crude prices in the international market along with the foreign exchange rates.