OIL & GAS

Fuel prices touch fresh record highs; After petrol, diesel nears Rs 100/litre mark in Rajasthan

Petrol and diesel price today: After being steady for a day, prices of petrol and diesel were hiked again on Wednesday, June 9, 2021, touching fresh record highs across the country. In the national capital, the petrol price rose by 25 paise while that of diesel too inched up 25 paise.

Following the latest price revision, petrol in Delhi is now retailing at Rs 95.56 a litre while diesel is selling at Rs 86.47. In the financial capital Mumbai, petrol price now stands at Rs 101.76 while diesel costs Rs 93.85, data available on Indian Oil Corporation’s website showed.

Fuel prices have been on the rise since the past month (May 4) after oil marketing companies (OMCs) resumed their price revisions ending an 18-day hiatus that coincided with the assembly elections in key states. The prices were hiked 16 times in May and five times so far in June.

During this period, petrol price has increased by Rs 5.16 per litre and diesel has climbed by Rs 5.74 in New Delhi.

Source
Indian Express
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