Fuel prices today: Petrol, diesel rise again, reach two-year high



Petrol Price December 7, 2020 Update: Petrol prices on Monday continued to be on the rise. For the first time in the last two years, the rates of petrol and diesel have increased at such a huge pace.

From November 20 till now, oil companies have increased the prices of petrol and diesel 14 times in a row. Petrol, diesel prices went to this level in September 2018.

On Monday, the price of petrol has increased by 30-33 paise whereas diesel has become expensive by 25-31 paise. Petrol price in Delhi has been increased to Rs 83.71 per litre, which was Rs 83.41 per litre on Sunday. Similarly, the price of petrol in Mumbai has also increased by 33 paise, the rate has increased from 90.01 to 90.34 rupees per litre. Petrol in Kolkata has increased from Rs 84.86 per litre to Rs 85.19 per litre today. In Chennai, petrol is being sold at Rs 86.51, whereas on Sunday, the rate was Rs 86.21 per litre.

Petrol prices in 4 metro cities

CityYesterdayToday
Delhi83.4183.71
Mumbai90.0190.34
Kolkata84.8685.19
Chennai86.2186.51

Similarly, diesel prices have also increased on Monday. The price of diesel in Delhi was Rs 73.62 per litre yesterday, which has now risen to Rs 73.87 per litre. In Mumbai, diesel is being sold at 80.51 per litre, while yesterday the rate was Rs 80.20 per litre.

Diesel prices have also increased in Kolkata, the price of diesel here is Rs 77.44 per litre, which was Rs 77.15 per litre yesterday. Diesel in Chennai has increased from Rs 78.93 per litre to Rs 79.21 per litre.

Diesel price in 4 metro cities

CityYesterdayToday
Delhi73.6273.87
Mumbai80.280.51
Kolkata77.1577.44
Chennai78.9379.21

Fuel rates for the day announced at 6 AM

Petrol and diesel prices, if changed, are updated every day at 6 AM. The new rates come into effect from 6 AM onwards. The price of petrol and diesel almost doubles after adding excise duty, dealer commission and other items.

How to check petrol, diesel prices in your city

You can also know the daily rate of petrol and diesel in your city via SMS. Indian Oil customers can text ‘RSP’ at 9224992249 and BPCL consumers can write ‘RSP’ and send the message to 9223112222. HPCL consumers can find out the price by typing ‘HPPrice’ and sending the SMS to 9222201122.

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