Fuel prices have moved upwards even today (February 16). Indian oil marketing companies are unable to provide any relief to motorists as pressure in crude oil prices in global markets rise. On Monday, oil prices in the global market were 13-months high.
Today, petrol prices in Mumbai, New Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata and Bangalore were up by 29 paise, 30 paise, 26 paise, 26 paise and 31 paise respectively. In the case of diesel, it was up by 38 paise, 35 paise, 33 paise, 35 paise, and 37 paise in Mumbai, New Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata and Bangalore respectively.
On February 16, in the financial capital, petrol was priced at Rs 95.75 per litre and diesel was priced at Rs 86.72 per litre. In the last seven days, the petrol price was up by Rs 2.26 and diesel became costlier by Rs 2.73.
In New Delhi, the price of petrol and diesel is at Rs 89.29 and Rs 79.70 per litre respectively. In the last seven days, the petrol price was up by Rs 2.34 and diesel price increased by Rs 2.57.
On Tuesday, the petrol was priced at Rs 90.54, Rs 91.45 and Rs 92.28 per litre in Kolkata, Chennai and Bangalore respectively. Diesel was sold at Rs 83.29, Rs 84.77 and Rs 84.49 in Kolkata, Chennai and Bangalore respectively.