The prices of diesel and petrol were increased on Sunday. This was a second straight hike after effecting no changes on Friday. It must be noted that the Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) release the prices of diesel and petrol on a daily basis. The petrol price hike is around 35 paise while that of Diesel is 25 paise.
If you are planning to fill your tank and want to know the current prices before stepping out of your homes, you can do it easily by doing this. You can check Petrol and Diesel price by sending SMS to 92249 92249. SMS “RSP <space>Dealer Code of Petrol Pump”. You can find the dealer code from IOCL website.
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DELHI – On Sunday, Petrol price was at Rs 98.46 while Diesel Price was at Rs 88.90.
MUMBAI – Petrol price was at Rs 104.56 while the Diesel Price was at Rs 96.42.
KOLKATA – Petrol price was at Rs 98.30 while the Diesel Price was at Rs 91.75.
CHENNAI – Petrol price was at Rs 99.49 while the Diesel Price was at Rs 93.46.
New Delhi – SMS Text – RSP 102072
Mumbai – SMS Text – RSP 108412
Faridabad – SMS Text – RSP 102287
Noida – SMS Text – RSP 155444
Kolkata – SMS Text – RSP 119941
Chennai – SMS Text – RSP 133593
Ghaziabad – SMS Text – RSP 154410
Gurgaon – SMS Text – RSP 102082
Petrol, Diesel Price – The outlook for crude oil remains positive globally and is expected to take a rise, Expert Anuj Gupta, Vice President (VP), Commodity and Currency Research at IIFL Securities opines. He had told that the prices would increase in the near term that may have an impact of petrol and diesel. While the near term targets given by Gupta for Brent Crude and WTI have almost been achieved, there is a further upside because of Global demand picking up now.
On Friday, oil prices edged up witnessing a fifth consecutive week of gains on expectations that demand growth will outstrip supply and OPEC+ producers will be cautious in returning more crude to the market from August, Reuters reported.
Brent futures rose 51 cents, or 0.7 per cent, to USD 76.07 a barrel by 2:18 pm EDT (1818 GMT), while US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude rose 68 cents, or 0.9 per cent, to USD 73.98.
States in which petrol prices have touched Rs 100 are Bihar, Maharashtra, Kerala, Odisha and Odisha.