The state oil companies today released petrol and diesel prices for Saturday 17th September. Oil majors have made no change to gasoline and diesel prices, bringing relief to common folk for the 119th straight day. This means that oil prices are stable today. While on the international market, the price of crude oil has been steadily declining over the past few days. Brett Crude is currently trading at around $91 a barrel.
On May 21, the government lowered the consumption tax. The excise duty on petrol has been reduced by Rs. 8 per liter and diesel by Rs. 6 per liter. Since then, petrol and diesel prices have fallen. After that, diesel became cheaper in the country by 9.50 rupees and 7 rupees per liter. Following the center’s announcement, the governments of Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Odisha and Kerala also reduced VAT.
Currently in Delhi, petrol costs 96.72 rupees per liter and diesel costs 89.62 rupees per liter. At the same time, petrol costs Rs 106.31 and diesel Rs 94.27 per liter in Mumbai. While in Kolkata petrol costs Rs 106.03 and diesel costs Rs 92.76 per litre. On the other hand, in Chennai, petrol costs Rs 102.63 and diesel costs Rs 94.24 per liter.
Cheapest petrol and diesel available here
The cheapest petrol and diesel are sold in Port Blair. Where the petrol price is 84.10 rupees per liter and the diesel price is 79.74 rupees per liter.
Gasoline-diesel price on September 17, 2022
Delhi: Petrol Rs 96.72 and diesel Rs 89.62 per litre.
Bombay: Petrol Rs 106.31 and Diesel Rs 94.27 per litre.
Calcutta: Petrol Rs 106.03 and Diesel Rs 92.76 per litre.
Chennai: Petrol Rs 102.63 and diesel Rs 94.24 per litre.
Hyderabad: Petrol Rs 109.66 and diesel Rs 97.82 per litre.
Bangalore: Petrol Rs 101.94 and Diesel Rs 87.89 per litre.
Thiruvananthapuram: Petrol Rs 107.71 and diesel Rs 96.52 per litre.
Port Blair: Petrol Rs 84.10 and diesel Rs 79.74 per litre.
Bhubaneswar: Petrol Rs 103.19 and Diesel Rs 94.76 per litre.
Chandigarh: Petrol Rs 96.20 and diesel Rs 84.26 per litre.
Happiness: Petrol Rs 96.57 and diesel Rs 89.76 per litre.
Noida: Petrol Rs 96.57 and diesel Rs 89.96 per litre.
Jaipur: Petrol Rs 108.48 and diesel Rs 93.72 per litre.
Patna: Petrol Rs 107.24 and Diesel Rs 94.04 per litre
Gurugram: Rs 97.18 and diesel Rs 90.05 per litre.
This is why petrol and diesel are expensive in rural areas
After adding excise taxes, dealer commissions and other things to the price of gasoline and diesel, the price almost doubles. Gasoline and diesel prices change daily based on crude oil prices in the international market and exchange rates.