Consumers proceed to get aid from rising gas prices as oil advertising companies (OMCs) have stored pump prices of petrol and diesel unchanged put up revision of duties by the state governments on Diwali eve.
Accordingly, petrol and diesel prices remained static for the fifteenth consecutive day on Friday, beneath the every day worth revision mechanism adopted by oil advertising companies.
The pump worth of petrol in Delhi, which fell to Rs 103.97 a litre at 6 a. m. on November 4 from earlier day’s Rs 110.04 a litre, stays on the similar stage. The diesel prices additionally remained unchanged within the capital at Rs 86.67 a litre.
In the monetary capital Mumbai, petrol continues to be priced at Rs 109.98 a litre and diesel Rs 94.14 a litre.
Prices additionally remained static in Kolkata the place the petrol worth lowered by Rs 5.82 to Rs 104.67 per litre and that of diesel by Rs 11.77 to Rs 89.79 per litre within the first week of November.
Petrol prices in Chennai additionally stays at Rs 101.40 per litre and diesel Rs 91.43 per litre.
Across the nation as effectively, the gas charges largely remained unchanged however the retail charges diversified relying on the extent of native taxes.
The world crude prices which has touched three yr excessive stage of over $85 a barrel on a number of events in previous one month has softened now to under $ 82 barrel. Rise in US stock has pushed down crude prices however OPEC+ determination on solely gradual enhance in manufacturing in December might elevate it additional. This might put stress on oil companies to revise gas prices upwards once more.
Before worth cuts and pause, diesel prices have elevated on 30 out of the final 56 days taking on its retail worth by Rs 9.90 per litre in Delhi.
Petrol prices have additionally risen on 28 of the earlier 52 days taking on its pump worth by Rs 8.85 per litre.
Since, January 1, petrol and diesel prices have risen by greater than Rs 26 a litre earlier than the obligation cuts.
The excise obligation reduce by the Centre on November 3 was first such train because the onset of Covid pandemic. In truth, the federal government had revised excise obligation on petrol and diesel sharply in March and once more in May final yr to mobilise extra assets for Covid aid measures.
The excise obligation was raised by Rs 13 and Rs 16 per litre on petrol and diesel between March 2020 and May 2020 and was standing excessive at Rs 31.8 on diesel and Rs 32.9 per litre on petrol earlier than the Centre lastly selected obligation reduce.
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