Oil marketing companies today slashed petrol and diesel prices amid a decline in global oil prices. Petrol prices today saw a cut of around 20 paise a litre in top cities while diesel prices witnessed a fall of around 15 paise.
In Delhi, petrol today retailed at Rs 69.55 a litre, in Kolkata Rs 71.65, in Mumbai Rs 75.18, in Chennai Rs 72.16, in Bengaluru Rs 70.11 and Rs 69.6 in Noida. This is the lowest price of petrol in Delhi so far this year. Similarly, in Delhi, diesel today retailed at Rs 63.62 a litre, in Kolkata Rs 65.37, in Mumbai Rs 66.57, in Chennai Rs 67.16, in Bengaluru Rs 63.97 and Rs 63.09 in Noida.
Domestic petrol and diesel prices have been on a downtrend since hitting record highs in October. Petrol prices had hit a record high of Rs 84 per litre in Delhi and Rs 91.34 in Mumbai on October 4 when crude prices were hovering around $85 a barrel. Read More
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