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Petrol Diesel Prices Today: Check fuel rates in your city

Petrol Diesel Rates Today, July 12, 2022: In Delhi, petrol costs Rs 96.72 per litre, while diesel is available for Rs 89.62 per litre. In Mumbai, petrol stands at Rs 111.35 per litre, while diesel costs Rs 97.28 per litre. Read more to find out fuel prices in your city.

Diesel & Petrol Rates Today in India July 12, 2022: (REUTERS/File Photo)

Fuel Prices Today Latest Updates: Petrol and diesel prices remained stagnant across the country for the 51st successive day on Tuesday, July 12, 2022.

In Delhi, petrol continues to retail at Rs 96.72 per litre, while diesel is available for Rs 89.62 per litre. Simultaneously, in Mumbai, petrol costs Rs 111.35 per litre, while diesel is priced at Rs 97.28.

In May, the excise tax on petrol and diesel was reduced by Rs 8 and Rs 6, respectively by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. This resulted in a fall in petrol and diesel prices in the national capital by Rs 8.69 per litre and Rs 7.05 per litre, respectively, on May 22.

Based on local taxes (VAT) and freight charges, the price of petrol and diesel varies from state to state in India. In addition to this, the central government also collects an excise duty on the two auto fuels.

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The Centre announced an export duty of Rs 6 per litre on petrol and ATF and Rs 13 per litre on diesel, earlier this month. Additionally, it also imposed a cess of Rs 23,250 per tonne (by way of special additional excise duty) on domestic crude oil being sold to domestic refineries at international parity prices to counteract producers’ windfall profits from high oil prices abroad.

Generally, the oil marketing companies (OMCs) adjust the petrol and diesel rates daily based on the average price of benchmark fuel in the international market in the preceding 15-days and foreign exchange rates.

In the international market, Brent crude futures for September had fallen $1.81 (1.7 per cent) to $105.29 a barrel by 0633 GMT, while US West Texas Intermediate crude for August delivery was at $102.14 a barrel, down $1.95 (1.9 per cent), Reuters data showed.

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Petrol and diesel rates in major cities on Tuesday, July 12, 2022:

City Petrol (Rs/litre) Diesel (Rs/litre)
New Delhi 96.72 89.62
Mumbai 111.35 97.28
Kolkata 106.03 92.76
Chennai 102.63 94.24
Bengaluru 101.94 87.89
Hyderabad 109.66 97.82
Patna 107.24 94.04
Bhopal 108.65 93.90
Jaipur 108.48 93.72
Lucknow 96.57 89.76
Thiruvananthapuram 107.71 96.52
Source: Indian Oil Corporation

 

First published on: 12-07-2022 at 12:57:34 pm
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