No relief in sight as petrol, diesel prices hit a new high

WION Web Team
Delhi, India Published: May 25, 2018, 07:24 AM(IST)

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Petrol prices per litre in Delhi was recorded at Rs 77.83. For Mumbai petrol per litre was registered at Rs 85.65

Commuters are unlikely to get any relief from soaring oil prices today also as petrol and diesel on Friday morning hit an all-time high in the last five days. Petrol price per litre in Delhi was recorded at Rs 77.83. For Mumbai petrol per litre was registered at Rs 85.65, Rs 80.47 in Kolkata and Rs 80.80 per litre in Chennai. 

Diesel was selling at Rs Delhi 68.75 per litre in Delhi, Rs 73.20 in Mumbai, Rs 71.30 per litre in Kolkata and Rs 72.58 for a litre in Chennai. 

This is the fifth new high in oil prices recorded in the past five days. 

Date Delhi (petrol in Rs/per litre) Mumbai Kolkata Chennai
May 25 77.83 85.65 80.47 80.80
May 24 77.47 85.29 80.12 80.42
May 23 77.17 84.99 79.83 80.11
May 22 76.87 84.70 79.53 79.79
May 21 76.57 84.40 79.24 79.47
May 20 76.24 84.07 78.91 79.13

 

Petrol prices were recorded at Rs 77.47/litre in Delhi on Thursday morning while for Mumbai it stood at Rs 85.29/litre. In Delhi, the price of diesel was registered at Rs 68.53/litre and at Rs 72.96/litre for Mumbai.

Date  Delhi (diesel in Rs/per litre) Mumbai Kolkata Chennai
May 25 68.75 73.20 71.30 72.58
May 24 68.53 72.96 71.08 72.35
May 23 68.34 72.76 70.89 72.14
May 22 68.08 72.48 70.63 71.87
May 21 67.82 72.21 70.37 71.59
May 20 67.57 71.94 70.12 71.32

According to reports, petrol price in Delhi crossed Rs 77 per litre for the first time ever on Wednesday while in Mumbai, the petrol price amounted to 1 paise short of Rs 85 per litre. 

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