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Petrol, diesel costs at present: Fuel charges stay unchanged on 11 May; petrol prices Rs 105.41 per litre in Delhi-Business News , Firstpost

Petrol and diesel costs on 11 May 2022: Petrol worth in Delhi stands at Rs 105.41 per litre whereas diesel is accessible for Rs 96.67. In Mumbai, petrol is retailing at Rs 120.51 whereas diesel prices Rs 104.77

A gas station in Gangtok. Image courtesy Wikimedia Commons

New Delhi: Petrol and diesel costs remained unchanged for over a month at a stretch with no change in charges on Wednesday. Earlier each petrol and diesel charges had been hiked by 80 paise a litre every, taking the entire enhance in charges in two weeks to Rs 10 per litre.

Petrol in Delhi now prices Rs 105.41 per litre, whereas diesel charge is Rs 95.87 per litre to Rs 96.67, in accordance with a worth notification of state gas retailers. In Mumbai, petrol and diesel costs per litre stand at Rs 120.51 and Rs 104.77 respectively.

Rates throughout the nation and differ from state to state, relying upon the incidence of native taxation.

In the final hike, the nation noticed the 14th enhance in gas costs for the reason that ending of a four-and-half-month lengthy hiatus in charge revision on 22 March.

On the primary 4 events, costs had been elevated by 80 paise a litre – the steepest single-day rise for the reason that day by day worth revision was launched in June 2017. On the next days, petrol worth went up by 50 paise and 30 paise a litre whereas diesel rose by 55 paise and 35 paise a litre. It was adopted by a hike of 80 paise in a litre of petrol and by 70 paise for diesel.

Prices had been on a freeze since 4 November forward of the Assembly elections in states like Uttar Pradesh and Punjab — a interval throughout which the price of uncooked materials (crude oil) soared by about $30 per barrel.

The charge revision was anticipated quickly after the counting of votes on 10 March nevertheless it was delay by a few weeks.

The enhance in retail worth warranted by crude oil costs rising in the course of the 137-day hiatus from round $82 per barrel to $120 is large however state-owned gas retailers Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL) are passing on the required enhance in phases.

Moody’s Investors Services final week acknowledged that state retailers collectively misplaced round $2.25 billion (Rs 19,000 crore) in income for holding petrol and diesel costs on maintain in the course of the election interval.

Oil corporations “will need to raise diesel prices by Rs 13.1-24.9 per litre and Rs 10.6-22.3 a litre on gasoline (petrol) at an underlying crude price of $100-120 per barrel,” in accordance with Kotak Institutional Equities.

CRISIL Research mentioned a Rs 9-12 per litre enhance in retail worth might be required for a full pass-through of a mean $100 per barrel crude oil and Rs 15-20 a litre hike if the common crude oil worth rises to $110-120.

India is 85 per cent depending on imports for assembly its oil wants and so retail charges alter accordingly to the worldwide motion.

Jet gas costs on Friday had been hiked by 2 per cent – the seventh straight enhance this yr – to an all-time excessive, reflecting a surge in international power costs.

Aviation turbine gas (ATF) – the gas that helps aeroplanes fly – was hiked by Rs 2,258.54 per kilolitre, or 2 per cent, to Rs 1,12,924.83 per kl within the nationwide capital, in accordance with a worth notification by state-owned gas retailers.

There was, nonetheless, no change within the worth of petrol and diesel on Friday. Prior to the second pause in 11 days, auto gas charges had gone up by Rs 6.40 per litre.

The enhance in ATF worth got here on the again of the steepest ever hike 18.three per cent (Rs 17,135.63 per kl) effected on 16 March.

Jet gas costs are revised on the first and 16th of each month primarily based on the common worldwide worth of benchmark gas within the previous fortnight.

Jet gas, which makes up for nearly 40 per cent of the operating price of an airline, has this yr surged to new highs.

ATF costs have elevated each fortnight for the reason that begin of 2022. In seven hikes starting 1 January, ATF costs have been elevated by Rs 38,902.92 kl or nearly 50 per cent.

With inputs from companies

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