Petrol price down 6 paise across metros
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS): Petrol price declined by 6 paise across the four metropolitan cities in the country on Sunday, data from the Indian Oil Corp’s website showed.
In Delhi, petrol was sold for INR 69.93 per litre, down from INR 69.99 a litre on Saturday.
In Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai, petrol was sold for INR 72.19, INR 75.63 and INR 72.64 a litre, respectively, against the previous levels of INR 72.25, INR 75.69 and INR 72.70 per litre.
Fuel prices declined for the fourth straight day on Sunday. The price of the other key transportation fuel, diesel, fell 9-10 paise in the four cities.
Diesel price in Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai on Sunday were INR 63.84, INR 65.76, INR 66.93 and INR 67.52 per litre, respectively, down from INR 63.93, INR 65.85, INR 67.03 and INR 67.62 a litre on Saturday.
The fall in domestic fuel prices came on the back of decline in global crude oil prices. Brent crude oil is currently priced at around $62 per barrel.