Petrol and diesel prices have been continuously been hiked for third consecutive day today. The prices of both the fuel have saw an hike by 35 paise each.
|Metro city||Petrol rate in Rs/litre||Diesel rate in Rs./litre|
Here are the latest fuel rates as on October 16, 2021:
State-run oil marketing companies including BPCL, HPCL and IOC began revising fuel rates on a daily basis on September 24 after international crude rates hit close to a 3-year high. Notably, now the crude prices internationally have hit 7-year high and fuel rates in the country have been kept unchanged after 7 consecutive days of hike.
Know how to find fuel rates in your city
You can now fuel rates in your city by an SMS. As per the website of Indian oil, you would need to type RSP together with your city's code and send the same to the number 9224992249. For codes that are unique to each city, you can check the website of IOCL.
International crude rates
The surge in domestic fuel price comes on the back of international crude rates which are at their 7-month high levels. In the current regime, brent crude is ruling at levels of USD 84.62 per bbl.