Last Updated: February 13, 2024, 07:54 IST
Fuel rates in India: Petrol and diesel prices today on February 13. (Representative image)
Petrol Diesel Price Today: Check city-wise petrol and diesel prices on February 13 here
Petrol, Diesel Prices Today On February 13, 2024: Crude oil prices are once again rising in the global market. The price of Brent crude has crossed $82. Its effect was also visible on the prices of petrol and diesel before Valentine’s Day. There is a change in the oil prices released by government oil companies on Tuesday morning. Today, oil prices have decreased in many cities and have increased in many places.
In India, the pricing of petrol and diesel is subject to influences like freight charges, value-added tax (VAT), and local taxes, resulting in different rates across states.
Petrol Diesel Price Today Rate Changes
According to government oil companies, today petrol in Gautam Buddha Nagar (Noida-Greater Noida) became cheaper by 41 paise and is being sold at Rs 96.59 per litre. Here diesel has also declined by 38 paise to Rs 89.76 per litre. In Patna, the capital of Bihar, today petrol has increased by 30 paise to Rs 107.54 per liter and diesel is being sold with an increase of 28 paise to Rs 94.32 per litre. Petrol also became costlier in Haryana’s capital Gurugram and increased by 20 paise to Rs 96.97 per litre, while diesel has increased by 19 paise and is being sold at Rs 89.84 per litre.
Petrol Diesel Price Today In India (Check city-wise rate list below)
Mumbai Petrol & Diesel Price
As of February 13, the price of petrol in Mumbai continued to exceed the Rs 100 mark, reaching Rs 106.31 per litre, while diesel was priced at Rs 94.27 per litre.
Delhi Diesel Price Today
As of February 13, the cost of diesel is priced at Rs 89.62 per litre.
Delhi Petrol Price Today
As of February 13, the cost of petrol in Delhi is Rs 96.72 per litre.
Check city-wise petrol and diesel prices on February 13:
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In India, fuel prices have remained steady since May 2022, following a reduction in fuel taxes by the central government and several states.
Fuel retail prices are adjusted by OMCs daily at 6 am based on the global price of crude oil. The government oversees fuel prices through mechanisms such as excise tax, base pricing, and price caps.
Factors Affecting Petrol And Diesel Prices In India
Crude oil price: The primary raw material for the production of petrol and diesel is crude oil, and as such, its price directly influences the ultimate cost of these fuels.
The exchange rate between the Indian rupee and the US dollar: As a major importer of crude oil, India’s petrol and diesel prices are also influenced by the exchange rate between the Indian rupee and the US dollar.
Tax: Various taxes on petrol and diesel are imposed by both the central and state governments. These taxes may differ across states, exerting a notable influence on the ultimate prices of petrol and diesel.
The cost of refining:
The final price of petrol and diesel is additionally influenced by the expenses incurred in refining crude oil into these fuels. The refining process can be costly, and the refining expenses may fluctuate based on factors like the type of crude oil utilised and the efficiency of the refinery.
The demand for petrol and diesel: The demand for petrol and diesel can also affect their prices. If demand for these fuels increases, it can lead to higher prices.
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