New Delhi, Aug 16. There has been no increase in the rate of petrol and diesel today. Today, while the rate of petrol remained at Rs 96.72 per liter in Delhi, the rate of diesel remained stable at Rs 89.62 per litre. Government oil companies fix the rates of petrol and diesel every day after reviewing the prices. Indian Oil, Bharat Petroleum and Hindustan Petroleum revise, and issue petrol rates and diesel rates on a daily basis from 6 pm onwards. Let us know today’s latest rates of petrol and diesel in every city.
Know today’s latest rates in metros
Now the price of 1 liter of petrol in Delhi is Rs 96.72. At the same time, 1 liter diesel is at Rs 89.62 per liter.
Now the price of 1 liter of petrol in Kolkata is Rs 106.03. At the same time, 1 liter diesel is at Rs 92.76 per liter.
Now the price of 1 liter of petrol in Mumbai is Rs 106.31. Whereas 1 liter diesel is at Rs 94.27 per litre.
Now the price of 1 liter of petrol in Chennai is Rs 102.63. At the same time, 1 liter diesel is at Rs 94.24 per liter.
How to check your city rate
Petrol and diesel rates of your city can be checked daily through SMS. If you are a consumer of Indian Oil then you can send SMS to 9224992249 number by writing RSP dealer code and if you are a HPCL consumer then you can send SMS to 9222201122 number by typing HPPRICE dealer code. BPCL consumers can send RSP dealer code to 9223112222 number.
This is the basis for setting the price
Crude prices in the international market are often influenced by the dollar rate. If the dollar was expensive, buying crude would be more expensive and this increases the cost of petrol and diesel. On this basis, the prices of petrol and diesel are reviewed daily in the country and after that the rates are fixed afresh. This work is done by petroleum companies in the country.
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Know what is the share of tax in petrol
More than half of the money people pay for petrol and diesel sold in the market, is in the form of tax from the central government and the states. It is estimated that 55.5 percent tax on petrol and 47.3 percent tax on diesel is collected from people.
Petrol pump dealer’s commission makes fuel expensive
Petrol pump dealers in the country also charge their commission per liter on petrol and diesel. Its cost also gets added to the rate of petrol and diesel, which makes it expensive.
Know the meaning of 1 barrel
Crude oil is measured in barrels. This is the standard unit internationally. 1 barrel of crude oil means that about 159 liters of crude oil or crude oil. Petroleum products are obtained by refining this crude oil. Apart from petrol and diesel, substances like air fuel, kerosene, paraffin wax are also found from crude oil.
How much petrol do you get from 1 barrel of crude?
After refining 1 barrel of crude oil, about 74 liters of petrol, 36 liters of diesel, 20 liters of jet fuel, 6 liters of propane and about 34 liters of butane, asphalt, sulfur etc. are obtained.
Know how much paise liter was the rate of petrol in 1947
Nowadays the rate of petrol remains a matter of discussion. But you know that when the country became independent in 1947, what was the rate of petrol in the country. If you do not know, then know that at that time the rate of petrol in the country was 27 paise per liter.
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Know the latest rates of petrol and diesel on 16 August 2022
After the morning review on 16 August 2022, the petroleum companies have fixed the petrol and diesel rates as follows.
Story first published: Tuesday, August 16, 2022, 8:43 [IST]