Know today’s latest rates in metros
Now the price of 1 liter petrol in Delhi is Rs 96.72. Whereas 1 liter of diesel is priced at Rs 89.62 per litre.
1 liter petrol now costs Rs 106.03 in Kolkata. Whereas 1 liter of diesel is priced at Rs 92.76 per litre.
1 liter petrol now costs Rs 106.31 in Mumbai. Whereas 1 liter diesel is priced at Rs 94.27 per litre.
1 liter petrol now costs Rs 102.63 in Chennai. Whereas 1 liter of diesel is priced at Rs 94.24 per litre.
How to check rate of your city
The rate of petrol and diesel of your city can be checked daily through SMS. If you are a consumer of Indian Oil, you can send an SMS to 9224992249 by typing the dealer code RSP and if you are a consumer of HPCL, you can send an SMS to 9222201122 by typing the dealer code HPPRICE. BPCL consumer can send RSP dealer code to 9223112222 number.
This is the basis for fixing the price
Crude prices in the international market are often influenced by the dollar rate. If the dollar was expensive, then buying crude would be more expensive and this increases the price 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. Petroleum companies do this work in the country.
Know 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 taxes by the central government and the states. It is estimated that 55.5 percent tax is collected from people on petrol and 47.3 percent tax on diesel.
Petrol pump dealer’s commission makes fuel expensive
Petrol pump dealers in the country also take their commission on every liter of petrol and diesel. Its cast also adds to the rate of petrol and diesel, making it costlier.
meaning of 1 barrel
Crude oil is measured in barrels. It is the international standard unit. 1 barrel of crude oil means 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 aviation fuel, kerosene, paraffin wax are also found from crude oil.
How much petrol is obtained 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 available.
Know how much paise a liter was the rate of petrol in 1947
Nowadays the rate of petrol has become a matter of discussion. But do 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 was 27 paise per liter in the country.