There has been no increase in the rate of petrol and diesel today.
But the tax on petrol was reduced by the Delhi government on 1 December 2021.
Due to this, the rate of petrol in Delhi was reduced by Rs 8.56 per liter to Rs 95.41 per liter today.
At the same time, the rate of diesel remained at Rs 86.67 per liter.
Government oil companies after reviewing the prices fix the rates of petrol and diesel every day.
Indian Oil, Bharat Petroleum and Hindustan Petroleum revise, issue and revise petrol rate and diesel rate on daily basis from 6 pm onwards.
Know today’s latest rates in metros
Now the price of 1 liter of petrol in Delhi is Rs 95.41. Whereas 1 liter diesel is at Rs 86.67 per liter.
Now the price of 1 liter of petrol in Kolkata is Rs 104.67. At the same time, 1 liter diesel is at Rs 89.79 per liter.
Now the price of 1 liter of petrol in Mumbai is Rs 109.98. Whereas 1 liter diesel is at Rs 94.14 per liter.
Now the price of 1 liter of petrol in Chennai is Rs 101.51. Whereas 1 liter diesel is at Rs 91.53 per liter.
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.
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.