Fuel prices were slashed on Saturday. Petrol became cheaper by up to 30 paise and diesel price down by up to 32 paise across all major cities of the country.
In Delhi, Petrol price down by 29 paise from Rs 69.55 to Rs 69.26 per litre and diesel is selling at Rs 66.32 down 30 paise.
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In Noida, petrol is sold at Rs 68.35 down by 12 paise. Diesel in Noida is selling at Rs 62.82 per litre, cheaper by 15 paise on Saturday.
In Mumbai, petrol is selling at Rs 74.89 compared to Rs 75.18 yesterday while diesel price is now selling at Rs 66.25 per litre.
In Kolkata, petrol is sold at Rs 71.37 per litre compared to 71.65 yesterday and diesel price down by 30 paise to Rs 65.07 per litre. In Chennai, petrol is sold at Rs 71.85 while diesel is selling at Rs 66.84 per litre on Saturday.
Worth mention here International crude oil rates fell on Friday ahead of the New Year holiday as international crude benchmarks moved towards their lowest levels in more than a year. Brent crude oil dropped 56 cents to a fresh low of $51.60 per barrel before recovering some ground to close at $53.03 per barrel.