New Delhi: State-run oil marketing companies reduced the prices of petrol and diesel by 13-12 paise across the metros on Saturday.
In Delhi, the price of petrol was slashed to Rs 81.86 from Rs 81.99 per litre and diesel rates were lowered to Rs 72.93/litre from Rs 73.05 per litre, according to notifications by the state-run Indian Oil Corporation.
This is the second time petrol rates declined in September. Earlier, prices of petrol and diesel fell across all metropolitan cities on September 10 by 0.09 paise and 12 paise respectively. The rate of diesel has seen five cuts in September so far in Delhi, amounting to 63 paise.
Indian Oil Corporation, Bharat Petroleum Corporation and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation review petrol and diesel rates in different parts of the country on a daily basis.