Petrol prices remained unchanged for the fifth consecutive day today across all the major cities in the country. Diesel prices also stayed same.

In Delhi, a litre of petrol costs 71.94. Those who are in Mumbai have to pay 77.6 for a litre of petrol. In Kolkata, petrol is retailed at 74.58 a litre. A litre of petrol is available at 74.73 in Chennai.

A litre of diesel is available at 64.77 in Delhi. In Kolkata, diesel is retailing at 67.09. In Mumbai, you have to pay 67.87 for a litre of diesel. In Chennai, diesel is priced at 68.4.

Oil marketing companies revise petrol and diesel prices on a daily basis and they come into effect from 6 am.Fuel prices in India depend on the international crude prices and the rupee-US dollar exchange rate.

Earlier this week, the prices of LPG cylinders were hiked by a steep 144.50 to 858.50 per cylinder. This was one of the steepest increases in LPG prices in over 5 years.

A non-subsidised 14.2 kg cylinder will now cost 858.50 in New Delhi, 896 in Kolkata, 829.50 in Mumbai and 881 in Chennai.

India's fuel demand fell 0.6% in January compared with the same month last year.

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