Petrol and diesel prices remained unchanged today across all the major cities in India. In New Delhi, a litre of petrol is retailed at 71.89. Petrol is available at 77.56 a litre in Mumbai. Those who are in Bengaluru have to pay 74.34 for a litre of petrol. A litre of petrol costs 74.68 in Chennai.

A litre of diesel is priced at 64.65 in New Delhi. In Mumbai, a litre of diesel costs 67.75. In Benagaluru, a litre of diesel is sold at 68.27. Diesel can be bought at 68.27 a litre in Chennai.

Oil marketing companies review the rates of petrol and diesel on a daily basis. The fuel prices are revised at 6 am every day. The prices of petrol and diesel depend on various factors like international crude oil prices, rupee-US dollar exchange rates.

In the global oil market, oil prices rose today with Brent gaining a seventh straight day. Brent crude was up by 51 cents, or 0.9%, at $58.26 a barrel by 0732 GMT, while US oil was up 55 cents, or 1.1%, at $52.60 a barrel.

Petrol and diesel prices are set for a round of hike in April when the new BS-VI emission norms come into force.

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