In the past, after the drone attacks on the World's largest oil plant in Saudi Arabia, there is an atmosphere of concern around the world about crude oil. Meanwhile, the process of increasing the prices of petrol and diesel in India continues. On Saturday, the price of petrol in Delhi and Mumbai increased by 29 paise, while in Kolkata it has increased by 28 paise and Chennai by 30 paise per liter. Talking about diesel, 24 paise per liter in Delhi and Kolkata, while 26 paise per liter in Mumbai has become expensive.
Petrol becomes expensive by Rs 1.32 in 5 days
Due to the continuous increase, in just 5 days, petrol in the capital of the country has become expensive by Rs 1.32 and the price of diesel has increased by Rs 1.10. According to the website of Indian Oil, petrol prices in Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai have increased to Rs 73.35, Rs 76.05, Rs 79.02 and Rs 76.24 per liter respectively. In the four metros, the price of diesel has also increased to Rs 66.53, Rs 68.94, Rs 69.79 and Rs 70.33 per liter respectively.
Let us tell you that after the attack by drone on Saudi Arabia's oil plants last week, the rise in the price of crude oil was recorded in the international market. On Monday, crude oil prices suddenly rose by 20 percent, which was the biggest one-day boom after 28 years.
India can be affected!
The impact of drone strikes in Saudi Arabia can be seen on India's third largest oil importing country in the world. Although the Indian government is fully prepared to deal with this crisis. Actually, Saudi Arabia sells about 2 million tonnes of crude per month to India. Out of this, 12-13 lakh tonnes of crude has already been supplied for September and the rest has been assured. In the last 2018-19 financial year, Saudi Arabia has sold 4.033 million tonnes of crude oil to India, while India has supplied 20.73 lakh tonnes of oil.