Petrol price ....
octane blending component (HOBC).
Petroleum price may go up from the existing Rs64.27 to Rs65.12, an increase of Re0.85 per litre.
According to petroleum ministry officials, the consumers of HSD, which is used mostly in the transport and agriculture sectors, may face a hike of Rs 6.69 per litre which would take the price up to Rs79.21 litre from the existing Rs72.52.
The price of kerosene oil could be up from Rs43.25 to Rs47.22 with an increase of Rs3.97 per litre.
Similarly, LDO, mainly used for industrial purposes, may record an increase of Rs4.47 per litre, meaning the price will go up from Rs37.97 to Rs42.44.
The price of HOBC, mainly used in luxury cars, may show a hike of Rs2.18 per litre taking the price to Rs74.86 from Rs72.68 per litre.