Non-subsidised LPG price hiked


As part of the monthly price revision, oil marketing companies on Monday hiked prices of non-subsidised LPG, or cooking gas, that consumers buy after exhausting their subsidised quota, by Rs.27.5 for a 14.2 kg cylinder.

With this rate increase, that comes on the back of four straight monthly reductions, the non-subsidised LPG cooking gas now costs Rs.545 per cylinder in Delhi.

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Non-subsidised LPG price was last cut on October 1 by Rs.42 to Rs 517.50 in Delhi.

Instead, OMCs marginally cut the price of aviation turbine fuel (ATF), or jet fuel, in Delhi by Rs.142.56 per kilolitre, or 0.3 percent, to Rs.43,041.61 per kilolitre.

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The reduction comes after a 5.5 percent, or Rs.2,245.92 per kilolitre, increase in ATF price made on October 1.

ATF rates vary from airport to airport depending on the local taxes.

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As part of the fortnightly price revision, the retail price of petrol was cut marginally by Rs.0.50 a litre from Sunday. Diesel rates were left unchanged.


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