Petrol and diesel prices vary depending upon several factors such as the local taxes, VAT, freight charges, etc. The prices of petroleum products change as per market rates. Public sector OMCs like BPCL, IOCL and HPCL revise the fuel prices daily in line with international benchmark prices and foreign exchange rates.
On Wednesday, petrol and diesel are being sold at Rs 103.18 and Rs 94.76 respectively in the capital city of Bhubaneswar, while the rate of fuel is Rs 103.54 for petrol and Rs 95.10 for diesel in Cuttack.
The price of petrol in Malkangiri where the fuel is charged maximum in Odisha, is at Rs 108.92, while diesel is being sold in the town at Rs 100.29.
The prices of petrol in some other major towns in the state are as follows: Rs 103.44 in Puri, Rs 104.28 in Sundargarh, Rs 107.32 in Rayagada, Rs 103.47 in Nayagarh, Rs 107.79 in Nabarangpur, Rs 105.34 in Keonjhar, Rs 103.11 in Kendrapara and Rs 103.18 in Balasore.
As far as diesel is concerned, the price of the fuel is Rs 94.76 in Balasore, Rs 95.98 in Bargarh, Rs 94.27 in Jagatsinghpur, Rs 94.85 in Jharsuguda, Rs 94.99 in Puri and Rs 95.93 in Sambalpur.