The rates of petrol and diesel have been considerably steady in Odisha and other parts of the country. Fuel prices, especially of petrol and diesel, are very sensitive to global crude prices. Prices of the petroleum products have now been aligned to market rates.
This means fuel price will rise each time, global crude prices rise and the rupee falls against the dollar. Petrol is being sold at Rs 103.19 and Rs 103.54 in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack respectively. On Saturday, while diesel price in Bhubaneswar is Rs 94.76, in Cuttack the fuel's rate is Rs 95.10.
Petrol price at Angul is Rs 104.60 on Saturday while in Balasore, it is sold at Rs 103.18. Petrol price in Bargarh is Rs 104.44. It is sold at Rs 103.73 in Bhadrak, Rs 105.02 in Bolangir, Rs 103.98 in Dhenkanal, Rs 103.77 in Jajpur, Rs 105.34 in Keonjhar and Rs 103.44 in Puri.
Similarly, Diesel is being sold at Rs 96.14 in Angul, at Rs 95.98 in Bargarh, at Rs 95.92 in Bhadrak, Rs 95.52 in Dhenkanal, Rs 95.29 in Jajpur, Rs 96.80 in Keonjhar, Rs 99.21 in Koraput and Rs 100.29 in Malkangiri.