New Delhi: Just five days after increasing the price of commercial LPG cylinders, the rates of Cooking gas LPG on Wednesday were hiked by Rs 15 per cylinder in line with a surge in international fuel prices.
Rates of both subsidised and non-subsidised LPG prices were increased, oil company officials said.
Cooking gas now costs Rs 899.50 per cylinder in Delhi.
Last Friday (Oct 1), the petroleum companies announced an increase in the price of commercial LPG cylinders by Rs 43.
Now, the price of a 19 kg commercial cylinder in Delhi retails at Rs 1736.50. Previously, on Sept 1st, the price of commercial LPG cylinder was increased by Rs 75.
Draining the pockets of the common man further, the oil companies have hiked petrol price by 30 paise per litre and diesel by 35 paise a litre.
Petrol now costs Rs 102.94 per litre in Delhi and diesel is priced at Rs 91.42 a litre.
Meanwhile, global benchmark Brent jumped to USD 82.53 per barrel, while West Texas Intermediate rose to USD 78.87 a barrel.
(With inputs from PTI)