Islamabad: The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) Sunday notified increase in the price of petrol by 1.73 per Litre and Compressed Natural Gas (CNG), once again testing the patience of Pakistanis.
On the other hand, the transport mafia was given relaxation by announcing price-cuts on Diesel and other petroleum products from 24th of September (Monday) under the weekly revision in POL prices.
The price of High Speed Diesel (HSD) has been slashed by 47 paisa per litre. In the previous week too, the diesel price dropped by Rs1.75 per litre following a decline in global oil prices.
The price of kerosene oil has been cut down by Rs3.05 per litre followed by a decrease in price of High Octane Blending Component (HOBC) by Rs6.06 per litre.
The price of Light Diesel Oil (LDO) was also slashed by Rs2.10 per litre.
Following the price revisions, petrol from Monday will cost Rs108.45 per litre compared to Rs106.72 earlier, HOBC Rs131.9 per litre compared to Rs137.96, kerosene oil Rs101.63 per litre compared to Rs104.68, HSD Rs113.30 per litre compared to Rs113.77 and LDO Rs97.17 per litre compared to Rs99.27.
CNG price in region-I, comprising Balochistan and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, has been raised by Rs1.59 to Rs99.28 per kg from Rs97.69 and in region-II, covering Sindh and Punjab, it has been increased by 1.45 to Rs90.70 per kg from Rs89.25.