|Eid gift from govt: POL, CNG prices raised once again|
23 August 2012
ISLAMABAD: The prices of petroleum products have been increased once again, Geo News reported on Wednesday.
The new prices will take effect from Thursday (today) at 12:00 AM.
According to the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) notification issued here, the price of petrol has been increased by Rs 3.21 per litre, high octane blending component (HOBC) Rs 4.85 per litre, kerosene Rs 3.52 per litre, high speed diesel (HSD) Rs 4.40 per litre and the price of light diesel oil (LDO) by Rs 3.19 per litre.
The price of petrol has risen from Rs 93.57 to Rs 96.78 per litre, HOBC from Rs 120.16 to Rs 125.01 per litre, kerosene from Rs 92.83 to Rs 96.35 per litre, HSD from Rs 101.79 to Rs 106.19 per litre, LDO from Rs 90.11 to Rs 93.30 per litre.
Sources also informed Geo News that going forward, petroleum product prices would be revised every week instead of every fortnight.
Moreover, the rate of CNG for Region One—Potohar, Balochistan and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa—has been raised by Rs 3.21, setting the new price at Rs 88.61/kg.
The CNG price for Region Two—Punjab and Sindh—has increased by Rs 2.68 bringing it up to Rs 80.94/kg.
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