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CPC revises fuel prices as petrol 92 increased by Rs. 10/-

EnergyJul 1, 2023
CPC revises fuel prices as petrol 92 increased by Rs. 10/-

The global crude oil prices have marginally increased from the last month after a bigger-than-expected fall in U.S. crude inventories and global political uncertainty. As per the new price revision, Petrol 92 Octane will now be sold at LKR 328 per litre and Auto Diesel now stands at Rs. 308 per litre.

But, Petrol 95 Octane has seen a decrease of LKR 20 per litre, bringing the new price to LKR 365 and Super Diesel has increased by LKR 6, reaching LKR 346 per litre, while the price of kerosene has dropped by LKR 6, resulting in a revised rate of LKR 236 per litre.


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