ISLAMABAD: In its weekly revision the Oil & Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) has notified the change of petroleum products prices taking effect from September 17 (Monday) by 12:00 AM, Geo News reported.
Earlier, the ministry of finance gave go-ahead to the proposal forwarded by Oil and Gas OGRA seeking an upward revision in the prices with the exception of diesel.
According to notification, the price of petrol has gone up by Rs6.82 per litre while diesel down by Rs1.75 a litre.
The price of High Octane Blending Content (HOBC) is also up by Rs1.50 a litre and kerosene oil by Rs0.62.
The price of kerosene oil has also gone dearer by Rs0.62. Its new price would now be Rs104.68 a litre.
In region-I, which includes Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtukhwa and Pothohar, the prices of CNG have been raised of Rs6.26 per kg while in region-II, which includes Sindh and Punjab, CNG by 5.71 rupees per kg.
A jump in international oil market, which rose by $2 per barrel from $113 to $115 lately, has been imputed to this probable hike in local petroleum products prices.