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Petrol consumption rises 2% in September, diesel falls 7.3%: Indian Oil

State companies Indian Oil Corp, Hindustan Petroleum Corp and Bharat Petroleum own about 90 per cent of India's retail fuel outlets

twitter-logoReuters | October 1, 2020 | Updated 13:24 IST
Petrol consumption rises 2% in September, diesel falls 7.3%: Indian Oil

India's petrol consumption rose 2 per cent from a year earlier, while diesel sales dropped 7.3 per cent, provisional data from state-run Indian Oil Corp showed.

Petrol sales by state retailers recovered to their level before the coronavirus pandemic for the first time since March, when India imposed curbs to contain it.

State companies Indian Oil Corp, Hindustan Petroleum Corp and Bharat Petroleum own about 90 per cent of India's retail fuel outlets.

Also read: Bajaj Auto records 10% jump in sales in Sept; exports rise 14% to highest ever at 2.12 lakh units

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