Global Crude oil price of Indian Basket was US$ 51.66 per bbl on 20.04.2017

The international crude oil price of Indian Basket as computed/published today by Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell (PPAC) under the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas was US$ 51.66 per barrel (bbl) on 20.04.2017. This was lower than the price of US$ 53.24 per bbl on previous publishing day of 19.04.2017.

In rupee terms, the price of Indian Basket decreased to Rs.3339.11 per bbl on 20.04.2017 as compared to Rs. 3436.26 per bbl on 19.04.2017. Rupee closed weaker at Rs. 64.64 per US$ on 20.04.2017 as compared to Rs. 64.54 per US$ on 19.04.2017. The table below gives details in this regard:

Particulars      Unit Price on April 20, 2017 (Previous trading day i.e. 19.04.2017) Pricing Fortnight for 16.04.2017

(March 30, 2017 to April 11, 2017)

Crude Oil (Indian Basket) ($/bbl)                   51.66             (53.24) 52.87
(Rs/bbl                  3339.11        (3436.26) 3423.86
Exchange Rate   (Rs/$)                   64.64              (64.54) 64.76