OGRA hikes LPG price by Rs1.66 per kg

OGRA hikes LPG price by Rs1.66 per kg

Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) on Friday announced an increment in per kilogram price of Liquified Natural Gas (LPG).

The new price of LPG – considered poor man’s fuel – come into effect from today, July 1.

According to OGRA notification, the new price of LPG in July will be Rs220.42, an increment of Rs1.66 from the previous rate.

The cylinder weighing 11.8kgs used domestically will now cost Rs2,600.97 in July. Before the hike, the price of the domestic cylinder was Rs2,581.35.

After massive hike in petroleum prices on Thursday, the increase in LPG price will take a heavy toll on household budgets of hundreds of families as it is considered “poor man’s fuel” and used as a substitute of natural gas.

It is pertinent to mention here that the federal government last night had increased the prices of petrol, high-speed diesel, kerosene and light diesel oil.

With an increase of Rs12.85, petrol will now be available for Rs248.74 and high-speed diesel’s at Rs276.54, after a hike of Rs13.23

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