Global Crude oil price of Indian Basket was US$ 52.74 per bbl on 22.12.2016


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$ 52.74 per barrel (bbl) on 22.12.2016. This was lower than the price of US$ 53.47 per bbl on previous publishing day of 21.12.2016.

In rupee terms, the price of Indian Basket decreased to Rs. 3581.83 per bbl on 22.12.2016 as compared to Rs. 3629.00 per bbl on 21.12.2016. Rupee closed weaker at Rs 67.91 per US$ on 22.12.2016 as against Rs 67.87 per US$ on 21.12.2016. The table below gives details in this regard:


Particulars     UnitPrice on December 22, 2016 (Previous trading day i.e. 21.12.2016)Pricing Fortnight for 16.12.2016

(Nov 29, 2016 to Dec 13, 2016)

Crude Oil (Indian Basket)($/bbl)                  52.74              (53.47)50.85
(Rs/bbl                 3581.83       (3629.00)3460.34
Exchange Rate  (Rs/$)                  67.91              (67.87)68.05

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