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Naphtha, kerosene prices slashed

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MUMBAI, Feb. 6

OIL companies have slashed prices of naphtha and kerosene in February. However, the prices of furnace oil and low sulphur heavy stock for fertiliser units have been increased.

Naphtha used by fertiliser manufacturers will cost Rs 8,500 per tonne (Rs 8,850 per tonne) while solvent manufacturers will have to pay Rs 26,230 pmt (Rs 28,030 per tonne).

For industrial users of superior kerosene oil, the ex-storage prices have been slashed to Rs 6,110 per kilolitre (Rs 7,001 per kl). The prices of furnace oil and LSHS for fertiliser units will be Rs 6,230 per kl (Rs 6,140 per kl) and Rs 6,670 per kl (Rs 6,580 per kl) respectively.

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