ISLAMABAD – The Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) are likely to increase the per 
litre prices of all petroleum products up to Rs 3.39, except petrol, to be effective by September 10, as they 
have finally determined the prices of three petroleum products.Well-placed sources aware of the development 
informed TheNation that much to the dismay of hard pressed masses, there would be another upward revision 
of the prices of petroleum products for the next week.They said per litre price of high-speed diesel (HSD) was 
likely to be increased by Rs 3.39, kerosene Rs 1.85, high octane blended component (HOBC) Rs 3.27 and 
light diesel oil (LDO) Rs 0.57. But the petrol price is likely to witness a decrease by Rs 4.65, as a result of 
which the price of compressed natural gas (CNG) would also see a decline by Rs 4 per kilogramme owing to 
price parity.However, the price of one imported cargo of Pakistan State Oil (PSO) could not be added while 
determining the price of the product as it could not be off loaded till the filing of this story, sources said, adding 
that the actual quantity of petrol in the said cargo was needed to ascertained before passing on the price to 
consumers.Sources further said the price determination for petrol was in accordance with the previous formula 
this time, but it was likely that another working paper would be drafted today (Sunday) to pass on the impact 
of the price of the cargo to people, if Adviser to the Prime Minister on Petroleum and Natural Resources Dr 
Asim Hussain forced to the do so.