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.