पेट्रोल की कीमत क्या बढ़ी हम "महंगाई डायन खाए जात है...." फिर से गाने लगे हैं. लेकिन जरा यूरोपियन देशों में पेट्रोल की कीमतों पर नजर दौड़ाएं, वहां तो कीमतें कब से आसमान को छू रही है. तुर्की और नॉर्वे में तो एक लीटर पेट्रोल के लिए 100 रुपये से अधिक खर्च करना पड़ता है.
Turkey: Rs 114.50 per litre
Price of petrol in Turkey is the highest in the world. It costs about Rs 114.50 per litre there.
Eritrea: Rs 114.03 per litre
In Eritrea, petrol prices are among the highest in the world and a tad lower than those in Turkey.
Norway: Rs. 110 per litre
Norway is the third-largest oil exporter in the world, producing around 3 million barrels of oil per day, and the world's sixth-largest producer of natural gas, having significant gas reserves in the North Sea.
Greece: Rs 101.07 per litre
Oil is Greece's most important fuel source, accounting for 62 per cent of total energy consumption. But oil's share is slowly falling, as natural gas becomes more important in the Greek energy market.
Denmark: Rs 100 per litre
Denmark has proven oil reserves of 1.113 billion barrels or 0.08 per cent of the world's reserves, according to BP Statistical Energy Survey. High taxes and lack of subsidies mean Danes are paying a lot more than most of the world.
Sweden: Rs 97.27 per litre
Sweden is to take the biggest energy step of any advanced Western economy by trying to wean itself off oil completely within 15 years -- without building a new generation of nuclear power stations.
The United Kingdom: Rs 97.15 per litre
BP controls the largest total amount of refining capacity in the United Kingdom, with facilities in Grangemouth, Scotland and Coryton, England. Other companies with significant refining capacity in the UK include Total, Shell, ConocoPhillips and ChevronTexaco.
The Netherlands: Rs 95.25 per litre
The Netherlands has a refining capacity totalling 1,233,000 barrels per day. The Nerefco (Netherlands Refining Company) oil refinery is located in the Rotterdam port area and has the largest crude oil refining capacity in Europe.