India#39;s fuel demand continues to fall in August as monsoon sets in


India#39;s fuel demand continues to fall in August as monsoon sets in Petrol and diesel demand had fallen month-on-month in July. While petrol consumption is almost flat in the first half of August, diesel - the most widely used fuel in the country - saw demand drop 11.2 per cent during August 1-15 to 2.82 million tonnes from 3.17 million tonnes in the same period of the previous month.