EPRA announces fuel increase for the month of May- June; The New prices.
The Energy and petroleum regulatory authority, EPRA announces fuel increase for the month of May- June; The new prices will be effective from May 14 to June 14.
The regulatory authority gave a breakdown of how fuel will be retailing at different locations and pumps all over the country. This comes after the fuel subsidy introduced by the former president Uhuru Kenyatta, was scrapped off.
Nairobi prices are as follows; Super Petrol, Diesel and Kerosene by Kshs3.40 per litre, Kshs6.40 per litre and Kshs15.19 per litre. Hence, petrol prices are Ksh182.70, Diesel increased to Ksh168.40 and Kerosene will be sold at Ksh161.13.
In Mombasa, Petrol, Diesel and Kerosene will be sold at Ksh179.86, Ksh165.57 and Ksh158.30 respectively.
In Nakuru Petrol, Diesel and Kerosene will be bought at Ksh181.83, Ksh167.91 and Ksh160.65 respectively.
In Eldoret, Petrol will be sold at Ksh182.54, Diesel Ksh168.61and Kerosene at Ksh161.35.
Other areas such as Meru, Chuka, Nanyuki, Mtito Andei, Kitui, Marsabit, Laisamis, Sololo, Dadaab, Elwak, Wajir, and Isiolo will buy petrol ranging from Ksh184 to Ksh191.
Last month, the prices remained unchanged. EPRA explained,”In the period under review, the maximum allowed petroleum pump price of Super Petrol, diesel, and kerosene remain unchanged.”
The first fuel consignment provided in the new deal worth Ksh20 billion arrived in the country in April 2023, with the latest consignment received on May 11, 2023.
KPA announced, “Two tanker vessels Nan Lin Wan and Proteus Jessica docked at the New Kipevu Oil Terminal with 100,000 metric tons of diesel and 85,979 metric tons of petrol respectively.”