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Petrol and diesel prices go up in latest EPRA review

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Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority of Kenya, EPRA has reviewed pump prices of petroleum products which will take effect from Saturday 15th June.

In the latest review super petrol and diesel prices have gone upwards by Ksh 3.07 and Ksh 0.39 per litre respectively while Kerosene has decreased by Ksh 0.34 per litre.

“In accordance with Legal Notice No.196 of 2010, the Energy (Petroleum Pricing) Regulations & the amendment thereof, the Energy & Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA) has calculated the maximum retail pump prices of petroleum products, for period 15th June to 14th July 2019.”

The increase in price of super petrol and diesel has been attributed to the average landed cost of the imported products.

Super Petrol has increased by 4.54% from US$514.72 per cubic metre in April 2019 to US$538.08 per cubic metre in May 2019.

Also read: Petroleum Products set to increase from 15th May 2019

Diesel, on the other hand, has increased by 0.52% from US$533.07 per cubic metre to US$535.84 per cubic metre while Kerosene has by 0.43% from US$535.17 per cubic metre to US$532.89 per cubic metre.

Slavian Mwangecho
Passionate blogger on a day to day activities happening in Kenya, Africa and around the world. A keen follower of the latest news making headlines around the world


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