Petrol prices rise as diesel goes down in latest review


Petrol prices rise as diesel goes down in latest review
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In Summary

  • The changes, announced on Sunday, saw the price of super petrol increase by Ksh.0.29 per litre while diesel and kerosene decreased by Ksh.0.88 and Ksh.2.31 per litre respectively.

The Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA) has announced the latest retail pump prices of petroleum products set to take effect from July 15 to August 14, 2019.

The changes, announced on Sunday, saw the price of super petrol increase by Ksh.0.29 per litre while diesel and kerosene decreased by Ksh.0.88 and Ksh.2.31 per litre respectively.

“The changes in this month’s prices have been as a consequence of the average landed cost of imported Super Petrol decreasing by 1.83% from US$538.8 (Ksh.55,469.46) per cubic metre in May 2019 to US$528.26 (Ksh.54,384.37),” read the statement.

The landed cost of diesel decreased by 3.07% from US$535.84 (Ksh.55,164.73) per cubic metre to US$519.39 (Ksh.53,471.20); while that of kerosene decreased by 5.49% from US$535.84 (Ksh. 55,164.73) to US$519.39 (Ksh. 53,471.20) per cubic metre

Motorists in Nairobi will now purchase super petrol at Ksh.115.39 with diesel retailing at Ksh.103.88 and kerosene at Ksh.101.97 per litre.

Those in Nakuru will get their super petrol at Ksh.115.86, diesel at Ksh.104.58 and kerosene at Ksh.102.69.

In Mombasa, super petrol will retail at Ksh.112.74, diesel at Ksh.101.25 and kerosene at Ksh.99.35 per litre.

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