Pump prices drop in Nairobi

January 14, 2013
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Motorists in Mombasa, who still enjoy the lowest prices, will buy a litre of Super Petrol at Sh108.34, diesel at Sh100.76 and Sh81.07 for a litre of Kerosene/FILE
Motorists in Mombasa, who still enjoy the lowest prices, will buy a litre of Super Petrol at Sh108.34, diesel at Sh100.76 and Sh81.07 for a litre of Kerosene/FILE
NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 14 -Fuel pump prices have slightly gone down further, where a litre of super petrol will now retail at Sh111.60 in Nairobi after a Sh1.01 drop, diesel by Sh1.80 to retail at Sh103.99 while the price of Kerosene also went down by Sh2.58 per litre to sell at Sh83.86.

In its monthly review, the Energy Regulatory Commission(ERC) attributes the marginal drop to reduction in the costs of imported crude oil in the month of December last year.

Motorists in Mombasa, who still enjoy the lowest prices, will buy a litre of Super Petrol at Sh108.34, diesel at Sh100.76 and Sh81.07 for a litre of Kerosene.

However the cost of fuel remains highest in Mandera where super petrol will retail at Sh124.12, diesel at Sh116.51 and kerosene at Sh96.38.

“The commission would wish to remind all petroleum marketing companies and dealers that it is an offence to sell petroleum products above the maximum prices published by the commission. A person who contravenes this requirement shall be liable to a fine of up to Sh1million or the withdrawal of the operating license or both,” the commission emphasized in a statement.

In Nakuru super petrol will go for Sh112.19, diesel Sh104.80 and Sh84.62 for a litre of kerosene.

Motorist in Kisumu will buy the litre of Super petrol at 113.36, Sh105.97 for a litre of diesel while kerosene will go for Sh85.64.

Last month ERC also lowered the price of Super Petrol by Sh1.07, diesel by Sh0.06 and while Kerosene went down by Sh1.57.

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