NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 14 – The Energy Regulatory Commission has announced this month’s fuel price review where it has decided to retain the cost of super petrol.
The commission however reduced the price of diesel by Sh3.36 to retail at Sh79.99 a litre in Nairobi as well as kerosene by Sh5.43 to sell at Sh52.55.
ERC Director General Joseph Ng’ang’a said they decided to retain the cost of super petrol at Sh102.65 following a marginal drop of the average landed cost in August compared to July.
Diesel and kerosene on the other hand registered huge drops.
“Taking account of average weighted cost of imported petroleum products, the maximum allowed price of super petrol during this period will not change while that of kerosene and diesel will reduce as follows; kerosene by Sh5.43 and diesel by Sh3.36,” Ng’ang’a said in a statement on Monday.
Mombasa motorists will buy a litre of super petrol at Sh99.31, diesel at 76.71 and kerosene at Sh49.84 while in Nakuru, super petrol will retail at Sh103.33, diesel at Sh80.91 and kerosene at Sh53.41.
In Eldoret a litre of super petrol will retail at Sh104.47, diesel at Sh82.06 and kerosene at Sh54.44 while in Kisumu super petrol will sell at Sh104.54, diesel at Sh82.12 and kerosene at Sh54.44.
The new price changes take effect from Monday midnight to October 14, 2015.