Petrol down by Sh1.64 in July fuel review, diesel and kerosene shed off Sh2

July 14, 2017 (1 week ago)
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ERC says the move follows the decrease in landed costs of imported fuel in June./FILE

, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 14 – Fuel prices have reduced marginally in the latest Energy Regulatory Commission price review.

The regulator further decreased the price of super petrol by Sh1.64, diesel by Sh2.43 and kerosene by Sh2.48 per litre.

ERC says the move follows the decrease in landed costs of imported fuel in June.

“Average landed cost of imported Super Petrol decreased by 4.68 percent diesel by 5.69 percent and kerosene decreased by 5.69 percent,” ERC says.

Starting midnight, motorists in Nairobi will buy super Petrol at Sh97.10 per litre, diesel at Sh84.46 per litre and Sh62.56 per litre while in Mombasa, a litre of Super petrol will be sold at Sh93.87, diesel Sh81.24 and Kerosene Sh59.83 for the next one month.

In Nakuru, motorists will pay Sh97.84 for Super Petrol, Sh85.41 for diesel and Sh63.44 for kerosene per litre while Kisumu motorists, on the other hand, will part with Sh99.09 per litre for super petrol, Sh86.66 for diesel and Sh64.51 for kerosene.

Residents in Eldoret will part with Sh99.02 per litre of Super Petrol, Sh86.59 for diesel and Sh64.51 for kerosene.

A reduction in pipeline losses has also contributed to savings for drivers dropping the loss factor from 0.25 percent to 0.02 percent.

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