Petrol Price Up By Ksh 1.46, Diesel Down By Ksh 0.12

The price of super petrol has been increased by 1.48 shillings per liter in the latest review by the Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA).

At the same time, the authority has reduced the price of diesel by 0.12 shillings on every liter and that of kerosene dropped by 0.50 shillings on every liter.

“The changes in this month’s prices are as a consequence of the average landed cost of imported super petrol that increased by 2.65 percent from 319.23 USD per cubic meter in July 2020 to 327.69 USD per cubic meter,” said the authority.

Over the same period, the mean monthly US dollar to the Kenyan shilling exchange rate depreciated by 0.44 percent from 107.46 shillings to 107.93 shillings in August,” added the authority.

The imported landed cost of diesel decreased by 1.02 percent from 333.27 USD to 329.23 USD while that of kerosene dropped by 2.06 percent from 288.01 USD per cubic meter to 282.09 USD per cubic meter.

“The Free On Board (FOB) price of Murban crude oil lifted in August 2020 was posted at 45.74 dollars per barrel, an increase of 3.30 percent from 44.28 dollars per barrel in July 2020,” said the authority.

Residents of Mombasa will pay 103.05 shillings for a liter of super petrol, 92.15 shillings for that of diesel, and 80.78 shillings for a liter of kerosene.

Motorists and households in Nairobi will part with 105.43 shillings for super petrol, 94.51 shillings for diesel, and 83.15 shillings for kerosene. Those in Mandera will pay 118.47 shillings for a liter of super petrol, 107.56 shillings for diesel, and 96.18 shillings for kerosene.

Nakuru residents will pay 105 shillings for a liter of super petrol 94.45 shillings for diesel and 83.11 shillings for kerosene. Those in Eldoret will pay 106.07 shillings for super petrol, 95.36 shillings for diesel, and 84.02 for kerosene.

People from the lakeside city of Kisumu will pay 106.06 shillings for super petrol, 95.35 shillings for diesel, and 84.02 shillings for kerosene.

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