Price Of Petrol Goes Up


The Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA) on Tuesday announced new retail prices for super petrol.

Despite a continued drop in the cost of crude oil, Super petrol will now cost Kenyans Ksh179 per litre.

In the new EPRA review which is effective March 15, 2023, to April 14, 2023, the price of diesel and kerosene per liter will remain unchanged at Ksh.162.00 and Ksh.145. 94 respectively in Nairobi.

“In the period under review, the maximum allowed petroleum pump price of Super Petrol increases by Sh2 per litre while that of diesel and kerosene remain unchanged,” EPRA said. 

According to the regulator, prices are inclusive of the 8 percent Value Added Tax (VAT) in line with the provisions of the Finance Act 2018, the Tax Laws (Amendment) Act 2020, and the revised rates for excise duty adjusted for inflation as per Legal Notice No. 194 of 2020.

In Mombasa, a litre of petrol in the next month will cost Sh176.98, diesel Sh159.76 and kerosene Sh143.69.

In Kisumu, a litre of petrol continues to retail at Sh179.50, diesel Sh162.70 and kerosene Sh146.66.

In Nakuru, the price of a litre of petrol remains at Sh178.62, diesel 161.83, and kerosene Sh145.79.

In Eldoret, a litre of petrol will continue to cost Sh179.50, diesel Sh162.72 and kerosene Sh146.67.

In Garissa, a litre of petrol will continue to cost Sh183.47, diesel Sh166.17 and kerosene Sh150.11.


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