The Energy Petroleum and Regulatory Authority (EPRA) has announced new fuel prices for Kenyans. Kenyans will now have to feel the pain of higher prices even as the pandemic continues to bite.
The price of Super Petrol has been increased by 3.47 shillings for every liter while that of Diesel has gone up by 2.76 shillings. Users of Kerosene are in for a rough ride. The price has been increased by 18.20 shillings per liter.
“The changes in this month’s prices are a consequence of the average landed cost of imported Super Petrol that increased by 14.18 percent from 279.58 dollars per cubic meter in June 2020 to 319.23 dollars per cubic meter in July 2020,” said EPRA.
The average landed cost of Diesel increased by 10.30 percent from 302.15 dollars per cubic meter to 333.27 dollars per cubic meter.
The average landed cost of Kerosene rose with the highest margin, at 127.87 percent from126.39 per dollar cubic meter to 288.01 dollars per cubic meter.
With the new changes, motorists in Mombasa will part with 101.57 shillings for a liter of Super Petrol, 92.97 shillings for that of Diesel while Kerosene users will have to part with 81.29 shillings per liter.
Motorists in Nairobi will pay 103.95 shillings for a liter of Super Petrol for the next 30 days, 94.63 shillings for that of Diesel, and 83.65 shillings for that of Kerosene.
Kisumu will pay 104.62 shillings for a liter of Super Petrol, 95.49 shillings for a liter of Diesel, and 84.54 shillings for Kerosene.
Those in Kakamega will pay 104.66 shillings for a liter of Super Petrol, 95.53 shillings for that Diesel, and 84.58 shillings from Kerosene. For those in Mumias, the price of Super Petrol, Diesel and Kerosene are at 104.94, 95.81, and 84.75 shillings.
Residents in Eldoret will be paying 104.62 shillings per every liter of Super Petrol, 95.49 shillings for Diesel, and 84.54 shillings for Kerosene.
Those in Mandera will pay 116.98 shillings for Super Petrol, 107.67 shillings for Diesel, and 96.69 shillings for kerosene.