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EPRA slashes pump prices in latest fuel review

The Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA) has reduced pump prices in its monthly review published Thursday.

Effective midnight, a litre of super petrol will reduce by Ksh 7.21 while diesel will be Ksh 5.09 cheaper.

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Kerosene consumers will also see a Ksh 4.49 reduction per litre of the fuel.

The authority says the average landed cost of super petrol between January and February 2024 went up by 5.6pc from $666.16 per cubic metre in January to $703.49 in February.

The price of diesel also went down by 0.76pc from $728.03 to $722.49 as that of kerosene registered a1.65pc increase to $730.35.

The latest review mean consumers in Nairobi will pay a maximum of Ksh 199.13 per litre of petrol, Ksh 190.38 and Ksh 188.74 for a litre of diesel and kerosene respectively.

In Mombasa, a litre of petrol, diesel and kerosene will retail at a maximum of Ksh 195.97, Ksh 187.21 and Ksh 185.58 respectively.

A litre of petrol will cost a maximum of Ksh 198.97 in Kisumu, diesel Ksh 190.59 and kerosene Ksh 188.96.

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