Petrol Prices Go Up in Kenya

Petrol prices shot up after a Ksh.3.56 price hike in the latest fuel price review the regulator.

The Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA) has nevertheless left diesel and kerosene costs unchanged in the ย mid-month review.

The average cost of petrol is now set to cross the Ksh.125 mark from Saturday, May 15th, 2021 morning marking another grim milestone on living costs for Kenyans.

A litre of petrol in the capital Nairobi will now cost Ksh.126.37 while diesel and kerosene costs will hold steady for the second month running at Ksh.107.66 and Ksh.97.85 respectively.

On April 14, EPRA surprised the country by leaving all petroleum costs unchanged from March in spite of a surge in landed costs.

This was however attributable to a slash in supplier margins for the period.