BUYER BEWARE OF NON COMPLIANT PETROL STATIONS SELLING ADULTERATED FUEL

According to the test done by the Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA) During the period October – December 2020, the tests revealed that 98.61% out of 5,574 tests carried out in 1,151 petroleum sites, complied with the regulator’s standards. However, tests from Sixteen (16) sites turned out to be non-compliant. The non-compliant stations and their particular offenses are listed below:

 Test DateName of StationCountyPhysical LocationNature of non-complianceStatus as at 1st October 2020to 30th December 2020
101.10.2012Gumi Filling StationMarsabitSololoOffering for sale Diesel containing High Sulphur ContentDiesel dispensing pumps sealed (closed)
216.10.2020Benedicto AwichFilling StationMigoriOgwedhiOffering for sale Diesel meant for ExportDiesel dispensing pumps sealed (closed)
319.10.2020Nyang’inja Filling StationHomabayOyugisOffering for sale Super Petrol meant for ExportStation reopened after paying Taxes and penalties amounting KShs. 309,842
419.10.2020Okay Maybe Filling StationMachakosMakutanoOffering for sale Diesel contaminated with Domestic keroseneDiesel dispensing pumps sealed (closed)
521.10.2020Triple M Filling StationMeruNchiruOffering for sale Super Petrol and Diesel contaminated with Domestic keroseneSuper Petrol and Diesel dispensing pumps sealed (closed)
621.10.2020National Oil Kianjai Service StationMeruKianjaiOffering for sale Super Petrol contaminated with Domestic keroseneSuper Petrol dispensing pumps sealed (closed)
728.10.2020Riva Petroleum Murang’a Road Service StationNairobiMurangá RoadOffering for sale Super Petrol contaminated with Domestic keroseneStation reopened after upgrading the product and paying taxes and penalties amounting KShs 700,000
810.11.2020National Oil Kutus Service StationKirinyagaKutusOffering for sale Super Petrol contaminated with Domestic keroseneSuper Petrol dispensing pumps sealed (closed)
908.12.2020Labos Filling StationBaringoMarigat TownOffering for sale Diesel meant for ExportDiesel dispensing pumps sealed (closed)
1009.12.2020Total Membley Service StationKiambuMembley TownOffering for sale Super Petrol containing High Sulphur ContentSuper Petrol dispensing pumps sealed (closed)
1115.12.2020Otila Filling StationHomabayHomabayOffering for sale Super Petrol meant for ExportSuper Petrol dispensing pumps sealed (closed)
1215.12.2020New City Filling StationWituLamuOffering for sale Diesel meant for ExportDiesel dispensing pumps sealed (closed)
1316.12.2020Ajab Filling StationKilifiMarereniOffering for sale Diesel meant for ExportDiesel dispensing pumps sealed (closed)
1416.12.2020Ngage Ng’ara Filling StationLamuMajambeni– Mpeketoni TownOffering for sale Super Petrol meant for ExportSuper Petrol dispensing pumps sealed (closed)
1516.10.2020Wedewo Filling stationHomabayRodi KopanyOffering for sale Diesel contaminated with Domestic keroseneDiesel dispensing pumps sealed (closed)
1618.12.2020Safe Line Filling StationNakuruLangalangaOffering for sale Diesel meant for ExportDiesel dispensing pumps sealed (closed)

EPRA is mandated to monitor petroleum products offered for sale in the local market with the aim of preventing motor fuel adulteration or dumping of export bound fuels. In this regard, EPRA undertakes a program of continuous monitoring of the quality of petroleum motor fuels on sale, transport and storage throughout the country.

You can report suspected cases of adulterated fuel or export dumping via phone number 0708 444 000 or USSD *363# or SMS Code 40850

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