List Of Killer Petrol Stations Selling Fake And Dangerous Fuel In Kenya

KEY POINTS

  • The energy and petroleum regulatory authority (EPRA) has named 19 local petrol stations selling fake, adulterated and dangerous fuel in the market.
  • The EPRA in a statement released on Tuesday evening revealed that they did 5132 tests at 1100 petrol stations. This exercise established that only 98.27 percent had complied, with 19 others not compliant.
  • As a result, most of these petrol stations were ordered to pay fines while others were shut down with immediate effect for failing to comply with EPRA regulations completely.

The energy and petroleum regulatory authority (EPRA) has named 19 local petrol stations selling fake, adulterated and dangerous fuel in the Kenyan market.

The EPRA in a statement released on Tuesday evening revealed that they did 5132 tests at 1100 petrol stations. This exercise established that only 98.27 percent had complied, with 19 others not compliant.

As a result, most of these petrol stations were ordered to pay fines while others were shut down with immediate effect for failing to comply with EPRA regulations completely. Below is the list of those petrol stations as reported by a local publication:

1). Letesh Filling station in Gachie, Kiambu County caught dealing in domestic kerosene maker and dilution was detected in domestic kerosene. EPRA closed it.

2). Evolving Filling in Majengo, Vihiga County was found offering the sale of kerosene meant for export with the diluted domestic maker and fined Ksh108,618.

3). Mitango Filling Kitui Nguni was found offering for sale Diesel meant for export and closed down.

4). Al-Marshidy Filling Station in Wajir County was caught offering the sale of diesel containing high sulfur content and shutdown.

5).Yememia Filling Station in Kiritiri, Embu County Was caught selling diesel containing high sulfur and shut down

6). Raywen Filling Station in Makindu, Makueni County caught offering the sale of super petrol adulterated with domestic kerosene and ordered to shut down

7).Eric Oima filling station in Homabay County was caught selling super petrol adulterated with domestic kerosene and dined Ksh50,000

8).Patience Filling station in Tharaka Nithi was found selling super petrol that is adulterated with domestic kerosene and fined Ksh215, 594.

9). Lake Oil Mtwapa Service Station in Kilifi County was closed down after EPRA found them selling domestic kerosene marker and diluted kerosene.

10). Hass Petroleum Marsabit Station was fined Ksh250,404 after they were caught selling super petrol adulterated with kerosene

11). Chebarbar Filling station in Nandi County was found offering the sale of diesel meant for export and closed down by EPRA.

12). Sidex Filling Station in Tabuga, Nakuru County was caught selling diesel meant for export and closed down.

13). Ombac Filling station in Joska, Machakos County was caught offering the sale of diesel and shut down.

14). Kamburu Service station in Masinga, Machakos County was caught selling Diesel meant for export and shut down.

15). Peak Oil Limited in Machakos County was found selling diesel meant for export and closed by EPRA

16). In God We Trust Filling station in Othoo, Migori County was closed after EPRA found the sale of sulfur petrol meant for export.

17). Bunde Filling Station in Othoo, Migori County was also closed after it was found offering super petrol adulterated with domestic kerosene.

18). Chabera Filling station in Homabay County was found selling super petrol adulterated with domestic kerosene and closed.

19). Jabura Filling Station – Kibos, Kisumu County found offering the sale of Diesel meant for export ordered to pay Ksh 108,618.

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