The Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA) has issued a list of 14 filling stations that sell adulterated fuel.
EPRA also named eight Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) dealers who have been operating illegally.
EPRA kick-started the 3-month investigations in July, 2021 carrying out over 5,000 tests. During the tests, over 1,151 petroleum sites were discovered to be selling fuel meant for exportation.
“The stations were identified after a continuous monitoring of the quality of petroleum motor fuels on sale, transport and storage throughout the country,” the statement read in part.
The stations listed are located in Nairobi, Nakuru, Homa Bay, Bungoma, Busia, Marsabit and Kakamega.
The listed stations that are situates in Nairobi include; Alfa Gas Limited in Makadara, Spareman Trading Limited Home Gas that is off Enterprise Road, Easi Cooking Gas Limited off Lunga Lunga Road, Unregistered Site, along Rangwe Road, More Gas Limited in Industrial Area and Menengai Engineering and Petroleum in Makadara.
Also roped in in the list of shame are; Tydes General Merchants Limited at Nyeri Ragati in Market, Depar Limited in Sagana town, Kirinyaga, Saxiib Filling Station in Murang’a, Street Travellers SACCO Filling Station at Kanu street in Nakuru, Jasho Filling Station in Homabay, Saifa Filling Station in Kemera, Nyamira, and Nyang’inja Filling Station in Kendu Bay.
Others are; Homabay, Ola Energy Kakamega A Service Station in Kakamega, Geoffrey Omenda Filling Station at Kimwanga Kanu in Bungoma, Truck KBA 561P ZD 9695 Owner, Waves Petroleum Limited at the Busia One-Stop Border and Truck KBU 016N W 7976 Owner- Joseph Karoba at the Busia One-Stop Border.
Also in the list are; Bahari Filling Station in Wundanyi, Taita Taveta, Habiba Adan Fuel Samples at Moyale Police Station in Marsabit, Mariam Ibrahim Adan Fuel Samples at Moyale and Fatuma Hassan Adan Fuel Sample at Moyale Police Station