Published Jun 28, 2016

A number of stations were found to have diesel or super petrol contaminated with kerosene, while others sold fuel products meant for export.

Avis Energy filling station was closed but is set to reopen after upgrading their products and paying taxes and penalties of Sh150,000. The station was found to be selling diesel contaminated with domestic kerosene.

Patoil filling stations and Mukaa filling station will also be reopened after paying fines of Sh100,000 and Sh684,235 respectively.

ERC said during the period between March and May 2016, a total of 4,532 tests were carried out in 823 petroleum outlets.

"From the tests, 96.1 per cent were found to be compliant while others were non-compliant," the statement read.

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