Section 92 of the Petroleum Act, 2019 mandates the Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA) to monitor petroleum products offered for sale in the local market. The monitoring exercise is aimed at preventing motor fuel adulteration or dumping of export bound fuels. Accordingly, the Authority undertakes a program of continuous monitoring of the quality of petroleum motor fuels on sale, transport and storage throughout the country.
Pursuant to Section 92(b) of the Petroleum Act 2019, a person who stores, transports or offers for sale adulterated Petroleum, commits an offence and shall on conviction, be liable to a fine of not less than five million shillings or to a term of imprisonment of not less than two years or both.
Further, the Authority urges members of the public to stay vigilant and to report suspected cases of non-compliance through the following email firstname.lastname@example.org or hotline number 0708 444 000.