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Exposed: List of 8 Illegal Cooking Gas Companies in Nairobi

The Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA) has issued a warning on illegal cooking gas companies operating in Nairobi

In a notice published in local dailies on Monday, July 5, the authority noted that the companies refilled, traded and dealt with liquified gas cylinders of other licensees without written consent from the parent companies.

The notice also showed that the companies supplied filled gas cylinders without any seals as directed by the authority.

The crackdown was carried out between April and June 2021 in accordance with the Energy Act.

City Gas Limited Along Shimo la Tewa Road, Green Energy Limited off Airport North Road, More Gas Limited along Lunga Lunga Road and Eco-Energy Limited along Lunga Lunga Road.

Others are Salama Gas Limited off Mombasa Road, Valley Gas Limited along Shimo la Tewa Road, Moto Gas Limited off Kangundo Road and Kofurow Gas Limited along Old Mombasa Road.

This comes even as a crackdown on fake petroleum products across the country intensify.

On June 30, EPRA released the names of petrol stations that had been caught selling adulterated fuel in a bid to curb the menace.

The regulator stated that it had found eleven stations that were either selling diluted fuel or fuel bound for export for a period of three months from April to June 2021.

The Authority highlighted that the petrol stations found to be non-compliant were situated in Nairobi, Marsabit, Meru, Trans Nzoia, Homabay, West Pokot, Migori, Nakuru, Kilifi, Meru and Lamu counties.

In April 2020, Singer Ruth Matete's husband became a casualty of a faulty cooking gas product when he passed away following a gas explosion at their house.

Beloved John Apewajoye, passed away after succumbing to burn injuries sustained after an accidental gas explosion.

According to autopsy report, the explosion damaged most of his internal organs after which he spent weeks in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) before his death.

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EPRA Lunga Lunga Road Mombasa Road Nairobi Salama Gas Limited

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