Petroleum Pump Prices Revised – July 2023

The Energy Regulation Board (ERB) has adjusted the pump price of Petrol upwards by K0.48/litre. The price of Diesel has been maintained while the price of Kerosene and Jet A-1 have been reduced by Kl.21/lltre and Kl.29/litre, respectively. The main drivers for the changes in petroleum prices are the movements in international oil price and […]

Warning against use of unauthorised containers

The Energy Regulation Board (ERB) has noted with concern the use of unauthorised portable containers, particularly plastic, to buy or store fuel which poses great risk to both human life and property. Members of the public are therefore cautioned against using unauthorised plastic containers. In recent times, a dangerous practice has emerged where fuel is […]

Clarification on Petroleum Supply Chain Functions

The Energy Regulation Board (ERB) would like to reiterate that its role in the petroleum supply chain is restricted to determining the price at which petroleum products should be sold in order to meet costs of all the players and ensure adequate funds for procurement of subsequent stocks. This function is stipulated and provided for […]

Progress On The Fuel Marking Program In Zambia Against Fuel Adulteration And Dumping

The Energy Regulation Board (ERB) commenced the marking of fuel in Zambia on 15th February 2018. This followed the promulgation of the Statutory Instrument:  “Energy Regulation (Fuel Marking and Monitoring) Regulations, No. 69 of 2017”. Fuel marking is a process of adding an invisible bio-chemical substance in small and prescribed quantities to all legitimate fuel […]

Road fuel tankers are authorised to drive daily

The Energy Regulation Board (ERB) wishes to advise that there are no restrictions on which days of the week Road (Fuel) Tank vehicles are allowed to move in order to guarantee security of supply and avoid fuel shortages in the country. This follows inquiries received by the ERB that some stakeholders were restricting Road Fuel […]

ERB launches Integrity Committee

The Energy Regulation Board (ERB) launched its first ever Integrity Committee intended to champion corporate values, national ethical principles and avert possible corrupt practices within the regulatory process in Zambia. In line with the COVID 19 Public Health guidelines, the launch was held in the ERB Auditorium at Head Office in Lusaka and was only […]