Stations dry or stormed: Slight improvement on Nord and Pas de Calais

Stations dry or stormed: Slight improvement on Nord and Pas de Calais

What you need to know:

– There is still no gasoline at one of the five stations in France. According to the Minister of Environmental Transition, in the North and Pas de Calais, more than 4 out of 10 stations are experiencing difficulties. A decree was issued to allow the movement of delivery vehicles on weekends.

– Filling canisters and cans remains prohibited until Monday evening in Pas de Calais, it also remains prohibited in the north.

– Priority means of transport: in the village Pas de Calais, priority vehicles are welcome at the Auchan stations in Saint-Martin-Boulogne (8 a.m. to 10 a.m.) and Leclerc d’Athens (9 a.m. to 7 p.m.) and Leclerc-Danville (9 a.m. to 2 p.m. -th). Prefecture a North sent the list of relevant stations last night, it may be updated.

– Why did you stay? The difficulties are due to several factors: the strike has blocked warehouses since September 27, including the Flanders warehouses located near Dunkirk. And a discount at the gas station of 30 centimes per liter for fuel. We explain everything to you in this article.


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19:36 The situation in the region is improving a little

The situation on the fuel front seems to have finally improved this Saturday. The measures taken by the authorities on Wednesday seem to be beginning to bear fruit. Let’s summarize the results.

19:20 The sub-prefect of Montrey with an almost unexpected visit to the Leclerc d’Attin gas station

This Saturday afternoon, Frederic Sampson visited the Leclerc d’Attin station, which is always full of motorists, to refuel.

19:00 A step from CGT to negotiations

The CGT at TotalEnergies offered on Saturday to limit its demands to a wage increase to start talks on Monday amid strikes at refineries and warehouses, as a result of still-major supply disruptions at service stations, AFP says.

CGT launched its movement in late September demanding a 10% pay rise in 2022 – 7% for inflation, 3% for wealth distribution.

17:41 People at Auchan Station in Noual Gado

Requested by the prefecture on Friday for emergency services, the service station at the Aushopping mall in Neuilly-Gaudeau reopened for private use this Saturday. Car enthusiasts appeared there very early in the morning, one of our journalists noted on the spot.

Throughout the day, the parade of cars did not stop. To avoid traffic jams in the mall, security has been mobilized to facilitate access to the STA. If motorists had to wait for refueling, then, unlike in the past days, access to the commercial area remained without difficulties.

17:11 Lily is not getting better

This Saturday in the middle of the day, several journalists from La Voix du Nord inspected the pumps located in the “heart of Lille”, a perimeter demarcated by peripheral devices. Esso on Kennedy Street only has diesel left. And that’s all.

16:01 Gap, waiting, refueling… the three daily words of those looking for fuel

The situation in Bruai, like elsewhere, is not improving. In front of the Cora Bruay station, Philip from security has to regulate and ensure traffic around the pumps.

15:01 In Belgium, there are several actions to block Total sites

A thousand people tried to block two TotalEnergies warehouses in Belgium this Saturday to demand an end to the use of fossil fuels, a Belgian daily reported. Evening.

12:33 The CGT strike at TotalEnergies and ExxonMobil has resumed this Saturday

According to the CGT, three of six French refineries were still closed on Saturday: the largest TotalEnergies refinery in Normandy and the two French refineries of the US Esso-ExxonMobil, where traffic was restored this Saturday. ” About 70% of us are strikers “, Christoph Ober, elected CGT at ExxonMobil clarified, ” it’s the same workforce every weekend so it doesn’t have to change and nothing goes out “.

The TotalEnergies refinery in Fezine (Rhône) continues to produce, but ” in the control room at 6 am there were 100% strikers. “, – stated Pedro Afonso, elected by the CGT.” Usually 250-300 trucks a day and 30 to 50 wagons – nothing goes there. »

12 hours. The Voice answers you: what do I risk if I break down on the track?

As an indirect consequence of the fuel crisis, fuel shortages are growing. Except that it’s illegal to stop on the side of the road when you run out of gas. Here’s what you risk when that happens.

11:41 am There are still few outlets in Ternois

It is not easy to find fuel in Ternois. It is dry at several stations. Where to find fuel? There is hope at the Carrefour Market station in Abigail-en-Artois, which has been delivered. Car enthusiasts cannot spend more than 40 euros there. The station was still open this Saturday morning, but the sign might close if it gets too busy.

11:33 a.m. Very little wait on this Saturday morning to fill up at Boulonnais

This Saturday morning, the queues at the entrance to gas stations were significantly shorter. At Boulonnais, you don’t even have to wait to fill up at some pumps. On the other hand, some tanks remain empty.

10:57. Fuel tankers will be able to run only this weekend

Two decrees were published in the Official Journal that allowed the transportation of hydrocarbons this weekend and Monday, and temporarily eased driving time restrictions for truckers in this sector.

In connection with ” There is tension in the country’s fuel supplies “From October 8, 9 and 10, 2022, bans on the movement of vehicles weighing more than 7.5 tons, established by the previous decree of April 2021, have been lifted, on ” vehicles for transporting hydrocarbon products, except for butane, propane and industrial gases “.

The second decree provides ” temporary deviations “to” exceeding the maximum daily driving time within one hour ” and to ” exceeding the maximum weekly driving time within four hours » for transporting fuel. Until Friday, October 14 inclusive.

10:50 a.m. Exemplary patience of the Cambrai countryside stations

In recent days, they stormed the STA. In big cities, but also in rural areas, where supermarket teams and independent managers tried to cope with constant challenges. Hundreds and hundreds. Never seen.

9:55 a.m. Third station reserved for priority vehicles at Pas de Calais

At the stations Auchan Saint Martin Boulogne (from 8 to 10 am) Leclerc d’Anten (from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.) Art Leclerc de Danville (9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.), just indicated the préfecture of Pas de Calais. ” Other road users are asked to be civil and not enter these stations. “, the prefecture adds.

9:42 a.m. Driving through the reserve, how far can you go?

Given the difficulties in finding fuel, some motorists may come to stock up. We explain to you how far you can go before the car stops.

9:13 a.m. It remains prohibited to fill jerry cans in the North as well

Pas de Calais already confirmed this last night: the filling of canisters or cans is prohibited in the department until Monday evening.

Midnight evens out without announcing an expiration date: filling canisters or cans remains prohibited. ” Do not make a precautionary purchase. Adopt civil behavior to ensure everyone’s needs are met “Adds prefecture on Twitter.

9:05 a.m. “Discount has caused supply disruptions”

The discount caused more noticeable supply disruptions at Total “, with the situation” more noticeable in the Hauts-de-France (…) because we have border workers who have come to take advantage of the pump prices and the aid that the government has introduced – added the Minister of Environmental Transition.

9 am “For this to work (…) we must not destock too quickly on what we replenish”

We have received permits for tanker trucks to move this weekend. We have released strategic stocks. There is indeed a theme, it will not end in panic among motorists who tell themselves that because there will be a shortage, they will rush to the station. Therefore, we call for calm ” According to estimates this Saturday morning on Franceinfo Christophe Bechu, Minister of Environmental Transition. ” I don’t think the French are panicking. I’m saying that in order for this to work, you need to restock the station, allow the tank trucks to circulate, and make sure we don’t destock too quickly when we replenish. »

8:30 a.m. “Haute-de-France is the worst hit, it’s not normal”

The Haute-de-France region was the worst hit, it’s not normal. I would like to know why – asks Frank Dersin. What effect would a gas discount have on our Belgian neighbors? ” People from Haut-de-France are going to Belgium today. I think, like many people, Xavier Bertrand found the petrol too expensive, so we asked for a discount. If it was because of this, why wouldn’t it have the same effect in other border regions like the Grand Est? »

8:25 a.m. School buses will start running at the beginning of the week

School buses will be able to run at the beginning of the week, but we only have the option to run in three days — adds Frank Dersin.

8:22 a.m. Every second resort in Haut-de-France is struggling

There is no fuel at one of the two stations, you have to drive several tens of kilometers and wait more than an hour to find the fuel that suits you, and always in difficult conditions “, reveals Franck Dersin, Vice President of the Haut-de-France region responsible for mobility, transport infrastructure and ports, this morning on Franceinfo.

7:39. “Voice” answers you: can the police check my fuel gauge?

This Friday, police officers regulating traffic at a gas station in Arras went so far as to check the fuel gauges. Do they have the right? We answer you here.

7:26 a.m. At the TotalEnergies depot in Mardyk, the strike dragged on

The general secretary of the CGT TotalEnergies announced on Friday that the strike began ten days ago at several sites, including the Mardyck depot, the main cause of supply tensions in the Hauts region. the last one “.

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