Blocking of Oil Sites: CGT Calls for a General Strike on 23rd November

The ultimatum to the government not having followed up, the unions CGT call for a general strike of oil depots on the 23rd November to maintain their collective agreements They call for a general strike of oil sites (refining, petrochemicals, fuel depots and port depots, airport stations, etc.) on 23rd November 2017, for a duration of 24 hours. In …

Charente: CRS Dislodge the Strikers of La Rochelle, Back to Normal at the Pump

The strikers CGT and FO could not reblock fuel depots La Pallice tonight. At 3, they found themselves facing the CRS protecting access and exit of Picoty and SLB deposits. The dozen protesters are therefore content to distribute leaflets in front of the port. UPDATED Tuesday 9.30am Consequences: tank trucks are back in the stations, like this …

Fuel Prices at Gas Stations Rose Sharply Last Week

AUTOMOTIVE: Diesel fuel rose 2.61 cents, and that of petrol without lead SP95 3.51 cents … Bad news for motorists. Prices of fuels sold in service stations in France rose sharply last week, according to official figures published Monday. Fuel  the most sold in France with about 80% of volumes sold, diesel oil rose 2.61 cents to 1.2154 euro per liter on …

Fuel: At Total, Gradual Return to Normal

The Total group announced on Friday that just 60 petrol stations were experiencing fuel problems out of 340 of its Paris Region network, following supply problems related to the strike of truck drivers of hazardous materials, which ended Thursday. In comparison, 82 stations of the group in Ile-de-France were still experiencing fuel shortages late Thursday …

Fuel: The CGT Announces a Return to Normal on Thursday

After six days of strikes that have dried up several hundred service stations in France, the spokesman of the CGT federation of transport announced on Thursday morning that the supply of Fuel should resume on Thursday. Fabrice Michaud, spokesman of the CGT federation for transport, said Thursday morning that “the recovery” of labor in the fuel depots …

Fuel: Unions meet the Ministry of Transport on Wednesday

The Minister of Transport, Elizabeth Borne, organizes this Wednesday a meeting with the unions of the drivers transporting hazardous materials in the heart of a social movement which leads to fuel shortages in Île-de-France. The government has confirmed that they have had discussions on Wednesday the trade unions to discuss the situation of the strike by …

Fuel: Sixth day of strike of Tanker Drivers, 850 affected stations

Employees of road transport of hazardous materials (fuel, gas, chemicals …) begin their sixth day of strike for better recognition of the profession. Wednesday morning, more than 800 petrol stations were affected by the move, including 429 in total shortage. Truck drivers transporting hazardous materials (fuels, gas …) were beginning Wednesday in the Ile de France …

Fuel Tankers Strike: Should we Fear a Shortage?

The CGT called for an unlimited strike of drivers of hazardous materials (fuel, gas, chemicals …) from Friday. According to the union, a majority of drivers are on strike this Friday in Ile-de-France. If this strike, triggered full weekend of Ascension continues, it could lead to supply problems but the UFIP (French Union of Petroleum Industries) is …