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 …

Nantes: Slight Leakage of Fuel, the Gas Station Closed Temporarily

A security perimeter was established around the Carrefour service station on the edge of Nantes at Saint-Herblain. An overflow of oil from the tanker forced the temporary closure of the pumps … A security perimeter was established around the Carrefour service station on the edge of Nantes at Saint-Herblain. An overflow of oil from the tanker …

French fall out of love with diesel

SALES of diesel cars in France are starting to fall for the first time in 15 years, as drivers prepare for anti-diesel measures being introduced by the government and some cities. Diesel accounted for less than 60% of new cars sold in France in March, down from a 67% market share in the same month …