The Donges refinery near Saint-Nazaire has been on strike since Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Pension Reform: The Donges Refinery Draws out the Strike Before the Day of January 9th

The national mobilization day against the pension reform is scheduled for January 9th. The refineries have been on strike since Tuesday 7th January 2020. Since the beginning of December 2019, at the call of the CGT, the refineries have been on strike from time to time. This time the duration becomes longer. Since this Tuesday 7th January […]

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The Total refinery at Gonfreville-l'Orcher, near Le Havre, after a fire that shifted into the night on December 14,th

Fire Under Control at the Total Refinery in Le Havre, the Largest in France

The fire that broke out in the Gonfreville-l’Orcher refinery was on the verge of extinction, Saturday 14th December 2019. This platform produces 253,000 barrels per day. The fire of a crude oil pump in the Total refinery of Normandy, the largest in France classified Seveso high threshold, caused significant plumes of smoke Saturday, December 14, 2019, at dawn […]

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Unblocking the Donges refinery by force will make no difference to fuel shortages

Donges: Unlock by Force “Would not Change Anything,” said the CGT

According to the CGT, at the Donges refinery, the strike of staff is sufficient to significantly reduce the supply of tankers. Christophe Hiou, CGT delegate of the Donges refinery, has re-mobilized his troops yesterday after a peaceful blockade over the weekend.  According to the union, while the storage site at Vern-sur-Seiche (Ille-et -Vilaine) has undergone […]

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The refinery at Donges has been blocked causing a panic on Fuel

Blocked Refinery: Will We Run Out of Gas in Loire-Atlantique ?

Donges, the second refinery of France, the Total group, is blocked Thursday morning, at the call of the CGT. What impact on the supply of petrol stations? The second refinery in France, the Total group, was blocked for 24 hours between 5 am Tuesday, and Wednesday 5 pm. Thursday morning as part of a new […]

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