28.5% of service stations in difficulty, according to Agnès Pannier-Runacher

The situation is improving markedly in Hauts-de-France but tensions remain high in Centre-Val-de-Loire.

The situation is very slightly improving this Friday in service stations in France. At 13h, “28.5%” of them were still experiencing difficulties this Friday, according to the Minister of Ecological Transition against 29.1% Thursday at 5 p.m.

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In the Hauts-de-France, particularly affected, the improvement is clear, since the proportion fell from 31.7% yesterday to 25.5% this Friday. Same trend in Île-de-France, where 37% of service stations face partial or total shortages against 38.8% on Thursday. Conversely, tensions remain high in Centre-Val-de-Loire (42.2% of stations in difficulty today, 41.2% yesterday).

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35 trucks left from the Dunkirk depot

The requisition measures put in place by the government are beginning to bear fruit. “Since yesterday evening, 35 36 m3 trucks, i.e. more than 20,000 full cars in order of magnitude, have been delivered from the Dunkirk depot“, underlined the Minister of Energy Transition, Agnès Pannier-Runacher.

The situation also benefits from the end of the social movement at Esso. In particular the restart of the Port-Jérôme-Gravenchon refinery: “the volumes pumped from the pipeline from the Port-Jérôme depot in Normandy are gradually arriving in Île-de-France to supply the networks of service stationsadded the minister.

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Following evening negotiations invited for the first time since the start of the strike on September 27 by TotalEnergies under pressure from the government, a compromise was sealed at midday between the CFDT and the CFE-CGC, with 56% representativeness between them. The strike initiated by the CGT, which is not a signatory to the agreement, continues however this Friday in the five sites of TotalEnergies.

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