What you need to know:
– There is still no gasoline at one in five stations in France. In Nord and Pas-de-Calais, more than 4 out of 10 stations are in difficulty according to the Minister for the Ecological Transition. A decree has been issued to allow the circulation of supply vehicles this weekend.
– The filling of drums and cans remains prohibited until Monday night in Pas-de-Calais, it also remains prohibited in the North.
– Priority vehicles: in the Pas de Calais, priority vehicles are welcome at Auchan stations in Saint-Martin-Boulogne (between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m.) and Leclerc d’Attin (between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m.) and Leclerc Dainville (between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. hours). the prefecture of North transmitted last night a list of the stations in question, it could be updated.
– Why is it stuck? The difficulties are linked to several factors: a strike movement since September 27 has blocked warehouses, including the one in Flanders, located near Dunkirk. And a discount at the pump of 30 cents per liter for fuel. We explain everything in this article.
20:11 This is the end of this live, thanks for following me.
19:36 In the region, the situation is improving a little
The situation finally seems to be improving this Saturday on the fuel front. The measures taken by the authorities on Wednesday appear to be beginning to bear fruit. We take stock.
19:20 The sub-prefect of Montreuil in an almost surprise visit to the Leclerc d’Attin service station
This Saturday afternoon, Frédéric Sampson made a brief visit to the Leclerc d’Attin station, where motorists are always numerous to come and refuel.
7 pm A step of the CGT towards the negotiation
The TotalEnergies CGT proposed on Saturday to limit its demands to the issue of wage increases to start negotiations on Monday in the midst of a strike movement in refineries and warehouses, at the origin of still major supply cuts at service stations, says AFP.
The CGT began its movement at the end of September to demand a 10% salary increase by 2022: 7% for inflation, 3% for wealth distribution.
17:41 People at Auchan station in Noyelles-Godault
Requisitioned by the prefecture on Friday for emergency services, the service station of the Aushopping shopping center in Noyelles-Godault reopened to individuals this Saturday. Motorists showed up there very early in the morning, noted one of our on-site journalists.
Throughout the day, the parade of cars did not stop. To avoid congestion in the shopping center, security guards are mobilized to facilitate access to the service station. If motorists had to wait to refuel, the commercial area remained accessible without difficulty, unlike the previous days.
17:11 in Lille, it doesn’t work
This Saturday in the middle of the afternoon, several journalists from La Voix du Nord toured the pumps located in the “heart of Lille”, the perimeter delimited by the peripherals. There was only diesel left at Esso on Kennedy Street. And that’s it.
16:01 Break, wait, refuel… the three daily words of fuel seekers
The situation, in Bruay as elsewhere, is not improving. In front of the Cora Bruay station, Philippe, from security, must regulate and secure the traffic around the pumps.
15:01 In Belgium, several blocking actions against Total sites
A thousand people tried to block two TotalEnergies warehouses in Belgium on Saturday in an attempt to demand an end to fossil fuels, reports the Belgian newspaper. The night.
12:33 The CGT strike at TotalEnergies and ExxonMobil is renewed this Saturday
On Saturday, three of the six French refineries were still closed, according to the CGT: the largest TotalEnergies refinery, in Normandy, and the two French refineries of the American Esso-ExxonMobil, where the movement was renewed this Saturday. ” We are about 70% strikers “, specified Christophe Aubert, elected CGT at ExxonMobil, ” it is the same template all weekend, so it should not change and nothing comes out there “.
The TotalEnergies refinery in Feyzin (Rhône) continues to produce, but “ there were 100% strikers in the dispatch department at 6 am “, declared Pedro Afonso, elected CGT. ” Usually there are 250 to 300 trucks a day and 30 to 50 railcars, nothing happens out there. »
12 hours. La Voz answers you: what am I risking if I have a breakdown on the highway?
As an indirect consequence of the fuel crisis, fuel shortages are on the rise. Except that on the road it is forbidden to stop on the shoulder to run out of gas. This is what you risk if that happens.
11:41 Still few outlets in Ternois
In Ternois, it is not easy to find fuel. Several seasons are dry. Where to find fuel? There is hope at the Carrefour Market station in Aubigny-en-Artois, which has been supplied. Motorists cannot spend more than 40 euros there. This Saturday morning the station was still open, but the sign might be closed if it got too busy.
11:33 Very little wait this Saturday morning to refuel at the Boulonnais
This Saturday morning, the queues at the entrance of gas stations have been considerably reduced. At Boulonnais, at certain pumps, you don’t even have to wait to refuel. On the other hand, some tanks remain empty.
10:57. Oil tankers will be able to circulate exceptionally this weekend
Two decrees have been published in the Official Gazette that exceptionally authorize the transport of hydrocarbons this weekend and on Monday, and temporarily relax the restrictions regarding the driving time of truckers in this sector.
In view of ” tensions in fuel supply observed in the national territory “, the prohibitions on the circulation of transport vehicles of more than 7.5 tons provided for by a previous decree of April 2022 were lifted for October 8, 9 and 10, 2022, for” vehicles for the transport of hydrocarbon products, except butane, propane and gases for industrial use “.
The second decree provides ” temporary exceptions ” a ” exceed the maximum daily driving time within the limit of one hour ” and to ” exceed the maximum weekly driving time within the four-hour limit » for the transport of fuel. Until Friday October 14 included.
10:50 The exemplary patience of the Cambrai field stations
Service stations have been robbed in recent days. In the big cities, but also in the countryside, where supermarket teams and independent managers have tried to deal with the constant calls. Hundreds and hundreds. never seen.
9:55 am A third station reserved for priority vehicles in Pas-de-Calais
in the seasons Auchan of Saint-Martin-Boulogne (from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.) Leclerc d’Antin (from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.) the station is added Leclerc de Dainville (from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.), just indicated the prefecture of Pas-de-Calais. ” Other road users are asked to show good citizenship and not to go to these stations. “, adds the prefecture.
9:42. Driving in the reserve, how far can you go?
Given the difficulties in finding fuel, some motorists may reach their reserve. We explain how far it is possible to go before the car stops.
9:13 am Filling drums is also still prohibited in the north
Pas-de-Calais had already confirmed it last night: the filling of drums or cans is prohibited in the department until Monday night.
The North is aligned, without announcing an end date: the filling of drums or cans is still prohibited. ” Do not make a preemptive purchase. Practice civic behavior to ensure everyone’s needs are met. “Add the prefecture on Twitter.
9:05 am “Reimbursement caused supply interruptions”
” Reimbursement caused more marked supply interruptions in Total “, with a situation” more marked in Hauts-de-France (…) because we have cross-border workers who have come to take advantage of the prices at gas stations and the aid that the government has put in place added the Minister of Ecological Transition.
9 am “For it to work (…) we must not run out of stock too quickly of what we are replenishing”
” We have taken authorizations so that the tank trucks can circulate this weekend. We release strategic stock. Yes, there is an issue, it is not to end a panic movement with motorists who tell themselves that as there will be shortages, they will rush to the stations. That’s why we call for calm “, Dear this Saturday morning on Franceinfo Christophe Béchu, Minister of Ecological Transition. ” I don’t think the French will panic. I say that for it to work we have to put stock back in the stations, let the tanker trucks circulate and that we don’t run out of supplies too quickly.. »
08:30 a.m. “The Hauts-de-France region is the most affected, it is abnormal”
” The Hauts-de-France region is the most affected, it is abnormal. I’d still like to know why Franck Dhersin asks. An effect of the discount at the pump that would attract our Belgian neighbors? ” Today it is the people from Hauts-de-France who go to Belgium. I think that, like many people, Xavier Bertrand thought that petrol was too expensive, so we asked for a discount. If it were for this, why wouldn’t there be the same effect in the other border regions, like the Great East? »
8:25 a.m. School buses will be allowed to run early in the week
” School buses will be able to circulate at the beginning of the week, but we have a vision of just three days in this circulation capacity adds Franck Dhersin.
8:22 am One out of two stations in difficulty in Hauts-de-France
” One out of every two stations has no fuel, you have to travel several tens of kilometers and wait more than an hour to try to find the fuel that suits you, and always in difficult conditions “, indicates Franck Dhersin, vice president of the Hauts-de-France Region in charge of mobility, transport infrastructure and ports, this morning on Franceinfo.
7:39. The Voice answers you: can the police check my fuel gauge?
This Friday, the policemen who regulated traffic at a gas station in Arras came to check the gasoline indicators. They have the right? We answer you here.
7:26. At the TotalEnergies warehouse in Mardyck, the strike is bogged down
The general secretary of the CGT at TotalEnergies announced on Friday that the strike movement began ten days ago at several sites, including the Mardyck depot, the main cause of supply tensions in the Hauts-de-France region, it was to last “.