Dry or stormed stations: a slight improvement in the Nord and Pas-de-Calais

What to know:

– Still no petrol at one in five stations in France. In Nord and Pas-de-Calais, more than 4 out of 10 stations are experiencing difficulties, according to the Minister of Ecological Transition. A decree has been issued to allow supply vehicles to circulate this weekend.

– The filling of jerry cans and cans remains banned until Monday evening in Pas-de-Calaisit also remains banned in the North.

– Priority vehicles: in the Pas-de-CalaisPriority vehicles are welcome at the stations Auchan of Saint-Martin-Boulogne (between 8 am and 10 am) and Leclerc d’Attin (between 9 am and 7 pm) and Leclerc Dainville (between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.). the prefecture of north broadcast a list of the affected stations last night, it could be updated.

– Why is it stuck? The difficulties are related to several factors: a strike movement since September 27 has blocked depots, including that of Flanders, located near Dunkirk. And a discount at the pump of 30 cents per liter per fuel. In this article we explain everything to you.

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7:36 pm In the region, the situation is improving a bit

On the fuel front, the situation seems to be finally improving this Saturday. The measures taken by the authorities on Wednesday appear to be paying off. We make up the balance.

7:20 pm The Under-Prefect of Montreuil during an almost surprise visit to the Leclerc d’Attin gas station

This Saturday afternoon, Frédéric Sampson paid a short visit at the station of Leclerc d’Attin where motorists are always numerous to refuel.

7 p.m. A step from the CGT to negotiations

TotalEnergies’ CGT proposed on Saturday to limit its demands to the issue of wage increases to begin negotiations on Monday amid a strike move in refineries and depots, which are still causing significant supply disruptions at gas stations, it says AFP.

The CGT began its move in late September to demand a 10% wage increase for 2022 – 7% for inflation, 3% for wealth sharing.

5:41 PM People at Auchan station in Noyelles-Godault

Requisitioned Friday by the prefecture for emergency services, the gas station of the Aushopping shopping center in Noyelles-Godault has been reopened to private individuals this Saturday. Motorists got there very early in the morning, noted one of our journalists on the spot.

All day long the parade of cars did not stop. To prevent congestion in the shopping center, security officers are deployed to facilitate access to the gas station. When motorists had to wait to refuel, the commercial area remained accessible without any problems, unlike the previous days.


5:11 pm It doesn’t work in Lille

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 all.

4:01 pm Break, wait, refuel… the three daily words of fuel seekers

The situation, both in Bruay and elsewhere, is not improving. In front of the station of Cora Bruay, Philippe, from security, must regulate and secure the circulation around the pumps.

15:01 hours Several blocking actions against Total sites in Belgium

A thousand people tried to block two TotalEnergies depots in Belgium this Saturday in an effort to end fossil fuels, the Belgian daily reports. The evening.

12:33 p.m. The CGT strike at TotalEnergies and ExxonMobil has been extended this Saturday

On Saturday, according to the CGT, three of the six French refineries were shut down: the largest refinery in TotalEnergies, in Normandy, and the two French refineries of the American Esso-ExxonMobil, where the movement was renewed this Saturday. ” We are about 70% strikers said Christophe Aubert, elected CGT at ExxonMobil, ” it’s the same workforce all weekend so it shouldn’t change and nothing comes out “.

The TotalEnergies refinery in Feyzin (Rhône) continues to produce, but “ there were 100% strikers in the forwarding department at 6 am. “said Pedro Afonso, elected to CGT. ” Usually there are 250 to 300 trucks a day and between 30 and 50 wagons – nothing goes out. »

12 hours. The Voice answers you: what do I risk if I break down on the highway?

As an indirect result of the fuel crisis, fuel shortages are increasing. Except that on the highway it is forbidden to stop on the hard shoulder because of running out of gas. Here’s what you risk if that happens.

11:41 am Still a few points of sale in Ternois

In Ternois it is not easy to find fuel. Several stations are dry. Where to find fuel? There is hope in the Carrefour Market station in Aubigny-en-Artois, which is stocked. Motorists are not allowed to spend more than 40 euros there. This Saturday morning the station was still open, but the sign could close if it was too busy.

11:33 am Very little waiting this Saturday morning to refuel in the Boulonnais

This Saturday morning, the queues at the entrance to gas stations have been significantly reduced. In the Boulonnais, at some pumps you don’t even have to wait to fill up. On the other hand, some tanks remain empty.

10:57. Fuel tankers will be able to circulate exceptionally this weekend

Two decrees that exceptionally allow the transport of hydrocarbons this weekend and Monday and temporarily relax the driving time restrictions for truck drivers in this sector have been published in the Official Gazette.

With a view to ” tensions on the supply of fuels observed in the national territory “, the bans on the movement of transport vehicles over 7.5 tons envisaged in an earlier decision of April 2021 were lifted for 8, 9 and 10 October 2022, for ” vehicles for the transport of hydrocarbon products, with the exception of butane, propane and gases for industrial use “.

The second decree provides for ” temporary deviations ” until ” exceeding the maximum daily driving time within the one hour limit ” and to ” exceeding the maximum weekly driving time within the limit of four hours » for the transport of fuel. Until Friday 14 October included.

10:50 am The exemplary patience of Cambrai . rural stations

Gas stations have been stormed in recent days. In the big cities, but also in the countryside, where supermarket teams and independent managers have tried to solve the constant cry. Hundreds and hundreds. Never seen.

9:55 AM A third station reserved for priority vehicles in Pas-de-Calais

At stations Auchan of Saint-Martin-Boulogne (from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.) Leclerc d’Antin (from 9am to 7pm) the station will be added Leclerc de Dainville (from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.), has just indicated the prefecture of Pas-de-Calais. ” Other road users are asked to show good citizenship and not to go to these stations. added the prefecture.

9:42. Driving on the reserve, how far can you go?

Given the difficulties in finding fuel, some motorists may run out of reserve. We explain how far you can go before the car comes to a stop.

9:13 a.m. Filling jerry cans is also prohibited in the North

The Pas-de-Calais had already confirmed it last night: filling jerry cans or cans is prohibited in the department until Monday evening.

The North pulls out without announcing an end date: filling jerry cans or cans remains prohibited. ” Do not make a preemptive purchase. Adopt civic behavior to ensure everyone’s needs are met “Adds the prefecture on Twitter.

9:05 a.m. “The discount caused supply disruptions”

The discount caused more significant supply disruptions at Total “with a situation” more pronounced in Hauts-de-France (…) because we have frontier workers who have come to take advantage of the prices at the pump and the aid instituted by the government added the Minister of Ecological Transition.

9 a.m. “To make it work (…) we must not deplete the stock we are replenishing too quickly”

We have taken authorizations to allow the tankers to circulate this weekend. We’ve cleared strategic inventory. There is indeed a topic, it is not to panic among motorists who tell themselves that they are rushing to the stations because there is a shortage. That’s why we call for calm “, estimated this Saturday morning on Franceinfo Christophe Béchu, Minister of Ecological Transition. ” I don’t think the French are panicking. I’m saying that for it to work, you need to restock in the stations, keep the tankers circulating, and don’t rush to stockpile what we replenish.. »

08:30. “The Hauts-de-France region is most affected, it is abnormal”

The Hauts-de-France region is most affected, it is abnormal. I would still like to know why asks Frank Dhersin. An effect of the discount at the pump that would attract our Belgian neighbours? ” Today it is people from Hauts-de-France who go to Belgium. I think, like many people, Xavier Bertrand thought the gas was too expensive, so we asked for a discount. If so, why wouldn’t there be the same effect in the other border regions, such as the Grand Est? »

8:25 am School buses can run at the beginning of the week

School buses are allowed to drive at the beginning of the week, but we barely have a view of these driving skills for three days adds Franck Dhersin.

8:22 AM One in two troubled resorts in Hauts-de-France

One in 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 Franck Dhersin, vice president of the Hauts-de-France region, responsible for mobility, transport infrastructure and ports, told Franceinfo this morning.

7:39. The Voice answers you: can the police check my fuel gauge?

This Friday, police officers directing traffic at a gas station in Arras went so far as to check gas meters. Do they have the right? We answer you here.

7:26. The strike comes to a standstill in the TotalEnergies depot in Mardyck

The Secretary General of the CGT at TotalEnergies announced this Friday that the strike movement started ten days ago on various sitesincluding that of the Mardyck depot, the main source of supply tensions in the Hauts-de-France region, last “.