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

What you need to know:

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

– The filling of cans and cans remains prohibited until Monday evening in the Pas-de-Calais, it is also prohibited in the North.

– Priority vehicles: in Pass of Calais, priority vehicles are welcomed in the Auchan stations of Saint-Martin-Boulogne (between 8:00 and 10:00) and Leclerc d’Attin (between 9:00 and 19:00) and Leclerc Dainville (between 9:00 and 14:00). The prefecture of North a list of the stations concerned was broadcast last night, it could be updated.

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


20:11 This is the end of this live, thanks for following.

19:36 In the region, the situation is slightly improving

The situation finally seems to be improving this Saturday on the fuel front. The measures taken on Wednesday by the authorities seem to be starting to bear fruit. Let’s take stock.

19:20 The sub-prefect of Montreuil on an almost surprise visit to the service station of Leclerc d’Attin

This Saturday afternoon, Frédéric Sampson made a brief visit to the Leclerc d’Attin station, where motorists are always numerous to refuel.

19:00 A step from the CGT towards negotiations

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 in refineries and depots, leading to still significant supply disruptions at gas stations, he says. AFP.

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

17:41 People at the Auchan station in Noyelles-Godault

Requisitioned on Friday by the prefecture for emergency services, the service station at the Aushopping shopping center in Noyelles-Godault reopened to private individuals this Saturday. Motorists showed up there very early in the morning, one of our reporters noticed on the spot.

The parade of cars did not stop throughout the day. To avoid congestion in the mall, security guards are mobilized to facilitate access to the service station. While motorists had to wait to fill up, 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 took a tour of the pumps located in the “heart of Lille”, the perimeter bordered by the suburbs. There was only diesel left at Esso on Kennedy Street. And this is all.

16:01 Breaking, waiting, refueling … 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, has to regulate and secure the traffic around the pumps.

15:01 In Belgium, several blocking actions against Total sites

A thousand people were trying to block two TotalEnergies depots in Belgium this Saturday in an attempt to demand an end to fossil fuels, the Belgian newspaper reports. The evening.

12:33 The CGT strike at TotalEnergies and ExxonMobil was 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% attackers “, said Christophe Aubert, elected CGT to ExxonMobil,” it’s the same workforce all weekend, so it shouldn’t change and, there, nothing comes out “.

The TotalEnergies refinery in Feyzin (Rhône) continues to produce, but ” there were 100% strikers in the shipping department at 6am. “Declared Pedro Afonso, elected CGT. ” There are usually 250 to 300 trucks a day and 30 to 50 wagons – there’s nothing going on out there.

12 hours. La Voce answers you: what do I risk if I break down on the motorway?

As an indirect consequence of the fuel crisis, fuel shortages are increasing. Except on the motorway, it is forbidden to stop on the hard shoulder due to lack of petrol. Here’s what you risk if that happens.

11:41 Still few stores in Ternois

It is not easy to find fuel in Ternois. Several stations are dry. Where to find fuel? There is hope at the Aubigny-en-Artois Carrefour market station, which has been refueled. Motorists cannot spend more than 40 euros there. This Saturday morning the station was still open but the sign may close if too busy.

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

This Saturday morning the queues at the entrance to the petrol stations have been significantly reduced. In the Boulonnais, at certain pumps, you don’t even have to wait to fill up. Some tanks remain empty instead.

10:57. Fuel carriers will be exceptionally able to travel this weekend

Two decrees have been published in the Official Gazette which exceptionally authorize the transport of hydrocarbons this weekend and Monday, and which temporarily ease the constraints in terms of driving time for hauliers in this sector.

In view of the ” tensions on the supply of fuels observed on the national territory “, for 8, 9 and 10 October 2022 the prohibitions on the circulation of means of transport exceeding 7.5 tons envisaged by a previous decree of April 2021 were lifted, for” vehicles for the transport of hydrocarbon products, with the exception of butane, propane and gas for industrial use “.

The second decree provides ” temporary exemptions ” to ” exceeding the maximum daily driving time within the limit of one hour ” it’s at ” exceeding the maximum weekly driving time within the limit of four hours »For the transport of fuel. Until Friday 14 October inclusive.

10:50 The exemplary patience of Cambrai’s country stations

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

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

At the stations Auchan of Saint-Martin-Boulogne (from 8:00 to 10:00) Leclerc d’Antin (from 9:00 to 19:00) the station is added Leclerc de Dainville (from 9:00 to 14:00), has just indicated the prefecture of Pas-de-Calais. ” Other road users are requested 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 arrive in their supply. We explain how far you can go before the car stops.

9:13 Even in the North it is forbidden to fill the cans

The Pas-de-Calais had already confirmed this yesterday evening: in the department it is forbidden to fill cans or cans until Monday evening.

The North aligns itself, without announcing an end date: it is forbidden to fill cans or cans. ” Do not make an advance purchase. Engage in civic behavior to ensure that everyone’s needs are met “Adds the prefecture on Twitter.

9:05 am “Discount caused supply outages”

The discount caused more marked supply disruptions to Total “, With a situation” more marked in Hauts-de-France (…) because we have cross-border commuters who have come to take advantage of the prices at the pump and the aid put in place by the government added the Minister of Ecological Transition.

9 in the morning. “For this to work (…) we must not empty what we are supplying too quickly”

We have taken the clearances for the tankers to be able to circulate this weekend. We have released strategic stocks. There is in fact an argument, it is not to end up with a panic movement with motorists who tell themselves that since there will be a shortage, they rush to the stations. For this we ask for calm “, Estimated this Saturday morning on Franceinfo Christophe Béchu, Minister of Ecological Transition. ” I don’t think the French are panicking. I say that to make it work we need to put the stocks back in the stations, let the tankers circulate and that we do not empty what we supply too quickly.. ”

08:30. “The Hauts-de-France region is the hardest hit, it’s abnormal”

The Hauts-de-France region is the hardest hit, it’s abnormal. I still want to know why Franck Dhersin asks. An effect of the pump discount that would attract our Belgian neighbors? ” Today it is the Hauts-de-France who go to Belgium. I think like many people, Xavier Bertrand found gas too expensive so we asked for a discount. If that were the case, why wouldn’t there be the same effect in other border regions, such as the Grand East?

8:25 School buses will be allowed to run at the beginning of the week

School buses will be able to drive early in the week, but we only have a three-day forecast on this driving ability adds Franck Dhersin.

8:22 One in two distressed resorts in Hauts-de-France

One in two stations is out of fuel, you have to travel several tens of kilometers and wait more than an hour to try to find the fuel that’s right for you, and always in difficult conditions “, Points out this morning on Franceinfo Franck Dhersin, vice president of the Hauts-de-France Region responsible for mobility, transport infrastructures and ports.

7:39. La Voce answers you: can the police check my fuel gauge?

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

7:26. At the TotalEnergies depot in Mardyck, the strike is blocked

TotalEnergies CGT Secretary General announced on Friday that the strike movement began ten days ago at several sites, including that of the Mardyck depot, the main cause of supply tensions in the Hauts.-de-France region. He has gone Last “.

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