Since Thursday, Total stations in the region and elsewhere have been literally stormed. The reduction of 20 cents granted by the oil tanker is under discussion. The phenomenon has grown to the point that, this weekend, some stations have remained empty.
The ballet never seems to have to stop. On this Saturday afternoon the vehicles enter the Chapelle d’Armentières total station, stop for a few moments and leave just as dry. Behind their wheels, the smirks of the drivers show that they have just realized that the tanks are empty. Except for E85, ethanol. William, resident of Armentières who owns an adapted vehicle, takes the opportunity to fill up.
Silent : ” I saw on my phone app that E85 was left over here. It is worth coming here as they are really cheaper than others. Put simply, one of the station employees confirms what everyone takes for granted: the prices charged by the French oil company are so good that the pumps have been stormed. ” From the Belgians, but also from the French. Really a Belgian, here is one. Cédric came from nearby Bizet: ” Here are 15 cents of difference with pumps in Belgium. It is funny. Before, it was you French who came to us to fill up. Now it is the in
The phenomenon is all the more evident since, in the total stations, two reductions are combined. The state bonus went from 18 to 30 cents per liter on Thursday. And another discount, requested by the government from Total, which rises from 12 to 20 cents. In short, refueling really becomes more interesting. And the phenomenon is all the more visible in border regions like ours. So, there was a 20 to 30 minute wait on Roncq and Halluin’s side. On the side of Feignies (Maubeuge), insults have also erupted among customers … In Coulogne, the station should be empty this Sunday morning. This has already been the case in Valenciennes, Calais and Condé-sur-l’Escaut this Saturday afternoon. Suffice it to say that the tankers will be eagerly awaited from Monday in the stations. The situation shouldn’t last too long: Total’s discount will drop to 10 cents from 1 November until 31 December 2022. State aid will drop to 10 cents from 1 November, in principle until 31 December.