Driver Shortage Shuts Petrol Stations
Daily Express|September 24, 2021
OIL giant BP yesterday shut some of its petrol stations, as it warned the Government it is in a “very bad” situation – caused by the ongoing shortage of drivers.
Mark Reynolds

BP is limiting fuel supplies to forecourts to “ensure continuity of supplies”.

As there are fewer drivers to transport fuel from refineries, the energy giant said tens of forecourts in its 1,200-strong network were experiencing shortages while rival Esso said a small number of its sites were affected.

BP’s Head of UK Retail, Hanna Hofer, warned that it was important the Government understood the “urgency of the situation”.

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