11 October 2010 16:24 [Source: ICIS news]
LONDON (ICIS)--Total has been forced to begin a production shutdown at its refinery at La Mede in southern France due to constraints on crude supplies caused by striking workers, the energy group said on Monday.
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He added that it would take a few days for production to completely stop.
Protests at the Fos-Lavera oil terminal in southern
Supply constraints have caused production issues for the three other neighbouring refineries, including INEOS's plant at Lavera, ExxonMobil’s Fos-sur-Mer plant and LyondellBasell’s Berre L'Etang refinery, as well as two other refineries in the north of
Crochet-Vourey said Total’s refinery in Feyzin had not halted production but was still running at reduced rates.
French union CGT had called for all 12 refineries in
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