Petrol station managed by the British bp and their American rivals ExxonMobil Shutdown in the UK due to fuel shortages amid supply problems in the country due to a shortage of truck drivers.
oil giant bp It said on Thursday that a “small number” of its petrol stations in the United Kingdom “have closed temporarily due to a shortage of unleaded fuel and diesel.”
In a statement sent to AFP, the group acknowledged that it has been “suffering from problems with the supply of petrol at some places of sale in the United Kingdom” due to “delivery delays due to a lack of truck drivers”.
american giants ExxonMobil, gas stations owner Thisreported that according to the PA agency, a “small number” of 200 at Tesco supermarkets were also affected by the problem.
These provisions are due to problems global pandemic, which prompted many truck drivers, mostly foreigners, to return to their home countries as the new driver training centers were closed for months.
In addition, the arrival of new truck drivers from the European Union was complicated. Brexit, with much more complicated immigration procedures.
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