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Total says 3.5 percent petrol stations dry to French farmers' blockade

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French oil and gas major Total <TOTF.PA> said on Tuesday that 3.5 percent of its petrol stations in France were out of fuel on the second-day of a blockade of refineries and fuel depots by farmers that has disrupted distribution, Euronews reports.

The firm, which operates five of France’s seven refineries, nine depots, and 2,200 petrol stations, said the depots and four refineries were still blocked. The refineries were still operating.

“There are some difficulties in supplying petrol stations particularly in Paris and the Ile-de-France region,” a spokesman said.

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