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  • 09/06/2016 | Argentina

    Fuel truckers launch strike, money and trash services threatened

    The teamsters union conducted by Pablo Moyano launched today at midnight a national strike that was already affecting fuel distribution. The action plan will be likely “extended to the transportation of money and trash collection (services),” Moyano warned.

  • 10/06/2016 | Argentina

    Teamsters ratify strike: no fuel delivery, trash collection affected

    The teamsters union has ratified the 48-hour strike after talks at the Labour Minister failed. The action plan was affecting the fuel delivery service with workers threatening to carry out another walkout next week if their salary demands are not met.

  • 21/06/2012 | Argentina

    Petrol distribution to return to normal on Saturday

    Fuel Companies Federation head Rosario Sica assured that petrol distribution will be back to normal at noon on Saturday, following the Teamsters’s union decision  to lift the strike.

  • 02/09/2014 | Argentina

    Gov't says fuel prices 'to be maintained in 2014' after 4% hike

    Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich referred to the 4% increase in fuel prices by state-controlled energy firm YPF, the seventh hike this year. The official stated that the companies will most likely “maintain current prices during the course of the year.”

  • 09/05/2012 | Argentina

    Teamsters’ union threatens with nationalizing fuel distribution strike

    The Teamsters’ union led by Pablo Moyano has threatened with nationalizing the current strike held by fuel-tankers drivers, as workers keep their claims against Dapsa Fuel Distribution Company.

  • 20/06/2012 | Argentina

    'They are trying to scare our workers,' Moyano

    Teamsters’ union Secretary General Hugo Moyano warned that the Government deployed gendarmerie officers to oil refineries and distributors where truck drivers are blocking fuel and petrol distribution.

  • 20/06/2012 | Argentina

    'Strike will take place until Friday,' Pablo Moyano confirms

    Teamsters’ union secretary Pablo Moyano confirmed that the strike will take place until Friday morning, as he addressed reporters while blocking a fuel refinery in La Matanza.

  • 28/12/2011 | Argentina

    Labour Ministry issues compulsory conciliation for fuel dealers, avoids strike

    The Labour Ministry issued a compulsory conciliation for Fuel Dealers Federation (FOESGRA in Spanish) after the union had threaten with a national strike for Dec. 31 claiming for the automatic extension of suppliers work contracts.

  • 19/01/2012 | Argentina

    'Repsol, we won't allow price discrimination in Argentina'

    Acting President Amado Boudou warned oil company Repsol YPF that the National Government “won’t allow the discrimination of prices” in the country, following an accusation on Monday of alleged “abuse of their domination positions in the fuel markets.”

  • 07/05/2012 | Argentina

    Teamsters on strike

    Teamsters stopped supplying fuel on a nationwide scale after midnight as part of a strike called by the union, protesting high level of unregistered workers in the sector.

  • 18/04/2011 | Argentina

    Fuel dealers' workers lift Easter weekend strike after 33% salary hike agreement

    Fuel Dealers Federation (FOESGRA in Spanish) members lifted the 48-hour strike they were going to hold on Easter weekend after they agreed to a 33 percent salary hike with fuel businessmen. The basic salary of a worker will go from $2600 to $3700 and additional payments will amount to a total of $4200 per month. The negotiations were held at the Labour Ministry.

  • 06/05/2011 | Argentina

    Bus companies to strike if fuel shortage continues

    The committee of the bus companies of Buenos Aires City and Greater Buenos Aires warned that “several bus services had to reduce their frequencies, and could lead to a total strike due to the constant inconvenient with the fuel distribution.”

  • 20/07/2011 | Argentina

    'There is no fuel shortage, just a longer wait to fill up,' De Vido says

    Planning Minister Julio De Vido, denied this morning that the country is suffering from a fuel shortage, assuring that “there is no lack of petrol or diesel, however, just a longer wait to fill up,” adding that, “in December it will be exactly the same.”

  • 01/02/2011 | Argentina

    Gov't enforces Supply Law, forces Shell to reverse increase in fuel prices

    Officials in the Trade Secretariat decided to enforce the Supply Law and ordered the reversal of the increases in fuel prices being put into place by fuel company Shell, according to sources from the Economy Ministry.

  • 02/02/2011 | Argentina

    Gov't freezes petrol prices hike

    Following the orders given by Interior Commerce Secretary Guillermo Moreno to freeze petrol prices, applying the Supply Law, it has been announced that the enactment will come into place over two days, being published in the Official Gazette issued by the Government.

  • 24/02/2011 | Argentina

    Shell CEO acquitted in fuel shortage case

    Judge Daniel Petrone acquitted Shell CEO Juan José Aranguren in fuel shortage case, which had began in 2007 after Trade Secretary Guillermo Moreno accused him of causing it.

  • 21/12/2010 | Argentina

    Government authorizes rise in fuel prices

    The government has authorized a rise in fuel prices, a decision which before had been put on hold, due to an official regulation put into place months ago.

  • 29/12/2010 | Argentina

    'Petrol supply back to normal', CECHA, Esso say

    The daily supply of petrol, “has stabilized”, assured Marcelo Rovasio, president of the Confederation of Hydrocarbon Businesses (CECHA). This was amongst responses being made by the petrol companies themselves in saying that they are to better logistics this weekend for tourist drivers.

  • 11/01/2011 | Argentina

    Fuel tanker drives into Luna Park stadium under heavy rains

    The driver of a tanker was injured early in the morning when his vehicle skidded into a column of the Luna Park building due to heavy rains downtown, police authorities said.

  • 05/07/2014 | World

    Taliban insurgents set oil tanker trucks on fire

    Taliban insurgents have set fire to about 200 oil tanker trucks supplying fuel for NATO forces in an attack just outside the Afghan capital Kabul, police said.

  • 12/02/2012 | World

    Fuel pumping starts from capsized cruise liner

    Salvagers started to pump fuel away from the half-submerged wreck of the Costa Concordia cruise ship on Sunday, a month after it capsized and foundered off the Italian coast.

  • 03/11/2012 | World

    Power begins to return to New York boroughs

    The lower Manhattan skyline lit up early today for the first time since superstorm Sandy slammed into the US Northeast while thousands of storm victims in New Jersey and elsewhere remained in the dark and awaiting disaster relief.

  • 31/01/2013 | World

    Defiant Iran plans to speed up nuclear fuel work

    Iran has announced plans to install and operate advanced uranium enrichment machines, in what would be a technological leap allowing it to significantly speed up activity the West fears could be put to developing a nuclear weapon.

  • 21/05/2011 | World

    Sixteen killed in NATO fuel truck blast in Pakistan

    At least 16 people were killed in northwest Pakistan today after a bomb attack claimed by a militant group hit a truck carrying fuel supplies for NATO forces in Afghanistan, the latest attack in an upsurge in violence since Osama bin Laden was killed.

  • 24/01/2012 | World

    Rescue crews prepare to pump fuel from wrecked Concordia

    Salvage crews began preparations today to pump thousands of tonnes of fuel from the wreck of the Costa Concordia as the search continued for bodies, 11 days after the giant Italian cruise liner struck a rock off the Tuscan coast and capsized.

  • 30/01/2012 | World

    UN: world heading towards food, fuel shortage

    The world is running out of time to make sure there is enough food, water and energy to meet the needs of a rapidly growing population and to avoid sending up to 3 billion people into poverty, a UN report warned today.

  • 23/12/2011 | Latin America

    Fuel pipeline blast kills 11 in Colombia

    A huge explosion at a gasoline and diesel pipeline in Colombia killed 11 people, injured at least 70, and destroyed dozens of homes, in an incident described by President Juan Manuel Santos as a "great tragedy."

  • 07/12/2012 | Latin America

    Brazil November inflation unexpectedly faster on airfares, fuel

    Brazil's inflation accelerated more than expected in November after transportation and electricity prices spiked, suggesting the central bank ran out of leeway to further cut borrowing costs.


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