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Oil refineries targeted by French strikers

Published on 15/10/2010

French strikers are targeting oil refineries and oil terminals in order to put pressure on President Nicholas Sarkozy’s government to give way on proposed laws on pension reform. Ten of 12 refineries have closed down operations, including all of Total’s, France’s largest refiner. Police used force to remove striking workers at a major petroleum derivatives depot ...