On the afternoon of December 1st (Thursday), Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport Won Hee-ryong visited a gas station in Gwanak-gu, Seoul, where stocks ran out due to a delay in the shipment of oil products due to a group shipment refusal, which took place. meeting with industry officials, listening to concerns from the industry, and preventing an oil crisis. He said he would do his best.
In a meeting with gas station officials, Minister Won said, “I understand that an increasing number of gas stations are running out of gasoline stocks as tanker trucks stop operating because the group refuses to ship. “The government intends to monitor oil inventory and supply and demand conditions to prevent oil crises, and if the damage spreads, it intends to implement all possible methods, such as issuing additional business start-up orders,” he said. .
In addition, Minister Won heard from an industry official that the Korea Cargo Workers Union continues to disrupt transportation near oil refineries, and said, “Any action that interferes with normal transportation cannot be tolerated, and we will respond strongly by using police.” Emphasized.
2022. 12. 01.
Spokesperson for the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport