According to the Ministry of Home Affairs, the GNR's 26 military drove 13 vehicles to fuel the Lisbon, Setúbal, Beja and Algarve regions, while the seven PSP members secured the transportation of fuel in Lisbon, Setúbal and Sintra.
The Alert Situation has been in effect from 11:59 pm on August 9th and 11:59 pm on August 21st following the Energy Crisis Situation.
Motorists began an indefinite strike on Monday and the same day the government issued a civil requisition for considering that the minimum services were not being met.
The scope of the request is to ensure “fuel supply for the Emergency Gas Station Network (REPA)” and fuel supply “for the terminals and service stations served from the loading center of the Sines Refinery, by reference to 50% of employees who are affected by this type of service by each company ”.
It is also intended to ensure the supply of fuel for airports and the operation of autonomous gas units.