Supermarket chain Asda said it had no problems with gasoline supplies for a long time. week as the demand for fuel in much of the UK is declining.
This was after gasoline retailers said on Tuesday there had been a improvement of the situation in London and the south-east over the week-end.
However, one in ten gas stations in the region were dry by then.
In recent weeks, many forecourts in the UK have gone dry. dried up as people lined up to refuel due to supply chain issues.
A spokesperson for Asda said on Wednesday that the channel has had no problems for more than a week now.
"It 's done. There has never been a shortage [in the refineries], ”he said. "It was always likely that any increase in demand would be temporary.
On Tuesday, the Petrol Retailers Association (PRA), which represents nearly 5,500 of the UK's 8,300 service stations, said the fuel supply was "improving ".
However, he said that over the weekend the situation remained "serious " in London and the South East, which is the most populous part of the UK.
One in ten gas stations in the region were dry on weekends, which was not "far behind the rest of the country " he said.
"There are numerous reports of wet sites drying up quickly as the continuity of tankers remains out of step with orders " the PRA said of the region.
On Wednesday, PRA Executive Director Gordon Balmer said the situation continued to improve in London and the South East.
" However, it will take some time to restore stock levels to operating levels nOrmaux "he said.
During the petrol shortages that hit the UK, motorway service stations were given priority for deliveries.
The consumer fuel-buying panic was sparked after warnings that some service stations were having delivery problems.
Many parts of the UK economy, including supermarkets, other retailers, and ports , have faced a shortage of truck drivers.
The transport industry attributes this shortage to factors such as Covid, Brexit, tax changes and a slowdown in pilot tests.