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Fuel delivery delays caused by truck driver shortage: GasBuddy analyst

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Patrick De Haan, head of petroleum analysis at GasBuddy, told CNBC on Wednesday that a shortage of truck drivers is causing fuel delivery disruptions at some gas stations.

“This is a labor challenge. There’s no fuel shortage,” De Haan said on “Power Lunch,” explaining that refineries are “producing nearly all-time record highs in terms of gallons of gasoline this summer.”

“The problem is getting that gasoline the last leg of its journey from a local terminal to the gas station, and we’re starting to see some of these delivery delays,” he said.

Temporary shortages have been reported at gas stations in southwest Missouri, Columbus, Ohio, and eastern Iowa, according to local media…



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