Petrol suppliers: Don't panic

ESSO petrol station in Henleaze, Bristol, is closed after sales of petrol and diesel increased dramatically Credit: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

Petrol operators around the UK have attempted to weather the recent surge in buying petrol, following threats of industrial action by fuel tank drivers. The operators have responded below.

ExxonMobil - ESSO - (900 stations) 100 alliance sites with Tesco:

Rontech, operator of TOTAL - 460 stations:

Shell UK - 800 stations:

Petrol prices at a record high Credit: ITV Anglia

BP - 1200 stations BP branded, 300 run by BP but the rest are franchises holders and independent business:

Harvest Energy - 85 forecourts - supplies to 400 different companies:

Cars queue for petrol at a Tesco petrol station Credit: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

Tesco - 490 stations:

The Co-operative Group - 219 stations: