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Coronavirus: ‘Panic buying' affecting heating oil supply

2 monthes ago   |   By Press and Journal

A householder says panic buyers are preventing him securing deliveries of domestic fuel oil during covid-19 outbreak.
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Michael Baird
Michael Baird, 71, from Bonar Bridge, ordered fuel on March 20 but was told by supplier Simpson Oils he is not yet on the delivery schedule.
The retired scientific officer also ordered from Certas Energy for another property in Invershin on March 18, but this is not due until April 10.
He said: “Just in the same way as panic buying is going on at supermarkets, because of the coronavirus, some people are preventing genuine customers who have no oil...
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