02 Oct '11, 5am

Shell declares force majeure as Pulau Bukom situation stabilises

Shell declares force majeure as Pulau Bukom situation stabilises

Shell has confirmed earlier media reports that it has declared force majeure on some of its customers, in a press statement released on Sunday. -- ST PHOTO: JOYCE FANG By Cheryl Ong Shell has confirmed earlier media reports that it has declared force majeure on some of its customers, in a press statement released on Sunday. Force majeure is a common clause in contracts that frees both parties from liability when an extraordinary event or circumstance beyond the control of the parties occurs. In this case, the declaration means that Shell is unable to guarantee supply to its customers, and excuses the oil group from contractual agreements, explained Mr Victor Shum, managing consultant at energy consultancy Pervin and Gertz. Mr Lee Tzu Yang, chairman of Shell Companies in Singapore said in a press statement: 'We confirm that force majeure has been declared on some of our cus...

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