Chevron TAPL PTY LTD v Pilbara Iron Company Services PTY LTD 2021 WASCA 193 - 17 November 2021
Contract - Construction of contracts - Long-term gas supply agreement - Whether time stipulation in the clause empowering the parties to initiate a Price Review is of the essence - Whether notice initiating a Price Review given outside the stipulated time period is effectual - Whether presumption should be made that time is not of the essence.
Chevron Australia Pty Ltd, Mobil Australia Resources Company Pty Limited, Shell Australia Pty Ltd, Osaka Gas Gorgon Pty Ltd, Tokyo Gas Gorgon Pty Ltd, Jera Gorgon Pty Ltd, Pilbara Iron Company (Services) Pty Ltd, Hamersley Iron Pty. Limited, Robe River Mining Co. Pty. Ltd.