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Synonyms for force majeure
mæˈʒɜr, mɑ-force ma·jeure

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  1. act of God, force majeure, vis major, inevitable accident, unavoidable casualtynoun

    a natural and unavoidable catastrophe that interrupts the expected course of events

    "he discovered that his house was not insured against acts of God"

    Synonyms:
    unavoidable casualty, act of God, inevitable accident, vis major

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  1. Matt Stanley:

    The market needs to stop worrying about this balance and concentrate on the now, we rallied on the back of supply outages, wildfires and seemingly increased demand. Well, Shell have lifted force majeure at (Nigeria's) Bonny ... the wildfires are out and Canada is close to full production, and (U.S.) gasoline demand is at 15-month lows.

  2. Anas Alhajji:

    You sign contracts based on the average norms that a society has experienced over the last 100 years. If we have a new event that is not covered by those norms, it goes into force majeure. That's what Harold Hamm and others are saying - that these are circumstances outside the norm.

  3. Yousef Bu Saifi:

    We have asked the PFG to intercept any tankers trying to approach the oilfields for security and technical reasons. The force majeure is still in place.

  4. Stephen Innes:

    Oil prices got a small boost this morning after Libya's (NOC) declared force majeure on Sharara crude loaded at Zawiya port.

  5. Martin King:

    It's just really a question of how fast these projects get ramped up, given that some of these sites declared force majeure for June cargoes, I think people are not really sure how much volume is going to be affected.


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