1. Price

All products supplied are chargeable at the price stated when placing your order.

2. Payment

All deliveries must be paid for in full prior to receiving the goods.

3. Delivery

  • The Buyer shall provide:
    • Safe and convenient access to and egress from the delivery point for the vehicles of Drury Oils Ltd or its agents and all persons driving or accompanying such vehicles from and to the public highway and the Buyer shall not allow any smoking or naked lights nor permit any stove, fire or radiator to function in the vicinity of the delivery.
    • Safe suitable and clearly marked storage for the Petroleum Products which shall comply in all respects with the full relevant requirements of or regulations made by Government or any governmental body or agency or other competent authority whether local or otherwise.
  • Drury Oils Ltd shall not be bound to deliver Petroleum Products over roads or other surfaces affording access to the Buyer’s premises which in Drury Oils Ltd reasonable opinion are unsafe for delivery vehicles and personnel.
  • The Buyer shall indemnify Drury Oils Ltd in respect of the cost to Drury Oils Ltd of making an attempted delivery of Petroleum Products which due to the default of the Buyer for whatsoever reason is not or is only partly carried out.
  • Whilst every effort will be made to meet the Buyer’s requirements, under normal distribution circumstances delivery may be effected within five working days of receipt of order, no delivery is guaranteed and in this respect time shall not be deemed to be of essence of this sale.

4. Storage

The Buyer shall ensure that the storage into which delivery of the Petroleum Products is made:

  • Is properly indicated to Drury Oils Ltd employee or agent and Drury Oils Ltd shall not be liable in any way whatsoever for damage arising out of the carrying out by Drury Oils Ltd employee or agent of any instructions given by the Buyer or other persons purporting to give instructions on the Buyers behalf in respect of such delivery.
  • Will at the commencement of delivery by Drury Oils Ltd be properly cleared of all other brands and grades of Petroleum Products.
  • Will accommodate the full quantity of the Petroleum Products ordered by the Buyer and in the case of motor spirit will procure certification to this effect. Such certification shall have regard to the regulations from time to time in force in respect of the storage and use of petroleum spirit.
  • Has proper connections at the filling points to receive delivery of Petroleum Products and the Buyer will also ensure that Drury Oils Ltd employee or agent has access at all times to any keys to the filling points.

5. Measurement

It is a condition of every bulk sale through hose that the quantity shown by Drury Oils Ltd vehicle meter shall be accepted by the Buyer as the true quantity delivered; the Buyer may be represented at the taking of such measurements. In all other cases the quantity shown on the delivery note or invoice shall be conclusive evidence of the amount delivered. Drury Oils Ltd shall not be responsible for discrepancies in the Buyer’s tanks, meters, dip rods or other measuring devices.

6. Risk

The risk in any product delivered under these conditions shall pass to the Buyer, in the case of any delivery in bulk by road vehicle, when on discharge it passes the hose connection of the storage tank, container, receptacle, vessel or fill line (as the case may be) provided by the Buyer for receiving that delivery.

7. Ownership

  • The property in any product delivered to the Buyer shall pass on payment of all debts owed by the Buyer to Drury Oils Ltd.
  • Notwithstanding the foregoing provisions of this clause. Drury Oils Ltd may enter the premises at all reasonable hours and uplift and remove the product held for it pursuant to such provisions and remaining in stock at the premises if the buyer is in breach of the terms of payment under this agreement.
  • The price of the products shall be due and payable notwithstanding that the property in the goods has not passed to the buyer, and Drury Oils Ltd may maintain an action therefore.

8. Kerosene and Gas Oil

In the case of Kerosene and Gas Oil, the Buyer undertakes that the oil will not be used as fuel in mechanically propelled vehicles constructed or adapted for use on roads.

9. Limitation

Disputes and differences relating to quality of petroleum products supplied shall be notified to Drury Oils Ltd within 48 hours of delivery. In relation to price not later than 24 hours of receipt of invoice or statement in default of which the Buyer shall have waived all remedies in respect thereof and shall thereafter be stopped from challenging the same.

10. Liability

The Buyer shall indemnify Drury Oils Ltd against all claims for personal injury, loss or damage to property brought against Drury Oils Ltd by third parties arising from the delivery, storage or use of the petroleum products unless such injury, loss or damage is solely attributable to the negligence of Drury Oils Ltd, its employees or agents.

11. Force Majeure

Drury Oils Ltd shall not be liable for any failure or delay in performance of the contract if and so long as such performance is prevented or hindered by circumstances of any kind whatsoever outside of Drury Oils Ltd direct control. If any such circumstances prevent or hinder Drury Oils Ltd in supplying the full quantity to the Buyer and also at the same time in maintaining in full its other business, Drury Oils Ltd may withhold, suspend or reduce deliveries hereunder to such an extent as Drury Oils Ltd in its absolute discretion consider appropriate.