Tender Opportunity for the Supply of Automative Gas Oil (AGO) for our Deepwater (PSC) Offshore Fields Operations

Posted by Chinyere on Thu 07th Feb, 2013 - nigeriantenders.com


1.) Introduction
Total Upstream companies in Nigeria (TUCN) invites interested and reputable Contractors with suitable equipment and relevant experience for consideration to tender for the Provision of Automative Gas Oil (AGO) for our Deepwater (PSC) Offshore operations. The duration of this contract will be for two years plus one year option.

2.) Scope of Work

The scope of the contract is for the procurement, quality assurance and transportation, handling, transfer, storage and delivery of Gas Oil (AGO) by Oil product tanker vessels to our Deepwater (PSC) offshore locations.

3.) Mandatory Requirements
  • To be eligible for this tender exercise, interested contractors are required to be pre-qualified in the 2.07.02 Petroleum Products (Gas, Oils1 Fuels etc) in NipeX Joint Qualification System (NJQS) database. All successfully pre-qualified tenderers in this category will receive invitation to Technical Tender for this service.
  • To determine if you are pre-qualified and view the product services category you are listed for; open www.nipexng.com and access NJQS with your log in details,
  • click on continue Joint Qualification Scheme tool, click check my supplier status and then click supplier product group.
  • If your company is not listed in the product/service category and you are registered with DPR to do business in this category, please contact NipeX office at 30, Oyinkan Abayomi Street, Ikoyi Lagos with your DPR certificate as evidence for necessary update.
  • To initiate the JQS pre-qualification process, access www.nipexng.com to download application form, make necessary payments and contact NipeX office for further action.
  • To be eligible, all tenders must comply with the Nigerian Content requirements in the NipeX system.

4.) Nigerian Content
COMPANY is committed to the promotion of the Nigerian Oil and Gas business in alignment with the Nigerian Content Act 2010 for the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content Development. It is important that prospective bidders familiarize themselves and comply with the provisions of the Nigerian Oil & Gas Industry Content Development Act otherwise referred to as The Nigerian Content Act at the stage of bidding. As from the commencement of this Act, the minimum Nigerian Content in any project, service or product specification to be executed in the Nigerian oil and gas industry shall be consistent with the level set In the Schedule of the Act and any other targets as may be directed by the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (The Board)

Prospective bidders shall comply with all the provisions of the Nigerian Content Act that relate to this contract but in particular comply with the minimum Nigerian Content percentage for the scopes (engineering, procurement, construction & installation) which are covered in the Schedule of the Act and any other requirement that may arise from time to time not explicitly stated in this contract but which apply to the contract in fulfilment of the Nigerian Content Act, during the bidding stage. Contractors that demonstrate their commitment to meet or exceed the Nigerian Content Act requirements shall be a ground for preferential consideration in the technical and commercial bid evaluation.

Failure to fully comply with the Nigerian Content Act or demonstrate commitment to Nigerian Content Development Policy of the Nigerian Government shall result to disqualification from bidding this contract.
During the bidding stage, contractors shall:
  • Develop a Nigerian Content Plan (NCP), which shall explain the methodology of how it intends to comply with the requirements of the Act and how to achieve the set target(s) in the Schedule of Nigerian Oil & Gas Industry Content Development Act and any targets set by The Board. How it intends to give first consideration to services provided from within Nigeria, first consideration to goods manufactured in Nigeria and first considerations for employment and training of Nigerians in work programme. The NCP shall, consistent with the Act, demonstrate that Nigerian indigenous service companies have been given exclusive considerations to bid and execute work in land and swamp operating areas and their full utilization and engagement in exploration, seismic data processing, engineering design, reservoir studies, manufacturing, fabrication and provision of services. That the project or contract has given full and effective support to technology transfer by encouraging foreign and multinational companies to develop joint ventures arid alliances with Nigerian service companies and suppliers. Tenderer’s detailed plan to achieve/sustain the minimum percentage Nigerian Content level as prescribed by the applicable measurement metrics in the Schedule of the Nigerian Content Act 2010.
  • Demonstrate that entity is a Nigerian-registered company. Submit certified true copies of CAC forms 10, 02 & 07 (or its equivalent; CAC 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, etc) including company memorandum & article of association and other evidence of entity s incorporation shareholding & ownership structure in Nigeria. Maximizing Nigerian Content is a key contract priority, therefore for foreign companies and multinationals in alliance with a local company, submit evidence that the local company is an indigenous company and the binding Agreement of the alliance duly signed by the CEO of both parties and stating the specific work scope to be performed by each member of the alliance.
  • Provide detailed description of the location of in-country committed facilities & infrastructure (assets, equipment, chemical storage facilities, laboratory, etc) in Nigeria to support this contract or submit a credible and verifiable plan towards setting-up to support this contract evidence that 50% of all equipment deployed to work by multinational and international companies are owned by the local subsidiaries or submit a credible and verifiable plan towards compliance to these requirements. Submit the detailed description of facilities and infrastructure in Nigeria with evidence of ownership and location in-country.
  • Provide a project-specific training, man-hour budget, skill development and technology transfer plan for Nigerian personnel or indigenous business including evidence of past performance on training and development for Nigerians nationals & indigenous business. Plan for the sponsorship of Nigerians to acquire competence and/or certification. Further development of local employees as professionals. Bidders would be requested to execute an enforceable MOA with Local Training Service Provider for the provision of training services in specific technical disciplines involved in the project.
  • All personnel positions (key & non-key) shall be staffed by Nigerian national employees. These include but not limited to Engineers, Technicians, assistants and other personnel required on the contract. Therefore, tenderer shall provide evidence of contractor organization with personnel list by name nationality and position nominated to on the contract.
  • Provide description of how bidder has given first considerations to the utilization of Nigerian resources (labour, raw materials & manufactured goods and services) in the execution of this contract. Maximizing Nigerian Content is a key Project priority.

5.) Closing Date
Only tenderers who are registered with NJQS product/category 2.07.02 as at 28th February 2013 being advert close date shall be invited to submit technical bids.

6.) Additional Information

Evidence of proper documentation substantiating the ability to undertake the scope of work will be demanded as part of the technical requirements. These will include:

(A) Performance

List of experience in such deliveries (past record).
Reference of three (3) years major customers that can be contacted for information.

(B) Financial Standing
  • Evidence of 200 million Nigerian Naira (NGN) or equivalent working capital and summary of current Bank Statement or proof of other financial facilities.
  • Evidence of three (3) years Tax Clearance Certificate and suitable proof of sources of capital.

(C) Equipment Requirement
  • Description and specification of equipment currently owned by supplier and proof of ownership. Where equipment is to be leased or rented, provide evidence of availability of equipment for the work Scope.
  • All Oil product tanker vessels shall be in compliance with OCIMF or NIMASA standards and regular SIRE reports.
  • All Oil product tanker vessels shall be equipped with suitable equipment such as hoses and fenders to transfer AGO at sea to platform supply vessels.

(D) Technical Information
  • Details of supplier’s Quality Assurance and Quality Control Procedures.
  • Evidence showing details of Onshore Base for technical support. Laboratory Analysis and Services.

  • Details of supplier’s Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Policy and Program together with Sustainable Development (SD).
  • Safety records for records accident injuries, damages and summary for near misses, LTI, for the three (3) years.

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