Invitation to Tender at Seplat East Onshore Limited

Posted by Future on Wed 12th Jan, 2022 -

Seplat East Onshore Limited invites interested and reputable Nigerian registered Production Chemical companies with relevant experience to submit tender documents for the following works:

Seplat Petroleum Development Company is a Nigerian independent oil and gas company listed on both the London and Nigerian stock exchanges with a strategic focus in the Niger Delta of Nigeria.

Applications are invited for:

Title: Invitation to Tender for the Provision of Production Chemicals (OML 53 Jisike and Ohaji Onshore Fields)

Seplat East Onshore limited operator of the OML 53 Jisike and Ohaji fields invites interested and reputable Nigerian registered Production Chemical companies with relevant experience to tender for the technical bidding phase for the provision of Production Chemicals for its Eastern Field Operations. The proposed contract will be for a period of four (4) years with an option of one (1) year extension.

Scope of Work
The scope of work shall include Plant trials and subsequent, supply of the following:
  • Paraffin inhibitor.
  • Emulsion breaker.
  • Scale inhibitor.
  • Paraffin dispersant
N/B: Vendor will also be responsible for technical support and optimization of these chemicals where necessary.

Mandatory Tender Requirements
  • To be eligible for this tender exercise, interested contractors are required to be pre-qualified in the 2.07.08: Production/Process/Drilling Chemicals (Product/Services) categories of Nipex Joint Qualification System (NJOS) database indicated in 2.0 above. All successfully pre-qualified contractors in this category will receive an Invitation To Tender (ITT).
  • To determine if you are pre-qualified and view the product/service category you are listed for: Open and access NJQS with your log in details. Click on the Products/Services Status tab to view your status and product codes.
  • If you are not listed in a Product/Service category and you are registered with Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) to do business, contact Nipex office at 8, Bayo Kuku Street, Ikoyi, Lagos with your DPR certificate as evidence for verification and necessary update.
  • To initiate the NJOS pre-qualification process, access, click on services tab followed by NJQS registration.
  • Any entity intending to bid as a joint venture/alliance must demonstrate a genuine alliance or joint venture with details on scope and responsibilities of parties for this work, and payment arrangements. Such companies must show evidence of joint venture via a legally binding agreement duly signed by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of both companies. In the absence of a binding legal agreement relating directly to this activity, the company submitting the response on behalf of the alliance/joint venture must supply a power of attorney authorizing it to do so.
  • To be eligible, all tenders must comply with the Nigerian Content requirements in the Nipex system.
Nigerian Content Development

SEPLAT as an indigenous Exploration and Production Company in Nigeria is committed to the development of the capabilities of Nigerian companies in compliance with the provisions of the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content Development (NOGICD) Act 2010 for Nigerian Content Development. Tenderers are to note that they will be requested in the technical tender to provide details of their relevant strategy to ensure that they fully comply with the Nigerian Oil & Gas Industry Content Act, 2010 as provided at , in view of the fact that non-compliance will constitute a fatal flaw in all contract evaluations. In light of the above, Tenderers shall be expected by the Nigerian Content Development Monitoring Board (NCDMB) to:
  • Demonstrate that the entity proposed for execution of the service, is a Nigerian Registered Company, or Nigerian Registered Company as the contracting entity in genuine alliance or joint venture with foreign company with details on scope and responsibilities of parties for this work. Such companies must show evidence of joint venture binding agreement duly signed by the CEO of both companies including evidence or plans of physical operational presence and set-up in Nigeria.
  • Furnish details of company ownership and shareholding structure. Also submit photocopies of its CAC Forms CO2 and CO7.
  • Provide evidence of what percentage of its key management positions are held by Nigerians and what percentage of the total work force are Nigerians. Also show overall percentage of work to be performed by Nigerian resources relative to total work volume.
  • Provide a Nigerian Content Plan with detailed description of the role, work scope, man-hours and responsibilities of all the Nigerian companies and personnel that will be involved in executing the work.
  • State proposed total scope of work to be conducted by Nigerian personnel (whether contracted directly or under subcontract agreements) with names and addresses including evidence of well-equipped offices and workshop.
  • Provide detailed plan for staff training and development on engineering, project management and procurement (including all software to be used, number of personnel, name of organization providing such training and evidence of past training record) for Nigerian personnel including description of any specific programs in place for transfer of technology and skills to indigenous businesses and Nigerians over the next four (4) years.
  • Provide evidence of domiciliation of project management and procurement centers in Nigeria with physical addresses (not P.O.Box).
  • Provide detailed description of the location of in-country facilities (Equipment, storage, workshops, repair, maintenance and testing facilities)
  • Provide detailed statement with evidence of how it intends to maximize the use of Nigerian made goods and services.
  • Provide details on any other Nigerian Content initiative the company is involved in.
  • In line with the NCD Human Capacity Development Initiative, Bidder shall commit to providing Project Specific training, man-hour, budget, skill development and understudy plan for Nigerian personnel utilizing OGTAN registered trainer(s) or other approved NCDMB training institution(s).
  • Provide evidence of minimum 50% equity ownership of equipment by Nigerian subsidiary.
  • Provide evidence of NCEC. Evidence of Registration on the NCDMB NOGIC JOS Portal.
  • Please note that failure to provide any of the above documentation (or requirements) will be a fatal flaw.
  • Bidder must provide evidence of ownership of an in-country chemical blending plant or an MOA with an entity with such facilities.
Closing Date
Only tenderers who are registered with NJQS Product/Category - 2.07.08: Production/Process/Drilling Chemicals with a "LIVE" subscription status at 16:00hours, 2nd February, 2022. being the advert close date, shall be invited to submit technical and commercial Bids.

Additional Information
  • All costs incurred in preparing and processing NJQS pre-qualification and responding to this tender opportunity shall be to the tenderer's own account.
  • This Advertisement and subsequent ITT shall neither be construed as any form of commitment on the part of SEPLAT to award any contract to any tenderer and or associated contractors, sub-contractors or agents, nor shall it entitle pre-qualified tenderers to make any claims whatsoever, and/or seek any indemnity from SEPLAT and/or any of its partners by virtue of such tenderers having been pre-qualified in NJQS.
  • The tendering process shall be undertaken in accordance with the NNPC contracting process in compliance with Public Procurement Act 2007.
  • SEPLAT will communicate only with authorized officers of the qualifying companies at each stage of the tender process, as necessary, and will NOT communicate through individuals or appointed agents.
  • This tender and any related process neither creates any commitment by SEPLAT nor establish any legal relationship.
  • All information must be provided in English Language.
  • Notwithstanding the pre-qualification in NJQS, SEPLAT is neither committed nor obliged to include your company on any bid list or to award any form of contract to any company and/or associated companies, subcontractors, or agents.
  • SEPLAT will not enter any form of communication with interested bidder(s) in respect hereof from the commencement date of this Advertisement.
  • Submission of any fictitious document will attract suspension from participation in future bids.
  • Only pre-qualified companies in the appropriate registered NipeX categorization as at the last date of this Advertisement will be eligible and shall be invited for tendering,
  • SEPLAT will not enter correspondence with any company or individual on why a company was short-listed or not short-listed.
  • Only tenderers that score the minimum pass mark in the technical evaluation exercise shall progress to the commercial stage of the tender process. Evaluation of tenders and selection of successful bidders will be based on proven capability of a bidder to offer the service and submission of the best commercial responsive tender.
  • Full tendering procedure will be provided only to contractors that have been successfully prequalified in NJQS.
  • Contractors that are prequalified for this product/service category in NJQS must ensure that the name and contact detail in NJQS must ensure that the name and contact details (physical address, email address and telephone number) of their company and authorized/ responsible personnel is up to date in their company profile in the NJQS database.
  • The tendering process shall be the NIPEX contracting process requiring pre-qualified companies to submit technical tenders first. Following a technical review, which will focus on the disqualification criteria, only technically and financially qualified contractors will be requested to submit commercial tenders.
  • Please visit NipeX portal at for this Advertisement and other information and note that this tender will be processed through NipeX system.