Invitation to Tender at Seplat East Onshore Limited

Posted by Future on Wed 30th Mar, 2022 -

Seplat East Onshore Limited invites interested and reputable Nigerian registered companies / contractors 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 - Provision of Access and Location Preparation Call-Off Contract for Eastern Assets Operations and Locations

NipeX Tender Ref. No:

To support the NNPC/SEPLATV's production plans, there is need to carry out access and location preparation within Seplat Eastern Asset (OML-53) in readiness for drilling operations. The access and location preparation call-off contract is required to optimize the time and resources that would be spent in one-off tendering for such services. The access and location preparation call-off contract shall be used for the preparation of well site locations for drilling activities and related major civil engineering construction works required within SEPLAT eastern operational areas. Qualified contractors shall need to demonstrate capability in major civil construction works including earthworks, location preparation, road construction and foundation works within the Niger Delta region of Nigeria. The proposed strategy will utilize the NipeX contracting platform to run the tendering process.

Services Required / Scope of Work
As a minimum requirement, the selected contractors shall have the necessary experience, equipment/resources, capability and shall be fully responsible for the provision of services as detailed in the table below in the onshore operations.

S/N Service Code Tender Ref. Number Services     Brief Description Of Scope Of Work (Includes But Is Not Limited To The Understated)
1 3.05.08 SEPLAT/LAG/ITT/2021/EA ENG/146779 Civil works Civil works scope:
  • Pre-mobilisation requirements: Provision of all equipment, site office and consumables for access and location preparation. Pre-execution and post-execution documentations.
Major Works (main contractors' scope):
  • New well site location preparation for drilling
  • Rehabilitation of existing well site
  • Locations Location access road construction and rehabilitation
  • Campsite construction and rehabilitation
  • Culvert construction Piling works
  • Equipment foundations for greenfield and brownfield projects
  • Structural steel works
Minor Works (community contractors' scope):
  • Bush clearing
  • Fencing and gate works
  • Borehole Drilling
  • Concrete kerb works
  • Concrete drain works
  • Concrete culvert works
  • Slope protection works such as grassing and stone pitching.
  • Fabrication and installation of handrails as may be required.
  • Painting

Special Considerations
The selected contractors must have proven experience in major civil works including access and location preparation in terrains in the Niger Delta region. The experience can be demonstrated by showing examples of successful delivery of similar works, proof of equipment ownership or valid MOU for lease, competent manpower with relevant qualifications/experience and financial capability to seamlessly deliver projects of such magnitude without depending on outstanding invoice payments on previous jobs completed.

Mandatory Tender Requirements
  • To be eligible for this tender exercise, interested companies are required to be pre-qualified in the relevant NipeX Joint Qualification System (NJOS) database Product/Services categories indicated in 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 NJOS 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 NJQS 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. In the section below: OGTAN shall mean Oil and Gas Trainers Association of Nigeria and NCEC shall mean Nigerian Content Equipment Certificate
Nigerian Content Requirements
SEPLAT, as an indigenous exploration and production (energy) 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 the light of the above, tenderers shall be expected by the Nigerian Content Development Monitoring Board (NCDMB) to:
  • Provide evidence of company Ownership Structure form CO2 and 007, registration on NOGIC JQS and DPR certificate.
  • Provide a Nigerian Content Plan which shall explain the methodology of how it intends to comply with the requirements of the NOGICD Act and how to achieve the set target(s) in the Schedule of the NOGICD Act and any targets set by The Board
  • Provide a project specific organogram showing Names and Nationalities of all key personnel not limited to just key personnel that will execute the work scope for this service.
  • Provide evidence of a valid Nigerian Content Equipment Certificate (NCEC) issued by NCDMB in respect of equipment to be deployed in the execution of the work scope - either new 2021 NCEC Category "EC"or valid Category "C" under previous NCEC guidelines.
  • 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 a plan of how it intends to give first consideration to materials manufactured in Nigeria as well as assembled goods of Nigerian origin which shall include a breakdown of all materials and consumables to be utilized and identifying those that are found locally, finished products and materials that will be procured from Nigerian manufacturing and assembly plants, finished goods that order can be placed from outside Nigeria through Nigerian authorized vendors and accredited agents and those that would be directly imported.
  • Tenderer shall provide detailed description of the location of in-country committed facilities not limited to administrative office, technical office equipment, storage, workshops, repair and maintenance facilities for execution of the work scope.
  • Details of in-country procurement plan and Binding MOA to source goods and materials with names and addresses of the Nigerian suppliers.
  • Tenderer shall in line with NCDMB Community Content Guideline develop a Community Content Plan for review and approval by the Board
Please note that failure to provide any of the above documentation (or requirements) will be a fatal flow.

Application Closing Date
Only tenderers who are registered with NJQS Product/Category: 3.05.08 - Civil works with a "LIVE" subscription status at 16:00hours on 15th April 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 bidder'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 bidders 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 your company and/or associated companies, sub-contractors or agents.
  • SEPLAT will not enter any form of communication with interested bidder(s) 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 pre-qualified in NJQS.
  • Contractors that are pre-qualified for this product/service category 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 and commercial tenders (double envelope tender).
  • Following a technical review (technical evaluation), only technically and financially qualified tenderers will have their commercial tenders opened for review/evaluation.
This Advertisement shall not be construed to be a commitment on the part of NAPIMS/SEPLAT to award any form of contract to any company and/or associated companies, subcontractors or agents; nor shall it entitle any company submitting documents to claim any indemnity from NAPIMS/SEPLAT and/or any of its partners by virtue of such companies having responded to this Advertisement.