(NIPEX TENDER NO: 1000004052)

FIRST Exploration and Petroleum Development Company Limited, On behalf of NNPC/FIRST E&P Joint Venture, intends to purchase chemicals from fro Q4 2019 for a firm period of two (2) years plus one (1) years optional extension.

FIRST E & P, therefore, use this medium to inform suitable and reputable companies having requisite experience and resources for the execution of a project of its magnitude to register or update their registration with NipeX for consideration in the subject opportunity

Interested bidders must be able to deliver Chemicals and its associated services as follows

Chemical Delivery Services
a. Procurement, supply and Delivery of Chemicals: Provision of Topside process chemicals; Demulsified, Antifoams/Defoamer (Oil), water Clarifier, Scale Inhibitor (Water), Oil-soluble Corrosion Inhibitor and Wax Inhibitor/Pour Point Depressant and non-oxidizing organic biocides (Glutaradehyde glut) and Tetrakis (hydroxymethyl) Phosphonium Sulfate (THPS)
b. Provision of the chemical and 1 cubic meter (1m3) Intermediate Bulk Container (IBC)
c. To provide commodity y chemical – Tri-ethylene Glycol (TEG) and Methanol in 200 liter drums

Technical Support
a. Technical Service which includes providing chemical specialist for troubleshooting, failure analysis, debottlenecking relating to chemical performance
b. Providing support for surveillance program planning, special tasks such as cleaning, material recommendation and compatibility issues

Operational procedures
Suppliers shall have documented and suitable operational procedures, necessary to manage ad co-ordinate the supply of all chemicals that includes
a. Coordinate and move chemicals from supplier’s warehouse to first E & P nominated base in either Onne Port Harcourt, River State or Yenagoa, Bayelsa State
b. ensure that all necessary documentation is available with each shipment, including material safety data sheet (MSDS) and OA/QC test certificates
c. Ensure that all chemical IBC tanks and drums are properly and clearly labeled with the chemical name, type and gross weight for seas of identification

Supplier Warehouse
Supplier is expected to have a large warehouse capable of holding 90days stock of chemical. The warehouse should be covered to avoid direct sunlight ion the chemicals safety signs, data sheets of the Chemicals as well as the adequate safety shower and eyewash stations are expected to be in the Supplier’s warehouses

a. To be eligible for this tender exercise, interested contractors are required to be pre-qualified in the 2.07.08 production/ process/Drilling Chemicals (Production/Services) in NipeX Joint Qualification system (NJQS) database. All successfully pre-qualified Suppliers in this category will receive Invitation to Technical tender (ITT).
b. To determine if you are pre-qualified and view the product/services category you are listed for: Open and access NJQS with your log in details. Click on Products/Services Status tab to view your status and product codes
c. If you are not listed in a product/service category you are registered with DPR to do business, contact NipeX Office at 8. Bayo Kuku Road, Ikoyi, Lagos with your DPR certificate as evidence for verification and necessary update
d. To initiate the JQS pre-qualification process, access , click on services tab followed by NJQS registration.
e. To be eligible, all tenders must comply with the Nigerian Content requirements in the NipeX System

Bidders are invited to express complete understanding and willingness to develop in-country capability and capacity for related work packages in compliance with the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content Development Act (NOGICD, 2010 and Cabotage Act)
Pursuant to the above bidders submissions shall be evaluated strictly with the minimum evaluation criteria defined in the NOGICD Act, Only bidders whose submission are in compliance shall proceed to the next stage of the tender process.

The information/documentation that will be required to be submitted by bidders at the ITT stage among others are as follows:
1. Nigerian Content Plan that addresses utilization of Nigerian Labour, services, Materials and Equipment for this Services in order to achieve the minimum targets as set out in line with the requirements of the NOGICD ACT
2. Provision of evidence that 50% of the equipment deployed is owned by the Nigeria subsidiary if applying entity is a multifunctional (Clause 41 (2) of the NOGICD Act). If not the case provision of concrete plan to comply in the next 3 years
3. Description of committed infrastructure (assets, equipment, technical office, and administrative space, storage workshop, assembly areas, and maintenance, testing, laboratory, etc.) and evidence of production chemical facilities in Nigeria to support this contract
4. Provision of evidence of application for NIGERIAN CONTENT EQUIPMENT CERTIFICATE (NCEC) or Certificate issued by Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (in respect of any components, spares, equipment, systems, and packages to be used on the project
5. Provision if detained description of all work bidders will accomplish using Nigerian Resources (Labour, Material & Services)
6. Provision of details of key Management positions that are Nigerian Nationals and the percentage of the company total workforce (Direct and indirect employees) that are Nigerian
7. Detail past experience/present commitment to staff training and development of its Nigerian Personnel. Furnish details of specific training plans that will be provided for Nigerian specific to this scope of works
8. Demonstrate that the entity is a Nigerian company as defines in clause 3(2) of the act which gives exclusive consideration to Nigeria Indigenous Services companies which demonstrate ownership of equipment, Nigerian personnel and capacity to execute such work to bid on land and swamp area of the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry.
9. A Nigerian registered Company as the contracting entity and lead contractor in execute scope of work can form genuine alliance or joint venture partnership with foreign company showing details of scope and responsibilities of parties for this work
10. Evidence of joint venture binding agreement duly signed by the CEO of both companies which must be governed by the laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria including evidence of plans of physical operations presence and set-up in Nigeria
11. Provision of company ownership entails, shareholding structure and copies of CAC Forms CO2 and CO7, including company memorandum & articles of association
12. Innovative proposal that would enhance the Content for the project and other associates activities in country
13. Provide MOA with NCDMB approved research Cluster and demon start how to utilize the Cluster during the execution of the project.

NOTE: Bidders shall be requested to provide evidence to show their compliance with the above listed requirements at the ITT stage. Failure to meet the Nigerian Content requirement is a FATAL FLAW

Only tenders who are pre-qualified with NJQS Product/Category 2.07.08 –Production/Process/Drilling Chemicals as at October 17, 2019 being the advert close date shall be invited to submit Technical Bids

This advertisement of Tender Opportunity shall not be construed as a commitment on the part of FIRST E &P, nor shall it entitle Applicants to make any claims whatsoever and/or seek any indemnity from FIRST E & P and/or any of its Partners by virtue of such Applicants having response to this Advert.

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