TOTAL Upstream Nigeria Limited (TUPNI) Invites Interested and reputable indigenous contractors with suitable equipment and relevant experience to apply to be considered for inclusion in the tenderers’ list for the subject tender.

The scope of service is to provide experienced personnel, required equipment and adequate consumables on a call-out basis to provide Nitrogen Purging and Leak Testing Services on board TUPNI’s Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel(s) located within OML 130 deep offshore Nigeria.
Contract Duration – Two (2) Years firm with option for one (1) year extension. Estimated Award Date -3rd Quarter, 2019.

• To be eligible for this tender exercise, interested contractors are required to be pre-qualified in the 3.07.04 (Pressure Testing Services) category of the NipeX Joint Qualification (NJQS) Database. All successfully pre-qualified suppliers in this category will receive 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 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 DPR to do business, contact NipeX office at 8, Bayo Kuku Street Ikoyi Lagos with your DPR certificate as evidence for verification
• To initiate the NJQS pre-qualification process, access to download the application form, make necessary payments and contort NipeX office for further action.
• To be eligible, all tenders must comply with the Nigerian content requirements in the NipeX system.

TUPNI is committed to the development of the Nigerian oil and gas business in compliance with the Nigerian Content Act 2010 for Nigerian Content Development
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)
Tenderer(s) shall comply with all the provisions of the Nigerian Content Act that relate to this advert and in particular comply with the minimum Nigerian Content percentage for the scopes which are covered in the Schedule of the Act. This also includes any other requirement that may arise from time to time not explicitly stated in this advert but which apply to the services in fulfillment of the Nigerian Content Act, in the submission of their Tender.
Failure to fully comply with the Nigerian Content Act or demonstrate commitment to Nigerian Content Development Policy of the Nigerian government shall result in the disqualification of the tenderer from the bidding process
As part of their submissions, Tenderer shall:
(a) 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 and Gas Industry Content Development Act and any targets set by The Board.
(b) Develop a Research and Development Plan which shall explain the methodology of how it intends to promote education; attachments, training, research and development in Nigeria in relation to the contract.
(c) Develop Technology Transfer Plan which shall explain the methodology of how it intends to promote the effective transfer of technologies from alliance partners to Nigerian individuals and companies.
(d) Develop an employment and training plan which shall explain how first considerations shall be given to employment and training of Nigerians in work programme on the contract, hiring and training needs with a breakdown of the skills needed and anticipated skill; shortage in the Nigerian labour force including the training and understudy program for succession planning.
(e) Submit a plan for how you intend to give first consideration to services provided from within Nigeria with a list of work packages, 3rd party services and subcontracts that should be reserved for Nigerian indigenous contractors and those for Community Contractors including the list of services that will be provided by companies of Nigerian origin.
(f) Submit a plan for how you intend to give first consideration to raw Materials and manufactured/assembled goods of Nigerian origin. This shall include a breakdown of all raw materials to be utilized and identify those that are found locally. Finished products and materials that will be procured from Nigerian Manufacturing and assembly plants; finished foreign goods that can be ordered by Nigeria through Nigerian authorized vendors and accredited agents and those that would be directly Imported.
(g) Demonstrate that entity is e Nigerian indigenous company or an indigenous company in genuine alliance with a foreign-owned or multinational company registered in Nigeria. Submit certified true copies of CAC forms 10, 02 and 07 (or its equivalent; CAC 2.3, 2.4, 2.5. etc.) including company memorandum and article of association and/or evidence of entity’s incorporation, shareholding and ownership structure in Nigeria. Where applicable, evidence of the Partnership/JV Agreement (where applicable) between indigenous Company and their affiances with duly signed exclusive binding Memorandum of Agreement by the CEO of the entities in the alliance.
(h) Provide detailed description of the location of in-country committed facilities and Infrastructure (assets, equipment, technical office, and administrative space, storage, workshop, assembly area, repair and maintenance, testing, laboratory etc). in Nigeria to support this contract. Evidence that 50% of all equipment deployed to work by multinational and International companies is owned by the local subsidiaries is a necessity.
(i) Provide a project-specific training, man-hour budget skill development and technology transfer plan for Nigerian personnel or indigenous business including evidence of pest performance on training and development for Nigerians nationals and indigenous business. Plan for sponsorship of Nigerians to acquire competence and/or certification, Further development of local employees as professionals. Proposed training plan for Nigerians on the project including a brief training outline for OEM products, engineering, software and hardware, project management, procurement, construction, Installation, start-up commissioning, maintenance, testing and operations.
(j) Provide evidence (personnel list and positions with organization chart to substantiate) of percentage of management that are Nigerian Nationals and the percentage of the total workforce that are Nigerians.
(k) Submit tenderer’s corporate organization’s overall human resources structure (mgt, supervisors, senior and junior skilled officers, etc) identifying positions manned/occupied.
(l) Tenderer shall be expected to submit verifiable evidence of the OEM’s Nigerian Content Equipment Certificate (NCEC) issued by NCDMB during the technical phase of bidding.
(m) All bidders during tendering shall demonstrate how the NC targets of the NOGICD Act would be achieved in accordance with the services.

NOTE: Failure to comply with the provision of the Nigerian Content Act 2010 or to demonstrate commitment to the development of the Nigerian Content Policy shall result in the disqualification of the tender from the bidding process.

(a) Failure to provide any of the listed documents or Information may
automatically disqualify the tenderer.
(b) All costs incurred in registering and prequalifying for this and other service categories in NJQS shall be borne solely by the Contractors/suppliers.
(c) This advertisement shall neither be construed as an Invitation to Tender (ITT) nor a commitment on the part of TUPNI to award a contract to any supplier and/or associated Companies, subcontractors or agents.
(d) The ITT and any further progression of this tender shall be via NipeX. Interested bidders are therefore advised to ensure that their profiles in NipeX are active with a valid official email address accessible by their organization as this shall be the only means to transmit the ITT.
(e) Tendering process will be the NNPC contracting process requiring prequalified companies to submit technical tender first. Following a technical review, only technically and financially qualified contractors will be requested to submit commercial tenders.
(f) Man hour figures for Capital Project Portfolios are estimates to provide definition to the scope and do not constitute guaranteed quantities.
(g) TUPNI will only recognize and correspond with duly authorized officers of the pre-qualified bidders and not through individuals or agents acting on their behalf.
(h) Interested tenderer(s) should note that TUPNI has very cordial relationship with the host communities of the sites where these services will be performed based on existing Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). Prospective tenderer(s) will be required to implement the obligations of the MOU as part of their contract.

Only tenderers who are registered with NJQS Product/ Category: 3.07.04 – Pressure Testing Services with a “LIVE” subscription status at 4:00p.m. on 05 July, 2019 being the advert close date, shall be invited to submit Technical Bids

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