Tender Opportunity at Chevron Nigeria Limited

Chevron Nigeria Limited

R. C. 6135

Operator of the NNPC/Chevron Joint Venture


Tender Opportunity as an Insurer for Provision of Construction all Risk Insurance Coverage on MEREN GGCP (MGCCP) and Sonam NWP (SNWP) Projects



Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL), Operator of NNPC/Chevron Joint Venture, is seeking qualified Insurers for the provision of Construction All Risk (CAR) insurance coverage for Meren GGCP and Sonam NWP projects. CNL invites submission from reputable Nigerian registered Insurance Companies having ‘world class’ experience in the provision of Construction All Risks insurance cover for major Oil and Gas projects.

Scope of Work:

The scope of work includes but is not limited to CAR coverage for the MGGCP and SNWP projects. This Construction All Risk (CAR) insurance would cover physical loss /damage to the projects including marine, air and in-land transit risk during construction and general third party liability risks.

The Insurer shall retain a percentage of the risk in Nigeria and reinsure the remainder of the risk with leading international underwriters. The insurer shall justify by verifiable proof of evidence with NAICOM approval certification that all in-country capacity for the risk have been utilized before it can re-insure the excess capacity with leading international underwriters. The Insurer will liaise with the appointed Reinsurance Broker for the purpose of reinsurance with foreign Underwriters with minimum of A rating by an international rating agency. The Insurer will also handle claims services, policy documentation, renewals, endorsement etc.

Mandatory Requirements:

A.      To be eligible for this tender exercise, interested bidders are required to be pre-qualified in the 3.14.32 (Non-Life insurance services) category in NipeX Joint Qualification System (NJQS) database. All successfully pre-qualified suppliers in this category by the bid close date will receive Invitation to Technical Tender (ITT).


B.      Please note that interested bidders shall be required to:

I.       Meet all JQS mandatory requirements to be listed as “Prequalified” for a

category in the JQS database.

II.      Meet all Nigerian Content requirements stated in this advert in their         responses to the Invitation to Technical Tender.

C.      To determine if you are pre-qualified and view the product/service 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.

D.      If you are not listed in this product/service category, and you are registered with DPR to do business for this category, please contact NipeX office at 30, Oyinkan Abayomi Drive, Ikoyi, Lagos, with your DPR certificate as evidence for review and necessary update.

E.      To initiate and complete the JQS prequalification process, access www.nipexng.com to download the application form, make necessary payments and contact NipeX office for further action.

Nigeria Content:

Chevron Nigeria Limited is committed to the development of the Nigerian Oil and Gas business in observance with the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content

Development Act 2010 (NOGICD Act) enacted by the Federal Government of Nigeria in April 2010.

Pursuant to enactment of the NOGICP 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 target as may be directed by the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB).

Contractors shall comply with the provisions of the NQGICD Act and all applicable regulations. Bidders that do not meet the Nigerian Content criterion will not be allowed to participate in next Tender Stage

The following are the Nigerian Content requirements bidders are expected to comply with in their technical bid submission.

A.      Demonstrate that the entity is a Nigerian Registered Company, or a Nigerian Registered Company 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

B.      Furnish details of company ownership and share holding structure. Also submit clear photocopies of your CAC Forms CO2 and CO7

C.      Provide evidence of the percentage of 1) key management positions that are held by Nigerians and 2) total work force that are Nigerians, Also, show overall percentage of work to be performed by Nigerian resources relative to total work volume.

D.      Provide a Nigerian Content Plan with a detailed description of the role, work scope, man-hours and responsibilities of all Nigerian companies and personnel that will be involved in executing the work. Also provide details of Nigerian Content contact or manager.

E.      State proposed total scope of work to be performed by Nigerian personnel (whether contracted directly or under subcontract agreements) with names and addresses including evidences of well equipped offices and workshop; attach past experience of such patronage.

F.      Specific to this project, 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 organisation 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 five (5) years.

G.      Provide evidence of domiciliation of project management and procurement centers in Nigeria with physical addresses (not P.O. Box).

H.      Location of in-country facilities, (Equipment, storage, workshops, repair & maintenance facilities and, testing facilities).

I.       Contractor must be willing and able to provide evidence of maximization of made in Nigeria goods and services.

J.       Provide details on any other Nigerian Content initiative your company is involved in.

K.      Provide evidence of MOA with OGTAN registered trainer to conduct classroom module of training and on the job attachment

L.      Provide human capacity building development plan including budget which must be minimum 1% of project man-hours or cost. Training will be targeted at developing capacity other than bidder’s personnel. Trainees will be nominated from a database maintained by NCDMB and the services of OGTAN registered trainers utilized to cover classroom modules.

Close Date

Only Bidders who are registered with NJOS Product/Category 3.14.32 (Non-Life insurance services) by 4:00pm, on 2nd August 2013, being the advert close date, shall be invited to submit technical bid

Please note the following:

1.       Suppliers eligible for this tender opportunity are expected to be      prequalified in NJQS under this product/service category.

2.       The invitation to Tender (ITT) and any further progression of this tender shall be via NipeX.

3.       All costs incurred in preparing and processing NJQS prequalification shall be to the contractor’s accounts.

4.       The insurer shall justify by verifiable proof of evidence with NAICOM approval certification that all in-country capacity for the risk have been utilized before it can re-insure the excess capacity with leading international underwriters.

5.       This advertisement shall neither be construed as any form of commitment of the part of Chevron Nigeria Limited to award any contract to any company and or associated companies, sub-contractors or agents, nor shall it entitle prequalified companies to make any claims whatsoever, and/or seek any indemnity from Chevron Nigeria Limited and or any of its partners by virtue of such companies having been prequalified in NJQS.

6.       The tendering process shall be the NNPC contracting process requiring pre­qualified companies to submit technical tenders first, Following a technical review, only technically and financially qualified contractors will be requested to submit commercial tenders.

7.       Chevron Nigeria Limited will communicate only with authorized officers of the Pre-qualifying companies and NOT through individuals or Agents.

Please visit NipeX portal at www.nipexng.com far this advert and other information.


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