Tender Opportunity: Provision of Environmental Waste Management Services at Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited

Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited

An ExxonMobil Subsidiary

Operator of the NNPC/MPN Joint Venture


Tender Opportunity: Provision of Environmental Waste Management Services


1.  Introduction

Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited (MPN), operator of NNPC/MPN Joint Ventures plans to engage provision of Environmental Waste Services on its offshore locations within the NNPC/MPN Joint Venture (JV) acreage for an anticipated contract term of two (2) years with a one (1) year optional renewal period. Contract is expected to commence in the second quarter of 2012.

2. Scope of Work

The scope of work for this Agreement involves the provision of Environmental Waste Management Services. The scope of work shall be based on rig activities during the contract term. Up to four (4) rigs per year shall be utilized during the 2012 – 2015 Development Drilling Program.

Interested companies must be able to provide the following Environmental Waste Management Services:

Contractor shall provide personnel, equipment and services for collecting, handling, segregation, transportation; storage (if applicable) and disposal of Environmental Waste Management products generated from Company’s drilling rigs located offshore Nigeria and Company’s Operating Base. Products include but are not limited to:

1.       Contaminated solids: Centrifuge Cakes, Earth, Sand, Sawdust, etc.

2.       Contaminated Workover/Completion Fluids (e.g. Brine), Contaminated Non-Aqueous Drilling Fluids (NADF), i.e. (Oil Based Mud (OBM), Synthetic Based Mud (SBM)), Contaminated Water Based Mud (WBM), Crude Oil, Sludge’s, Emulsions, etc.

3.       Empty Drums/Containers with residues of Chemicals, Oils, Paints and Materials. Sludge etc.

4.       Oil Filters, Air Filters, Grease Tubes, Dope Brushes, etc,

5.       Acid/Caustic Solutions

6.       Used Lube/Motor Oil, Grease, Cooking Oil etc.

7.       Solvents, Waste Paints

8.       Batteries

9.       Absorbents, Oil-Stained Solids: Rags, Clothing, Absorbent Pads, Wood, etc

10.     General Trash: Wood, Glass, Paper, Plastic, Food Stuff, etc.

11.     Metal Trash: Scrap Metal. Wiring, Plastics, Light Bulbs and Fluorescent Lights.

12.     Medical Wastes,

13.     Onshore transportation & trucking costs to be borne by Contractor

Standards, Specifications and Laws

  • Contractor’s equipment to be provided under this Agreement shall be in conformance with the latest Industry, Country and Company standards.


Equipment Requirements

Contractor shall provide equipment for Company that complies with Company’s standards and procedures for Environmental Waste Management. Contractor’s equipment shall include but is not limited to the following:

  • Stainless Steel enclosed tote tanks for liquid wastes (oil, drilling mud and / or completion fluids) and transportation of fuel to contain volumes from 6 to 9bbls each. Stainless Steel Tote Tanks must be equipped with 4-point certified lifting slings and must conform with international construction, handling, transportation and lifting standards for offshore containers, baskets and portable chemical and helicopter fuel (Jet A1) tanks (seen in Section III Standards And Specifications). Each Stainless Steel Tank constructed in accordance with a UN standard for which a test or inspection is specified may not be filled and offered for transportation until the test or inspection has been successfully completed
  • Closed top, Environmental Skip (with no open drain ports) with SWL ST (Specific dimensions could range between 2m x 1.5m x 1.3m)
  • Open Top water tight container/Skip for Non-Hazardous Waste Minimum Capacity 7 metric tons
  • Open Top water tight container/Skip for Non-Hazardous Waste Minimum Capacity 10 metric tons
  • Open top, side opening, easy discharge trash containers for offshore applications (no open drain ports) to contain scrap metals and rig wastes (paper, plastic, glass and wood). Minimum capacity of 7.5 cubic meters (this could serve as the trash skip if not available)
  • 30 cu ft Compactor Bags/Disposable Trash Bags for Trash Compactors
  • Trash Compactors, 30 cu ft compactor bags and repair service for  equipment
  • Portable air operated Mud Vacs / Liquid Recovery Units with vacuum/suction attachments / discharge hoses and repair service for this equipment
  • Sludge Gulper/Diaphragm Pump to recover viscous waste complete with attachments, hoses and repair service for equipment
  • High Pressure Wash Units (3,000psi minimum) w/attachments, hoses and repair service for equipment
  • Absorbent Pads in size 18” x 18” x 3/8”
  • Liquid Recovery Unit
  • Waste Food Grinder (Macerator)
  • Drum Crusher
  • Hot Water High Pressure Washer (3,000psi minimum)



Contractor’s facility must be located in FOT/FLT Onne or Port Harcourt, Contractors with facilities outside this area will not be considered for the provision of this service.

Facilities for the management and disposal of Company’s Environmental Waste (as state in the scope of work) shall include but not be limited to:

  • Collection, storage, segregation and transport equipment for offshore and onshore
  • Handling equipment both offshore and onshore
  • Measurement equipment
  • Incineration process equipment
  • Cleaning equipment


In addition to this, Contractor’s facility shall as a minimum have the following in accordance with stipulated DPR guidelines

1.       Process floor must be concreted

2.       There must be proper drainage system with drainage collection and sampling points

3.       Proper storage of untreated and treated wastes – This should ensure no spills or leaks and the cover must be adequate

4.       Proper handling of wastes – Transportation of wastes should be in skips only. Facility (Contractor) must therefore have skips or have MOU with a skip owner to cover for the required scope of work

5.       Up to date Waste Manifest Log/Tracking System


Inspection Requirements

Contractor shall have an active Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) and inspection program for Contractor’s lifting and hoisting equipment and tools. NDT and inspection of lifting equipment and tools shall be performed a minimum of every six (6) months and shall be documented by equipment serial number or equivalent. Contractor’s NDT and inspection program shall include a color code marking scheme that provides easy identification of equipment with up to date NDT inspection. Contractor shall provide copies of NDT inspection documentation to Company upon request Contractor is responsible for all costs incurred with respect to Contractor’s NDT and inspection program.


Contractor’s NDT and inspection program shall at a minimum meet the requirements of the latest edition of API RP 8B and Company’s local lifting gear inspection requirements.

Nigerian Content:

The Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) in line with its vision for Nigerian Content (NC) development has enacted the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content Development Act 2010 (NOGICD Act). NNPC/MPN JV requires their contractors to comply with the Act, its attached schedule and any applicable regulation developed by the Nigerian Content Development Monitoring Board (NCDMB). Interested bidders shall consider Nigerian content as an important element of their overall project development and management philosophy for project execution.

Bidders will be invited to provide the following NC details to be considered for participation in the tendering process:

  • NC Plan that addresses utilization of Nigerian personnel, equipment, services and materials for this service in order to achieve a minimum of 100% in-country spend in line with the requirements of the NOGICD Act 2010
  • A detailed description of company’s committed infrastructure in Nigeria (offices, rigs, etc.)
  • Details of company’s ownership structure with copies of CAC forms (CO2 and CO7)
  • Training and certification program in place for Nigerian personnel including list of relevant trainings attended by indigenous personnel in the last 3 years
  • Percentage of key management positions (line managers) that are held by Nigerians and percentage of total company workforce (direct and in-direct employees) that are Nigerians


In line with the NOGICD Act, Bidders will also be required to submit as part of its technical submission a Nigerian Content Plan demonstrating compliance with the NC requirements in the Act Bidders failure to comply with the NOGICD Act or demonstrate commitment to Nigerian Content development will result in Bidder’s disqualification.

3.       Mandatory Requirements.

A.      To be eligible for this tender exercise, interested bidders are required to be prequalified in the 3.15.07 (Waste Management) category in NipeX Joint Qualification Scheme (NJQS) database. All successfully pre-qualified suppliers in this category will receive Invitation to Technical Tender (ITT).

B.      To determine if you are prequalified 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.

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

D.      To initiate the JQS pre-qualification process, access www.nipexng.com to download application form, make necessary payments and contact NipeX office for further action.

E.      To be eligible, all tender must comply with the Nigeria Content requirements in the NipeX system.

4.       Close Date

Only tender who are registered with 3.15.07 (Waste Management) category as at Wed., 31st August 2011, being the advert closing date shall be invited to submit Technical Bids.

5.       Additional Information

A.      Interested suppliers must be prequalified for this product/service category in NJQS

B.      Full tendering procedure will be provided only to contractors that have been successfully prequalified in NJQS

C.      This advertisement shall neither be construed as an Invitation to Tender (ITT) nor a commitment on the part of MPN to award a contract to any supplier and/or associated companies, sub-contractors or agents

D.      This advertisement shall not entitle prequalified companies to make any claims whatsoever, and/or seek any indemnity from MPN and/or

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