Tender Opportunity: Provision of Helicopter Logistics Support Services at Esso Exploration and Production Nigeria Limited

Esso Exploration and Production Nigeria Limited

Contractor of the NNPC/EEPNL Production Sharing Contract


Tender Opportunity: Provision of Helicopter Logistics Support Services for EEPNL


1    Introduction


Esso Exploration and Production Nigeria Limited (EEPNL), contractor of

NNPC/EEPNL Production Sharing Contract plans to engage Helicopter Services

at all its locations within the NNPC/EEPNL Production Sharing Contract (PSC)

acreage for an anticipated contract term of five (5) years with a two (2) year

optional renewal period. Contract is expected to commence in the last quarter of



2.       Scope of Work


The scope of work includes, but is not limited to the provision of Helicopter

Logistics Support services, associated tools and highly qualified specialist personnel.


Interested companies must be able to provide the following provision of Helicopter Logistics Support:


A.      Provision of three (3) newly manufactured IFR certified Sikorsky 76D for the Transportation of Company personnel 7 materials t0/from designated offshore locations


B.      S76C++ helicopters with less than 5,000 hour total time or ten year age may be provided in the interim


C.      Ensure availability and serviceability of all helicopters daily, provide emergency night standby & maintain passenger handing facilities.


3.       Mandatory Requirements


A.      To be eligible for this tender exercise, interested contractors are required to be prequalified in the 30803- Air Transport Services of Passengers & Freight category in NipeX Joint Qualification Scheme (NJQS) database. All successfully prequalified 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 supplier product group.


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


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


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


4.       Close Date


Only tenderers who are registered with 30803 – Air Transport Services of Passengers & Freight product category as at 4.00 pm. on Monday, 23rd September 2013 being the advert close date shall be invited to submit technical bids.


5.       Nigerian Content


Company is committed to the development of the Nigerian Oil and Gas business in compliance with the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content Development Act 2010 (NOGICD Act) enacted by the Federal Government of Nigeria in April 2010.


As from the commencement of this Act, the minimum Nigerian Content in any project, service or product specification to be executed m the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry shall be consistent with the level set in the Schedule to the Act and any other targets as may be directed by the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB).


EEPNL requires their Contractors to comply with the Act, its attached Schedule and any applicable regulation developed by the NCDMB.


Nigerian Content (NC) in the Nigerian oil and gas industry is defined as:

“The quantum of composite value added to or created in the Nigerian economy by

a systematic development of capacity and capabilities through the deliberate utilization of Nigerian human, material resources and serves in the Nigerian oil and gas industry.”


“Nigerian company” is a company registered in Nigeria in accordance with the provisions of Companies and Allied Matters Act with not less than 51% equity shares by Nigerians.


Bidders shall consider Nigerian content as an important element of their overall project development and management philosophy for project execution.


As part of their submissions, Tenderers shall:

i.        Provide a description of its committed infrastructure (asset, equipment, technical office, and administrative space storage, workshop, assembly area, repair, and maintenance testing, laboratory etc) in Nigeria (offices, equipment etc) to support this contract, evidence that a minimum of 50% of all equipment deployed to work by multinational and international companies are owned by the Nigerian subsidiary.


ii.       Demonstrate that its entity is a Nigerian registered company, defined as a company registered in Nigeria in accordance with the provision of Company and Allied Matters Act Provide details of its Ownership Structure. Submit certified true copies of CAC form (C02 and C07) including Memorandum and Article of Association. For Nigerian company m alliance with a foreign company or multinational, submit evidence of binding agreement of the alliance duly signed by the CEO’s of both parties.


iii.      Submit a plan on how it intends to give first consideration to goods and services provided from within Nigeria to meet the requirements of the NOGICD Act for this service.


iv.      Demonstrate key Management positions that are Nigerian Nationals and the percentage of the Company total workforce (direct and in-direct employees) that are Nigerians

v.       Submit a plan on how it intends to provide Human Capacity Development and Personnel Training

vi.      Provide evidence of application for Nigerian Content Equipment Certificate (NCEC)


vii.     Issued by Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (in respect of any components, spares, equipment, systems and packages to be used on the project.


Bidders’ failure to respond to this request for information and thus comply with the NOGICD Act or demonstrate commitment to Nigerian Content development will result in Bidder’s disqualification.


6.       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 EEPNL 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 EEPNL and/or its partners by virtue of such companies having been prequalified in NJQS.


E.      All costs incurred in registering and prequalifying for this and other product/service categories in NJQS shall be borne solely by suppliers


F.      EEPNL shall communicate only with the authorized /responsible personnel of prequalified companies and not through unauthorized individuals or agents.


Please visit the NipeX Portal at www.nipexng.com  for this Advert and other information


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