Provision of Environmental Studies and Associated Services at Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited

Operator of the NNPC/Shell/EPNL/Agip Joint Venture

Tender Opportunity

Provision of Environmental Studies and Associated Services

Tender Ref: NG01 005699

1.0       Introduction

SPDC hereby announces to interested and prequalified companies an upcoming tendering opportunity for the Provision of Environmental Studies. This proposed contract is planned to commence in Q2 of 2012 and remains active for a two (2) year duration with an option of one (1) year extension.

2.0       Scope of Work

  • The work/service to be provided in this proposed contract includes but not limited to the following:
  • Determine the baseline conditions of natural, social and health environments.
  • Determine the extent, magnitude and concentration of pollutants emanating from the project and production activities.
  • Determine the impact of the proposed project activities on the environment.
  • Identify social and socio-economic impacts of the project on the communities including impacts on cultural properties, social infrastructures, natural resources and impact on the lifestyle and values.
  • Identify health impacts and hazards, including execution {including operation) and evaluation of local population exposure of these hazards.
  • Develop a cost effective environmental management plan including social and health.
  • Deliver initial and final integrated EIA report for submission to regulators.
  • Deliver a complete EIA report (fully integrating Environment, Health  and Social  Impacts Assessments).
  • Evaluate the status of the environmental conditions/components during the various phases of a project activity including all aspects of environmental monitoring of new and existing projects and operations.
  • Assess all environmental components as applicable e.g. Air Quality, soil, Surface water, sediment, groundwater, fisheries, microbiology, health, socio-economic etc. as required by regulation Post clean up of oil spill impacted site.


3.0       Mandatory Requirements

1.          To be eligible for this tender exercise, interested contractors are required to be pre-qualified in the Product Group 30202- Safety, Health and Environment, 30305 – Safety and Environmental and 31302 – Environmental Management Systems Certification in the NipeX NJQS database. Only suppliers who are registered in the above category as at 15th September 2011  shall be invited to submit technical Tender.


2.         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 continue Joint Qualification Scheme tool, click check my supplier status and then click supplier product group.

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

4.         To initiate the JQS prequalification process, access to download the application form, make necessary payments and contact NipeX office for further action.

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


4.0       Nigerian Content Requirements

  • Vendors are to demonstrate strict compliance with the provisions of Nigerian Oil & Gas Industry Content Development Act and also provide the following requirements:
  • Demonstrate that the entity is a Nigerian Registered Company, or Nigerian Registered Company as the contracting entity 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
  • International or multinational company working through a Nigerian subsidiary must demonstrate that a minimum 50% of equipment to be deployed for execution of work shall be owned by the Nigerian subsidiary by providing a list of equipment for this tender and indicating those that will be owned by the Nigerian subsidiary
  • Furnish details of company ownership and shareholding structure. Also submit clear photocopies of your CAC Forms CO2 and CO7
  • Provide evidence of what percentage of your key management positions is held by Nigerians and what percentage of the total workforce are Nigerians. Also, show overall percentage of work to be performed in Nigeria and those by Nigerian resources relative to total work volume.
  • Provide a Nigerian Content Plan providing a detailed description of the role, work scope, man-hours and responsibilities of all Nigerian companies and personnel that would be involved in executing the work. Also provide details of Nigerian Content focal point or manager.
  • State proposed total scope of work to be conducted 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.
  • Specific to this project, provide detailed plan for staff training (including number of personnel, name of organization 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.
  • Provide details on any other Nigerian Content initiative your company is involved in.


5.0.    Closing Date

Only tenderers who are registered with NJQS Product Category as at 15th September 2011 being the advert close date shall be invited to submit technical bids.


Additional Information

  • Suppliers eligible for this tender opportunity are expected to be prequalified in NJQS under this product/service category.
  • All costs incurred in preparing and processing NJQS pre-qualification shall be to the  contractor’s  accounts.
  • This advertisement shall neither be construed as any form of commitment on the part of SPDC to award any contract to any company and or associated companies, sub-contractors or agents, nor  shall it entitle pre-qualified companies to make any claims whatsoever, and/or seek any indemnity from SPDC and or any of its partners by virtue of such companies having been prequalified in NJQS.
  • The tendering process shall be the NNPC contracting process requiring pre-qualified companies to submit technical tenders first. Following a technical review, only technically and financially qualified contractors will be requested to submit commercial tenders
  • SPDC will communicate only with authorized officers of the pre-qualifying companies and not through individuals or Agents.


Please visit NipeX portal at for the advert and other information. Also note that this contract will not be progressed through NipeX system.

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