NIGERIA LNG LIMITED (NLNG)
INVITATION FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI) FOR THE GTS NODES EXPANSION AND SAFETY UPGRADE PROJECT
FOR NIGERIA LNG LIMITED
Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) plan complex located on Bonny Island, Rivers State, Nigeria consists of sic natural gas liquefaction trains with a total capacity of 22 million tons of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) and five (5) million tons of Natural Gas Liquids (NGL) per annum.
To ensure full utilization and continuous operation of the plant complex, the gas Transmission System (GTS) comprising GTS-1-5 pipelines are fully dedicated to providing feed gas to the plant.
The GTS – 1 pipeline transports gas from the respective supplier’s field in Obite, Obiafu, and Soku to Bonny where the LNG plant is located. It is made up of three spurlines and two trunklines with Nodes junctions at Rumuji and Ubeta. NLNG owns the land immediately surrounding the Rumuji and Ubeta Node junctions which act as safety buffer zones, and intends to upgrade the civil infrastructures around the nodes by construction and installation of buildings, internal roads, lightings and necessary appurtenances.
Consequently, NLNG hereby invites reputable companies with vast experience in civil infrastructure construction and installation works to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) for the purpose of pre-qualification for the project.
Companies that are considered to have met the pre-qualification requirements will subsequently receive an invitation to tender for the works.
SCOPE OF WORKS
SN SCOPE OF WORKS PACKAGE 1
1 Procurement of materials/equipment (Electrical, Instrument, Civil & Structural)
2 Construct security buildings with convenience facilities
3 Installation of Internal and Perimeter Lightings
4 Construction of Material Shed
5 Shrouding of all flanges at Rumuji and Ubeta
6 Construct and commission borehole to provide water for firefighting operations and utilities.
7 Construction of Internal access roads and extension of road from operational area to the new
8 Constructs perimeter road/track – internal
9 Construction of site camp and transit office
10 Landscaping/Gravel parking of newly acquired are & Drainage Control.
Interested companies will provide evidence to demonstrate capacity to perform the following activities/scope.
- Construction and Execution Management
HSE Co-ordination and Management
- Community Relations Management
- Quality Assurance Control
- Contract Management and Project Control
- Follow on Engineering and Design Services
- Procurement Management
- Pre-commissioning and Commissioning.
To qualify for consideration, interested companies are required to respond to this invitation with the following information/documents for consideration. Failure to submit any of the under-listed documents may lead to disqualification.
a. Respondent’s confirmation of interest to participate in the pre-qualification exercise for the GTS Nodes Expansion and Safety Upgrade project.
b. Certificate of incorporation and all relevant Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) documents (forms CO2 and CO7).
c. Current/Valid certificates to operate as an Engineering, Procurement, Construction company and to do business in the Nigerian oil and gas industry as issued by the Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA), and Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN).
d. Health Safety & Environment Policy and Quality Policy.
e. Company profile, organization, size and structure, including any parent, technical partnership, alliance or joint venture of companies
to whom they belong, together with CV and experience profile of key management personnel;
f. Detailed list of experience with evidence to demonstrate capability and experience in undertaking procurement and construction of civil infrastructures within the last Five (5) years and equipment/machinery resources available for the work, giving names of clients, locations and cost or volume of services provided. These details should also indicate experience in the overall experience of the company in managing partnerships and or subcontractors, specialist contractors and procurement of Long Lead Items (LLI’) including managing relationships with Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs)
g. Details of existing in-country facilities e.g fabrication yards/workshops for different disciplines owned/operated by vendor.
h. Three (3) years accounts audited by a licensed accountancy firm which shall be a member of a recognized institute of accountancy.
Most recent accounts should not have an end of year date more than 18 months before the time of EOI.
i. Tax clearance certificates for the last three (3) years.
j. Evidence and documentation supporting compliance with the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content Development (NOGICD) Act 2010 (See Section 4: COMPLIANCE WITH NIGERIAN CONTENT (NOGICD ACT 2010)
COMPLIANCE WITH NIGERIAN CONTENT (NOGICD ACT 2010)
The NOGICD Act 2010 supports and details expected Nigerian Content deliverables within contracts and projects in the Nigerian Oil and Gas industry.
NLNG is committed to compliance with the NOGICD Act 2010 for Nigerian Content development.
Interested companies shall comply with the provisions of the NOGICD Act that relate to the aforementioned scope of works and services
and in particular comply with the minimum Nigerian Content targets for the scope, which are covered in the Schedule of the Act. Failure to comply with the Nigerian Content Act or to demonstrate commitment to Nigerian Content Development shall result in disqualification from the process.
GENERAL NIGERIAN CONTENT REQUIREMENTS
Companies responding to this advertisement are required to submit the following in compliance with the NOGICD Act, 2010:
a. Develop a Nigerian Content Execution Plan (NCEP), I which shall explain the methodology of how it intends to comply with the requirements of the NOGICD Act 2010 (Nigerian Content Plan) and how to achieve the set target(s) in the schedule of the NOGICD Act and any targets set by the Board.
b. Provide documentation to demonstrate that the entity is a Nigerian-registered company by submitting certified true copies of CAC Forms 2A and 7A (or its equivalent), including company Memorandum and Articles of Association: All companies shall be Nigerian Indigenous Service Companies having 51% and above Nigerian equity in the shareholding and ownership structure of the tenderer’s legally registered entity in Nigeria by CAMA (Companies and Allied Matters Act)
c. Provide details of the company’s corporate organizational structure (management, supervisors, senior and junior skilled officers, etc.), identifying positions manned or occupied by Nigerian nationals and other nationalities with evidence for the type of employment. The proposed organogram for this work scope should include the nationality, qualifications, and years of experience or personnel on the job
(attach CVs of key finance, operational, and technical personnel), including a succession plan if other nationalities are involved.
d. A detailed description of the location of the company’s facilities and infrastructure (assets, equipment, technical office, administrative
space, storage etc) in Nigeria to support this contract, evidence deployed to work in Multinational and International companies are
owned by the local subsidiaries.
e. The tenderer shall provide evidence of a valid type 1-5 NCEC for construction and Movable equipment (EC) and procurement and
suppliers (PS) categories of NCEC issued by NCDMB to be able to participate in this service.
f. Provide a subcontracting plan for the utilization of only Nigerian companies for all third-party services, not limited to QAQC inspection
and testing, Electrical and Instrumentation, and non-Destructive Testing/Non-Destructive Examination, Mechanical Laboratory test,
freight forwarding, pre-commissioning, catering and housekeeping services and consumables etc.
g. The tenderer shall demonstrate the willingness to carry out Human Capitals Developments guidelines of NCDMB by providing an
undertakings letter to affirm commitment.
h. The tenderer shall provide a procurement plan for all consumable goods and services to be procured at the back of this service, with
first consideration given to Nigerian goods and services in line with the Nigerian Content Plan deliverables.
i. The tenderer shall provide evidence of registration on the NCDMB NOGIC JQS
COMMENCEMENT AND DURATION
Award of the contract for the period is planned for Q1 2024, for a period of up to three (3) years.
SUBMISSION OF RESPONSES
Submission in response to the above requirements shall strictly be in accordance with the instructions given in this publication,
segregated and arranged in the order indicated.
The expression of interest documents/requirements should be submitted in electronic copy in PDF format by e-mail to
[email protected] with “CONFIDENTIAL – Expression of Interest – GTS NODES EXPANSION AND SAFETY UPGRADE
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PROJECT” in the subject line.
The submission must be received by NLNG not later than 6th September 2023.
a. This is not an invitation to tender. The full tendering procedure will be provided to applicants that are successful at this EOI stage, in
accordance with NLNG’s pre-qualification procedures.
b. Notwithstanding the submission of the documents for the expression of interest, NLNG is neither committed nor obliged to include any company and/or their associated companies, agents or sub-contractors on any bid list or to award any form of contract to any company and/or its associated companies, agents or sub-contractors.
c. Please be aware that this invitation to express interest does not guarantee that any company will be requested to submit an offer to NLNG; it does not constitute any form of agreement or contract between NLNG and any company.
d. NLNG shall not be responsible for any cost incurred in responding to this invitation.
e. This advertisement for EOI shall not be construed as a commitment by NLNG, nor shall it entitle respondents to claim any indemnity from NLNG and/or any of its shareholders by virtue of having responded to this advertisement.
f. This is a simple invitation for interested companies to express their interest in the indicated work scopes and does not warrant any further feedback from NLNG hereafter. If you do not hear from NLNG within three (3) months of submission of a response to this publication, please assume that your application was not successful.
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