Chevron Nigeria Limited- Invitation To Tender For Provision Of Crane, Rigging & Lifting Maintenance Services







Star Deep Water Petroleum Limited (SDWPL), a Chevron Company invites interested and prequalified companies with relevant experience for this tender opportunity for the Provision of Crane, Rigging & Lifting Maintenance Services to support the Agbami Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSA) vessel operations, which is located in approximately 5000 feet of water and about 70 miles offshore Nigeria. The services are estimated to commence fourth quarter of 2024 for three (3) years primary term with an optional one (1) year extension period.


The scope of work for the services shall include but not limited to the provision of skilled, qualified and certified personnel, supervision, services, transport, testing devices equipment, tools, consumable materials and/or every item of expense necessary for the rendering Crane, Rigging & Lifting Maintenance Services to Company, 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, on an “as and when required” basis and in a safe manner to plant, assets and personnel at Company’s Agbami FPSO facility. Furthermore, successful companies would be expected to have self-sustaining operations and capabilities to provide any aspect of the scope from personnel only who are qualified and able to communicate fluently in English, to full services, including equipment and consumables, as may be required.

Detailed Services Description:

The scope of work for the Crane, Rigging & Lifting Maintenance Services includes but not limited to the following:

a. Hoisting and lifting equipment inspection, repairs, crane operation, rigging operations and certification services are required for COMPANY owned hoisting and lifting equipment in Agbami FPSO Operations.

b. Contractor shall carry out and perform all services necessary to ensure all COMPANY lifting and rigging equipment are maintained and inspected in compliance with all regulatory requirements and applicable standards.

c. Contractors shall provide high standard of Crane and Rigging and Lifting Equipment Operation Inspection and Maintenance services as follows.

• Crane inspection and certification program

• Lifting and Rigging Equipment inspection and certification program.

• Mobile crane operations (15-200ton)

• Routine and complex rigging operations.

• Engine and major component overhauls

• Scheduled and unscheduled maintenance and inspection.

• Diagnostics, troubleshooting and/or emergency repairs.

• Onsite pedestal and mobile crane refurbishment.

Crane Operator Training and Certification.

• Provision of fully certified personnel onsite.

• Crane Technicians.

• Rigging & Lifting Inspectors v Crane Operation and maintenance services.

• Riggers

• Forklift Operation and maintenance services

• Additional certified personnel to support periodic plant turnaround activities.

• Additional certified personnel to support periodic crane maintenance activities.

• Procurement of parts.


A. To be eligible for the tender exercise, interested bidders are required to have the requisite NUPRC permit, NCDMB NOGIC JQS registration and be pre-qualified and live under product code 3.13.08 (certificate of crane and lifting appliances) or 3.05.26 (lifting Equipment Management Services, category in Nipex Joint Qualification System (NJQS) database. All successfully pre-qualified and live’ suppliers in this category by the bid close date will receive an Invitation to Technical Tender.

B. To confirm if you are pre-qualified and to view the product/service category you are listed for: Open and access NJQS with your company log in details. Click on product/services tab to view your status and product codes.

C. If you are not listed in this product/service category, you are required with NUPRC to do business, please contact NipeX office at 27b Oyinkan Abayomi Drive, Ikoyi Lagos with your NUPRC certificate as evidence for verification and necessary update.

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

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


Star Deep Water petroleum 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 NOGICD 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 of the schedule of the Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB).

Contractors shall comply with the provisions of the NOGICD Act and all applicable regulations. Bidders that do not meet the Nigerian Content Criterion will not be allowed to participate in the next tender stage.

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

A. Tenderer shall provide evidence of being a Nigerian registered company with 51% shareholding capacity. The tender shall provide CO2 and CO7 forms, registration on NOGIC JQS and NUPRC certificate.

B. Tenderer shall provide detailed description of the location of in-country committed facilities & infrastructure (Technical offices, administrative space etc) in Nigeria to support this contract.

C. Provide evidence of what percentage of key Management positions are Nigerian and what percentage of the total work force are Nigerians. Also, show overall percentage of work to be performed in Nigerian and those by Nigerian resources relative to total work volume.

D. Tenderer shall provide evidence of category 1, 2, 3 or 4 services & supply (SS) group NCEC demonstrating ownership of NDT equipment to be utilized in the execution of the work scope.

E. Tenderer shall Comply with the latest approved version of NCDMB HCD guideline by committing (via a letter of undertaking) to providing project–specific training, man-hour, budget skill development and understudy plan for Nigerian personnel utilizing OGTAN registered trainer(s) or other approved NCDMB training institution(s).


Only bidders who are pre-qualified and ‘live’ with NJQS Product/Categories 3.13.08 (Certification of crane and lifting appliances) or 3.05.26 (lifting equipment Management Services) by 16:00 Hours, March 14, 2024 being the advert close date shall be invited to submit technical bid.


1. The Invitation to Tender (ITT) and any further progression of this tender shall be via Nipex. Interested bidders are therefore advised to ensure they are set-up in NipeX with a valid and active official company email address accessible by all in their organization as this shall be the only means to transmit the ITT.

2. Bidders, who, for this bid process enter a Joint Venture (JV), Partnership, Consortiums, etc. with another bidder that is bidding for this service will be disqualified.

3. All costs incurred by a bidder in preparing/processing NJQS prequalification and participating in this tendering process shall be to the bidder’s accounts.

4. This advertisement shall neither be construed as any form of commitment on the part of Chevron Nigeria Limited (“Company”) 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 Company and/or any of its partners by virtue of such companies having been prequalified in NJQS

5. The tendering process shall be the NNPC NipeX contracting process requiring pre- qualified companies to submit both technical and commercial tenders at the same -time.

6. Company reserves the right to reject any and or all pre-qualified bids at its sole discretion and at no cost to Company.

7. Company will communicate only with authorized officers of the pre-qualifying companies and NOT through individuals or agents.