Chevron Nigeria Limited- Invitation To Tender For Provision Of Marine Survey Services (Geophysical, Hydrographic, Geoharzard And Geotechnical Survey)









Chevron Nigeria Limited invites interested and prequalified companies with relevant experience for this tender opportunity for Provision of Marine Survey Services to support CNL’s production activities. Marine Survey Services (Geophysical, Hydrographic, Geohazard and Geotechnical survey) are required to execute Company’s wide range of operational activities within the Escravos operations (western, central, and eastern) field locations for terminal, offshore, onshore and/or swamp facilities (or at other locations) as may be required to support company’s ongoing oil and gas production activities. 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 this 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 Marine Survey 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 all company’s facility locations (Escravos, offshore, onshore etc). 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 Marine Survey services includes, but not limited to the following:

• Seafloor and subsurface Hazard assessment (Geohazard)

• Geotechnical field investigation

• Geophysical/Engineering data processing, analysis and reporting

• Laboratory tests

• Provision of own consumables

• Chemical analysis of soils and rock samples

• Chemical analysis of measurement of seawater properties

• Bathymetric survey

• Review of earth pressure

• Detailed site investigation report on all activities.

• Rig moves and positioning services. Consumables such as diesel, oil etc are to be provided by contractor.

• Mobilization of two dredging spreads to site.


A. To be eligible for this tender exercise, interested bidders are required to have the requisite NUPRC permit, NCDMB NOGIC JQS registration and be prequalified and ‘live’ under product code 3.09.02 (geotechnical services) 3.09.03 (Geophysical and Hydrographic site survey services) or 3.10.03 (site acquisition services) category in Nipex Joint Qualifications System (NJQS) database. All successfully pre-qualified and “live” bidders in this category by the bid close date of this advert will receive the Invitation to Tender (ITT).

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 the product/service category you are registered with NUPRC to do business, contact NipeX office at 8-10, Bayo Kuku Road, Ikoyi Lagos with your NUPRC certificate (formerly called DPR Certificate) as evidence for verification and necessary update

D. To initiate and complete the JQS prequalification process, access, click on services tab followed by NJQS registration.

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


Chevron Nigeria 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.

Final contract award shall be to contractors that are technically qualified and who comply fully with the provisions of the Nigerian NOGICD ACT, 2010.

Contractor shall comply and execute the contract in compliance with all applicable laws and the NOGICD Act, 2010. Non-compliance with the Nigerian Content Act 20210 is a FATAL FLAW

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

1. Tenderer shall provide evidence of company ownership structure form CO2 and CO7, registration on NOGIC JQS and NUPRC certificate.

2. Tenderer shall provide detailed description of the location of in-country committed facilities & infrastructure (Administrative/technical offices, workshop) in Nigeria to support this contract.

3. Provide evidence of what percentage of your key management positions is held by Nigerians and what percentage of the total work force are Nigerians. Also, show overall percentage of work to be performed in Nigeria and those by Nigerian resources relative to total work volume.

4. 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).

5. Bidders shall provide evidence of category 1, 2, 3 or 4 services and support group (SS) NCEC demonstrating ownership of Marine Survey equipment to be utilized in the execution of the work scope.


Only bidders who are prequalified and ‘live’ with NJQS Product/categories code 3.09.02 (geotechnical services) 3.09.03 (Geophysical and Hydrographic site survey services) or 3.10.03 (site acquisition services) by 16:00 hours, 14th March, 2024 being the advert close date shall be invited to submit a 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.


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