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Star Deep Water Petroleum Limited-Invitation To Tender For Deepwater Drilling Campaign – Provision Of Mud Logging Services


Star Deep Water Petroleum Limited (SDWPL), a chevron company and operator of the Agbami field on behalf of its co-ventures (FAMFA Oil Limited, Prime 127 Nigeria Limited, Equinor Nigeria Energy Company Limited and Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL), invites interested and prequalified companies with relevant experience in the provision of Subsea Wellhead Equipment and Services.

The contract is proposed to span a period of three (3) years with a possible optional term of one (1) year duration.

The scope of work (SOW) includes personnel, equipment, materials and deliverables for the provision of Mud Logging Equipment and Services to support the drilling & completion program in deep water Nigeria from a dynamically positioned Mobile Offshore drilling units(s) (MODU). As a minimum, the contractor will be responsible for the supply and provision of;
• Mud Logging unit set-up and maintenance
i. Provide a fully-equipped mud logging unit (Standard offshore designed container, explosion & fire proof – zone 1 certified) suitable for deepwater operations.
ii. Ensure all equipment is in working condition and compliant with industry standards.
• Real-time Monitoring
i. Monitor and record drilling parameters including weight on bit, rotary speed, rate of penetration, torgue and standpipe pressure.
ii. Measure and record gas levels and compositions using a gas chromography.
iii. Monitor mud weight, temperature and viscosity.
• Sample Collection and Analysis
i. Collect cutting samples at specified intervals & preserve samples for further laboratory analysis
ii. Conduct microscopic examination for lithology and hydrocarbon indications.
• Data Management and Reporting
i. Continuously log all data electronically and maintain backups
ii. Generate daily, weekly, and final well reports including lithology, gas analysis, and any other relevant observations.
iii. Provide real-time data access to the client’s geologists and engineers.
• Safety and Environmental Monitoring
i. Monitor and record any hydrocarbon gas levels and potential hazards.
ii. Ensure safe working conditions in the mud logging unit.
iii. Monitor mud returns for early signs of kicks or potential well control issues.
• Personnel
i. 2 ADT/Equipment Engineers
ii. 4 Mudloggers
iii. 4 Sample Catchers

A. To be eligible for this tender exercise, interested bidders are required to be pre – qualified and ‘live’ 3.04.06 (Mud Logging services) category of the Nipex Joint Qualification System (NJQS) database. All successfully pre-qualified and ‘live’ bidders in this category by the bid close date will receive invitation to submit Technical and commercials tender (ITT).
B. To confirm if you are pre-qualified and view the product/service category you are listed for: Open and access NJQS with your company log in details. Click on Products/Services tab to view your status and product codes.
C. If you are not listed in this product service category and you are registered with DPR to do business for this category, please contact NipeX office at 27B, Oyinkan Abayomi Drive, Ikoyi, Lagos with your NUPRC certificate (Formerly called DPR certificate) as evidence for verification and necessary update.
D. To initiate the JQS prequalification process, please access, click on services tab followed by NJQS registration.
E. To be eligible, all tender must comply with 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. Demonstrate that entity is a Nigerian registered company with 51% or shareholding capacity. Tenderer shall provide evidence of company ownership structure form CO2 and CO7, registration on NOGIC JS and NUPRC certificate.
B. Detailed description of the location of in-country committed facilities & infrastructure (Administrative/Technical offices) in Nigeria to support this contract.
C. Provide evidence of percentage of management that are Nigerian Nationals and the percentage of the total workforce that are Nigerians.
D. The tenderer shall provide an evidence of category 1,2,3 4 of 5 services and support group NCEC to demonstrate capacity, capability and ownership or Tank cleaning equipment to execute 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/category in 3.04.06 (Mud Logging Services) by 16:00 hours, 08 May, 2024 being the advert close date shall be invited to submit technical bid.

Additional Information:
1. Suppliers eligible for this tender opportunity are expected to be prequalified in NJQS under these product/service categories.
2. The Invitation to Tender (ITT) and any further progression of this tender shall be via Nipex.
3. All costs incurred in preparing and processing NJQS prequalification shall be solely for the interested bidders’ accounts.
4. This advertisement shall neither be construed as any form of commitment on the part of Star Deep Water Petroleum Limited 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 Star Deep Water Petroleum Limited and or any of its partners or affiliates by virtue of such companies having been prequalified in NJQS.
5. 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 bidders will be requested to submit commercial tenders.
6. Star Deep Water Petroleum Limited will communicate only with authorized officers of the pre-qualifying companies and NOT through individuals or Agents.

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