An ExxonMobil Subsidiary
Operator of the NNPC/MPN Joint Venture
Tender Opportunity: Provision of Laboratory Analyses for Petroleum Products Samples 
NipeX Number: 1000003204
Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited (MPN) Operator of the NNPC/MPN Joint Venture plans to engage the services of a component contractors, to conduct laboratory analyses of petroleum products samples obtained from fuel suppliers and during vessel bunkering operations in Lagos and Port Harcourt, to support Logistics operations within the NNPC/MPN Joint venture (JV) acreage; for an anticipated contract term of four (4) years plus one (1) year optional extension.
The scope of work to be provided include but not limited to the following provisions:
1. The broad scope of work includes the provision of laboratory analyses for petroleum products supplies to all Upstream Nigeria (MPN and Esso) onshore and offshore locations. Only bidders who provide evidence of ownership of laboratories in Lagos and Port Harcourt will be considered.
2. Contractor(s) shall own and operate laboratories in Lagos and Port Harcourt capable of analyzing the following petroleum products:
a. Premium Motor Spirit (PMS)
b. Automotive Gas Oil (AGO)
c. Aviation Turbine Kero (ATK)
3. Contractor(s) shall provide evidence of permits issued by regulatory authorities for the operations of each of the laboratories.
4. Contractors shall provide evidence that laboratory analysis of samples shall be performed by qualified personnel and that analyses will meet the products specification requirements provided by Company.
5. Company shall be responsible for the drawing of the samples from shore tanks, vessels and delivery trucks, and appropriately labeling the samples, while contractor will be responsible picking up the bottle containing the samples from Company facilities in QIT, Onne, Port Harcourt and Lagos for testing in their (contractor’s) laboratories.
6. Contractor shall pick up samples from Company facility not later than 24 hours after notice has been issued by company.
7. Contractor shall provide sample bottles required for collecting product samples.
8. Contractor shall ensure that result of the tests reach MPN within 24 hours of contractor’s receipt of the sample.
9. Test results shall be communicated using duly approved test certificates which will include results for each parameter, with comments indicating if tested sample passed or failed minimum specification requirement on any of the test parameters.
10. Contractor shall retain all samples after each test for at least a week for on-spec fuel; and for a month of off-spec fuel samples, before disposal of the samples.
1. To be eligible for this tender exercise, interested contractors are required to be prequalified in the 3.07.08 Laboratory Testing Services Product Category in NipeX Joint Qualification Scheme (NJQS) database; ensure this is done by the Advert close date. All successfully pre-qualified suppliers whose NipeX subscription is valis in this category will receive Invitation to Technical Tender (ITT).
2. To determine if you are prequalified and view the product/service category you are listed for: Open and access NJQS with your login 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 Product/Service category and you are registered with DPR to do business, contact NipeX office at 8/10 Bayo kuku Road, Ikoyi, Lagos with your DPR certificate as evidence of verification and necessary update.
4. To initiate the JQS pre-qualification process, access to download an application form, make necessary payments and contact NipeX office for further action.
5. To be eligible, all tenders must comply with the Nigerian Content requirements in the NipeX system.
Company is committed to the development of the Nigerian Oil and Gas business in compliance with the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content Development Act 2010 (NOGICD Act) enacted by the Federal Government of Nigeria in April 2010.
As from the commencement of this 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 in the Schedule to the Act and any other targets as may be directed by the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB).
NNPC/MPN JV requires their Contractors to comply with the Act, its attached Schedule and any applicable regulation developed by the NCDMB.
Nigerian Content (NC) in the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry is defined as:
“The quantum of composite value added to or created in the Nigerian economy by a systematic development of capacity and capabilities through the deliberate utilization of Nigerian human, material resources and services in the Nigerian oil and gas industry”.
“Nigerian company” is a company registered in Nigeria in accordance with the provisions of Companies and Allied Matters Act with not less than 51% equity shares by Nigerians.
Bidders shall consider Nigerian content as an important element of their overall project development and management philosophy for project execution.
As part of their technical tender submissions, prequalified Tenderers shall:
1. Demonstrate that its entity is a Nigerian indigenous company, provide details of its Ownership Structure. Submit certified true copies of CAC form (C02 and C07) including Memorandum and Article of Association with minimum of 51% Nigerian shareholding stipulated for a Nigerian Company, including evidence of being registered on the NCDMB NOGIC JQS.
2. Description of in-country committed infrastructure (asset, equipment, technical office and administrative space, storage, workshop, repair and testing etc.) in Nigeria (offices, equipment etc.) to support this contract.
3. Description of Project-Specific training, man-hour, budget, skill development and understudy plan for Nigerian personnel in key areas in line with NCD Human Capacity Development Initiative.
4. Demonstrate compliance with Federal Government of Nigeria Automobile Policy of purchase/utilization of at least 50% of automobiles manufactured/assembled in Nigeria.
Bidders’ failure to comply with the NOGICD Act or demonstrate commitment to Nigerian Content development will result in Bidder’s disqualification.
Only Tenderers who are registered and ‘live’ with products/service code 3.07.08 as at 1600hrs on Friday, October 26, 2018 being the advert close date shall be invited to submit Technical Bids.
a) Interested Suppliers must be prequalified for this product/service category in NJQS.
b) Full tendering procedure will be provided only to contractors that have been successfully prequalified in NJQS.
c) This advertisement shall neither be construed as an Invitation to Tender (ITT) nor a commitment on the part of MPN to award to any supplier and/or associated companies, Sub-contractors or Agents.
d) This advertisement shall not entitle prequalified companies to make any claims whatsoever, and/or seek any indemnity from MPN and/or its partners by virtue of such companies having been prequalified in NJQS.
e) NNPC/MPN reserves the right to reject any and or all prequalified suppliers at its sole discretion and at no costs whatsoever.
f) All costs incurred in registering and prequalifying for this and other product/service categories in NJQS shall be borne solely by the suppliers.
g) Suppliers that are prequalified for this product/service category in NJQS must ensure that their names and contact details (physical address, email and telephone number) of their company and authorized/responsible personnel are up-to-date in their company profile on the NJQS database.
h) MPN shall communicate only with the authorized/responsible personnel prequalified companies and not through unauthorized individuals or Agents.
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