NCDMB CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS: GLASS HOUSE, ISAAC BORO EXPRESSWAY, OPOLO, P.M.B 10, YENAGOA, BAYELSA STATE
PUBLIC NOTICE ON PROCUREMENT OF LOW VOLTAGE AND HIGH VOLTAGE CABLES FOR OIL AND GAS PROJECTS
The general public especially Operators, Alliance Partners, EPC Contractors, Sub-contractors, Vendors/Service Companies etc. are hereby notified of the availability of in-country manufactured Low Voltage (LV) and High Voltage (HV) Cables that meet the specifications of the oil and gas industry.
The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) is mandated to develop capacity of the local supply chain through Direct Capacity Development Interventions or support to investors to set up facilities. NCDMB has a key responsibility to ensure that these investors are protected in line with the intents of the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content Development (NOGICD) Act.
The policy intervention of the Board to encourage such investments is to mandate stakeholders to prioritize the utilization of manufacturing facilities in the procurement of LV and HV cables.
Accordingly, all project promoters in the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry are by this Public Notice required to ensure that Procurement for LV and HV cables required for any project in the Nigerian oil and gas industry shall be procured only from the under-listed Nigerian cable manufacturing companies:
- Nexans Kablemetals Nigeria
- Nigerchin Electrical Dev. Co. Ltd.
- Micom Cables
- Coleman Cables
- Nocaco Cables
However, in the event that the Technical Specs of the HV cables to be procured are outside the direct competence of these local production companies, Operators, Alliance Partners, EPC Contractors, Sub-contractors, Vendors/Service Companies are required to place orders for the importation of the LV & HV cables from the approved manufacturer through any of these local production companies.
In compliance with Section 11 and 12 of the NOGICD Act 2010, procurement of LV and HV cables outside the shores of Nigeria shall no longer be granted by the Board, effective from the date of this publication.
The Board will be expecting quarterly reports from operating companies confirming the procurement of the HV cables through Purchase Orders (PO) given to these companies.
Note: All Low Voltage cables must be procured from Nigerian cable Manufacturers for all projects/contracts in the Nigerian oil and gas industry
This public notice is published for compliance dated this 23rdof May 2019.
Engr. Simbi Kesiye Wabote
SOURCE: DAILY TRUST