Pipelines and Products Marketing Company Limited

(A Subsidiary of NNPC)

Block C, NNPC Towers, Herbert Macualay Way, P.M.B. 190, Garki- Abuja, Nigeria

 Request for Expression of Interest for Engineering, Procurement & Construction (EPC) Contract for the Replacement of Fire Hydrant Ring Main at Escravos Terminal 


The Pipelines and Products Marketing Company Limited (PPMC) intends to carry out the Replacement of Fire Hydrant Ring Main at Escravos Terminal with HPPE pipes.

Escarvos Terminal is a crude oil storage facility that is vital to NNPC/PPMC operations. Hence the need to ensure compliance with Industrial Safety Standard is necessary.

Fire Hydrant Ring Main is a pipeline network and other accessories that transport water for fire-fighting operation. The need to upgrade the facility is to avoid unexpected failure due to severe corrosion damage on the entire hydrant line caused by sea water being the source of water at the terminal, particularly at the critical points such as the weld joints, fittings and valves.

(2.0) Purpose of the Project

In view of the need to sustain high pressure, high volume during fire-fighting intervention and ensure compliance with Industrial Safety Standard, it is necessary to replace the Fire Hydrant Ring Main for effective fire-fighting capability at Escravos Terminal.

(3.0) Brief Description of the Project (Scope of Work)

The EPC Contract scope of work shall cover but not limited to the inspection of existing facilities, engineering, detailed design and procurement, construction, testing, commissioning and training.

The new HPPE Hydrant line, Pressure Safety valves, Bronze Threaded Gate valves, Hydrant and Bronze threaded electric Actuators in accordance with internationally recognized standards such as ASME 150, ANSI/AWWA C906, M&H AWWA C502 etc. are to be installed as replacement for obsolete facilities.

In line with the above, the following shall form but not limited to the scope of work to be executed:

(3.1)  Procurement and delivery of 180nos. (2160m length) HPPE pipe PE 100 PN 16 ACC. ISO 4427 (∅ 315 X 28.6mm X 12m) Procurement and delivery of 300nos (3600m length) HPPE pipe PE 100 PN 16 ACC, ISO 4427 (∅ 280 X 28.6mm X 12m) Procurement and delivery of 65nos (780m length) HPPE pipe PE 100 PN 16 ACC. ISO 4427 (∅ 160 X 28.6mm X 12m) Procurement and delivery of 10nos (120m length) HPPE pipe PE 100 PN 16 ACC. ISO 4427 (∅ 110 X 28.6mm X 12m) and associated fittings, w=20.43kg/m (0.4MT), CAF Gaskets consisting 15nos each (3”, 4” & 8”) 30noe-6”, 24nos-12” & 50nos-10” sizes

(3.2)  Supply 48nos. HPPE End Flanges consisting Supply of 149nos. HPPE Butt Ends consisting of 15nos each (3”, 4” & 8”), 30nos-6”, 24nos-12” & 50nos-10” sizes.

(3.3)  Provision for Hose cabinets

(3.4)  Procurement and delivery for installation of Bronze Threaded Electrical Actuators (Intelligent Actuators -Rotork), Procurement and delivery for installation of Bronze Threaded Gate valves 12” ASME 150 Gear operated Model 8811 Oper 751G isolation valves flanged type with rubber gaskets, bolts and nuts to fit.

(3.5)  Installation of HPPE pipes 6,600m long, road crossings inclusive.

(3.6)  Installation and protection of 20nos. 4” and 10nos. 6” standard hydrant valve with flanges and fitted with isolation butterfly valves in concrete ducts and water hose caps/sockets.

(3.7)  Excavation in alignment with hydrant line by ditching 1m x 1m x 6,600m hydrant line, point support, road crossings and laying of pipes as may be directed.

(3.8)  Provision for backfilling/site reinstatement.

(3.9)  Provision for Cashes and any other ancillary works necessary to complete the project as specified.

(3.10)          Provision for tie-in and removal of old hydrant ring main to designated location

(3.11)          Pre-commissioning/commissioning of fire water hydrant point fit for intended service

(4.0)  Pre-Qualification Requirements

NNPC in compliance with the provisions of Public Procurement Prospective Act 2007 request interested companies to submit the detailed requirements listed below in their pre-qualification bid documents:

(4.1)  Full details of company profile with Certificate of Incorporation in Nigeria, certified true copies of Memorandum and Article of Association of the company and CAC form C02 and C07 (Particular of Directors).

(4.2)  Company Tax Clearance certificate for the last three (3) years (2012, 2013 and 2014).

(4.3)  Evidence of VAT Registration and Remittance.

(4.4)  Evidence of compliance with part IV, 16(6d) of the public Procurement Act 2007 as it relates to PENSION (Certificate or exemption from PENCOM) and section 1(2) Pension Reform Act 2004.

(4.5)  Evidence of Compliance with the Industrial Training Fund (ITF) Amendment Act 2011 by inclusion of copy of Compliance Certificate from the Industrial Training Fund.

(4.6)  Audited account for the past three (3) years (2012, 2013 & 2014).

(4.7)  Nigerian Content plan that demonstrates full utilization of Nigerian Labour and Services with detailed description of role, work scope and man-hours in order to achieve minimum target as set out in the requirements of the NOGICD Act 2010.

(4.8)  Current and in-place organizational structure with the detailed experience and skill of key management personnel with names. Provide evidence (personnel list and position organizational chart) percentage that are in Nigerian Nationals and the percentage of the total workforce that are Nigerians.

(4.9)  Detail past/present commitment to staff training and development of Nigerian personnel.

(4.10)          Evidence of financial capability/ Bank reference

(4.11)          Evidence of verifiable work experience on similar service in Nigeria over the past five (5) years. Please attach reference letters.

(4.12)          List of verifiable similar service detailing companies’ that the service rendered to. Company full contact address (Not P.O Box), Functional phone numbers and e-mail address.

(4.13)          Confirm willingness to commence with the execution of this service on the basis of letter of intent (LOI).

(4.14)          Company’s Cashes and QA/QC Policy & Details of safety records for accidents, incidents, injuries and damages for the past three (3) years e.g. lost time incidents, Down-time etc.

(4.15)          Evidence of registration with Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN), Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) permit and NIPEX.

(4.16)          Any additional information that will enhance the potentials of the company.

(5.0)  Submission of Expression of Interest

All prospective companies wishing to express their interest to tender for the procurement of the works described in 3.0 above shall submit relevant documentation for pre-qualification as stipulated in 4.0 above. The requested information and any supporting documents in respect to these requirements should be submitted in One original plus Two hard copies and two electronic copies (CD ROM), The documents which shall be in separate packages shall be sealed and clearly marked “Expression of Interest for Replacement of Fire Hydrant Ring Main at Escravos Terminal” to reach the address given below, not later than Monday 28th December, 2015.

The Secretary,

C & I Dexcom Tenders Board, NNPC,

Block D, First ( 1st ) Floor, Room 45B, Herbert Macaulay Way,

NNPC Towers, Central Business District, Abuja, FCT.

(6.0)  Important Information

It must be noted that:

(6.1)  Only shortlisted companies will be contacted

(6.2)  Late submission shall be rejected

(6.3)  Your company shall provide NNPC with letter of Authority to verify all claims made in your submissions

(6.4)  Please note that this is not an invitation to tender. Only companies adjudged qualified by NNPC under this pre-qualification procedure will be invited to participate in the competitive tender

(6.5)  NNPC reserve the absolute discretion and right to either accept or reject any documents and it shall not be required to assign a reason for refusal to invite your company to participate in the competitive bidding exercise or to enter any correspondence concerning the selection of any contract for the services

(6.6)  All claims must be adequately substantiated and verifiable. NNPC shall deal directly with only authorized officers of the interested companies and not through individuals or agents (ownership is therefore essential)

(67)   All cost incurred by your company as a result of this pre-qualification exercise shall be to your account.

(6.8)  The pre-qualification and any related process neither create any commitment by NNPC nor establish any legal relationship

(6.9)  Relevant and verifiable cognate experiences with NNPC/PPMC, or other organizations, on similar work stating the years and:

(i)      Title of service (s)

(ii)     Brief description of service (s)

(iii)    Client (s)

(iv)    Scope of work performed

(v)     Date of award of contract(s)/contract value

(vi)    Contractual period for execution of service

(vii)   Actual period of execution/completion certificates

(viii)  Reasons for discrepancies between (vi) & (vii) above if any

(ix)    Nature of contract (fixed, lump sum, reimbursable, etc.)

(x)     Name and address of a referee in Client Company for each project indicated (provide telephone numbers, fax and e-mail address for quick reference).

The EOIs must be submitted within working hours on or before 4p.m, December 28th, 2015.

All EOIs will be opened immediately after the above stated deadline.