Shell Nigeria

TENDER REF: NG02003330 / SNEPCo 00000078

SHELL hereby announces to interested and prequalified companies an upcoming tendering opportunity for Core Analysis and Related Services for SNEPCo. The proposed contract will commence in Q4 2017 and remain active for two (2) years, followed by a one (1) year extension option.


The Contract for Core Analysis and Related Services will include but not limited to the following analysis carried out on reservoir rock samples
 Core handling, processing and preservation
 Routine Core Analysis
 Special Core Analysis
 Advanced core analysis (Geomechanics, Biostratigraphy & Geochemistry)


1. To be eligible for this tender exercise, interested contractors are required to be pre-qualified as essential services vendors in the 3.04.10 Coring Services & 3.12.01 Petrophysical Interpretation Services (Product/Services) category in NipeX Joint Qualification System (NJQS) data base. Only successfully pre-qualified suppliers in this category will receive Invitation to Technical Tender (ITT).
2. To determine if you are pre-qualified and to view the product/services 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 a product/service category you are registered with the DPR to do business, contact NipeX office at 30, Oyinkan Abayomi Street, Ikoyi Lagos with your DPR certificate as evidence for the necessary updates.
4. To initiate the JQS prequalification process, access to download the 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.


Vendors are to demonstrate strict compliance with the provisions of Nigerian Oil & Gas Industry Content Development Act and also provide the following requirements:
 Demonstrate that the entity is a Nigerian Registered Company, or Nigerian Registered Company as the contracting entity in genuine alliance or joint venture with foreign company with details on scope and responsibilities of parties for this work. Such companies must show evidence of joint venture binding agreement duly signed by the CEO of both companies including evidence or plans of physical operational presence and set-up in Nigeria
 International or multinational company working through a Nigerian subsidiary must demonstrate that a minimum of 50% of equipment to be deployed for execution of work shall be owned by the Nigerian subsidiary by providing a list of equipment for this tender and indicating those that will be owned by the Nigerian subsidiary
 Furnish details of company ownership and shareholding structure. Also submit clear photocopies of your CAC Forms CO2 and CO7
 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.
 Provide a Nigerian Content Plan providing a detailed description of the role, work scope, man-hours and responsibilities of all Nigerian companies and personnel that would be involved in executing the work. Also provide details of Nigerian Content focal point or manager.
 State proposed total scope of work to be conducted by Nigerian personnel (whether contracted directly or under
subcontract agreements) with names and addresses including evidences of well-equipped offices and workshop; attach
past experience of such patronage.
 Specific to this work, provide detailed plan for staff training and development on equipment repairs & maintenance and procurement (including all software to be used, number of personnel, name of organization providing such training and evidence of past training record) for Nigerian personnel including description of any specific programs in place for transfer of technology and skills to indigenous businesses and Nigerians over the next five (5) years.

 Location of in-country facilities (Storage, workshops, repair & maintenance facilities and testing facilities)
 Contractor must be willing and able to provide evidence of maximization of made in Nigeria goods and services.
 Provide details on any other Nigerian Content initiative your company is involved in.
 Provide evidence of Nigerian Content Equipment Certificate (NCEC) from Nigerian Content Development & Monitoring Board (NCDMB) or evidence of the application of the certificates
 All operators or project promoters in the Oil and Gas industry launching service contracts or other applicable projects with completion period of 12 months and above shall provide a R & D cluster approved by the Board as part of the operator’s Nigerian Content plan for the project.
 The Arrangement shall be in the form of an MOA and indicate how the operator will deploy the cluster for any R & D requirements during the contract period and the first 5 years of the service life of the field, facility or plant.
 All operators are expected to insert in their ITTs requirements that any service company bidding for such a project
such a project shall submit as part of Nigerian Content requirement, a signed Memorandum of Agreement (MOA)
between it and one of the R & D clusters relevant to the project.
 All service companies are required to sign a MOA with any of the research clusters. The MOA shall indicate how the service company intends to use the relevant research clusters during project execution to the satisfaction of the Board.
 Researchers that meet the technical requirements of the Board shall be notified on the Research Cluster they belong to: and they will be required to upload research proposals relevant to their cluster unto the NOGIC JQS portal ( on request.


Only Tenderers who are registered in the NJQS product/categories 3.04.10 Coring Services & 3.12.01 Petrophysical Interpretation Services as at April 11th, 2017 being the advert close date shall be invited to submit Technical bids.

 All costs incurred in preparing and processing NJQS prequalification shall be to the contractor’s accounts.
 This advertisement shall neither be construed as any form of commitment on the part of SNEPCo 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 SNEPCo and or any of its partners by virtue of such companies having been prequalified in NJQS.
 SNEPCo will communicate only with authorized officers of the pre-qualifying companies and NOT through individuals or Agents.

Please visit NipeX portal at for this advert and other information. Also note that this contract will be
progressed through NipeX system.



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