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The East African : Mar 9th 2015
The EastAfrican ADVERTISEMENT MARCH 7-13,2015 REPUBLIC OF KENYA 11 MINISTRY OF ENERGY AND PETROLEUM TENDER NO. MOEP/ONT/14/2014-2015 FOR CONTRACTING DRILLING SERVICES (In support of Kenya Vision 2030 Flagship Projects) The Government of Kenya through the Ministry of Energy and Petroleum intends to Contract for drilling services as follows; 1. Lot 1: Exploratory Coal Diamond Core Drilling Services in Kwale County 2. Lot 2: Exploratory Coal Diamond Core Drilling Services in Kilifi and Taita Taveta Counties Eligibility Qualifications necessary for firms to undertake the Exploratory Coal Diamond Core Drilling Services are as follows: a) Company profile including certificate of incorporation, background information, organization structure, and the key management and technical team (showing diamond core drilling and allied works qualifications, experience in coal drilling environmental and social disciplines). b) A copy of valid tax compliance certificate. c) Professional/ Technical personnel to undertake the process of Exploratory Coal Diamond Core Drilling, handling, logging and provision of temporary storage for the core/ chip samples. d) Ability to undertake three (3) eight hour shifts per day of drilling in two coal blocks using two rigs. e) Evidence of technical capability to undertake Diamond Core Drilling using a CS3001 Rig or a similar one to obtain coal samples up to depths of 400 metres below the surface level. f) Experience in handling CS 3001 Rig or a similar one in Diamond Core Drilling. g) Proof of having conducted Diamond Core Drilling for Coal to at least 400 metres depth. h) Specific experience in financing of similar projects. i) Audited accounts for at least the last 2 years. j) A bid bond of 2% of tender sum from an established bank or financial institution. k) Properly filled and signed form of tender. l) An interested firm can only be contracted to undertake Exploratory Coal Diamond Core Drilling Services in only one (1) Lot. m) A Joint Venture Agreement if anticipated clearly identifying the lead partner, where firms have come together in a joint venture. Members of a joint venture together will be required to meet qualifications necessary to be invited to submit proposals. 3. Lot 3: Coal Bed Methane (CBM) Drilling Services in Kwale, Taita Taveta and Kilifi Counties Eligibility Qualification necessary for interested firms for contracting of CBM Drilling Services are as follows: n) Must fulfill conditions a, b, c, d, h, i, j, and k above (Eligibility for Exploratory Coal Diamond Drilling Services). o) Show evidence of technical capability to undertake CBM drilling using the C3001 Rig or a similar one to obtain gas and rock chip samples at specific depth. p) Proof of having drilled to depth of at least 1,000 metre below the surface level. q) Experience in handling CS 3001 Rig or a similar one in drilling for CBM. r) An interested firm will be contracted to undertake CBM Drilling Services only if it will not be contracted to undertake Exploratory Coal Diamond Core Drilling Services under Lot 1 or Lot 2. Tender documents may be obtained in person or on written request from the Ministry of Energy and Petroleum Supply Chain Management Services Office Room No.24-16 on 24th Floor during normal working hours on payment of a non-refundable fee of Ksh.1,000 (One Thousand only) per set of documents. This advertisement is also available on the Ministry of Energy and Petroleum website www.energy.go.ke and the documents can also be downloaded from the website. Those doing so shall only pay a non-refundable tender fee of Ksh.500.00. Tender payments are to be made at the Ministry of Energy and Petroleum Cash Office on 21st floor Nyayo House. Prices quoted must be net, that is inclusive of all Government taxes expressed in Kenya Shillings and valid for 120 days after closing date. Completed tender documents to be placed in plain sealed envelopes clearly marked Tender No. MOEP/ONT/14/2014-2015 and addressed to: The Principal Secretary Ministry of Energy and Petroleum Nyayo House P.O. Box 30582-00100 Nairobi, or be deposited in the Tender Box situated on 24th as to be received not later than 10:00 a.m. East African Time on Thursday 19th Late submissions will not be accepted. floor, Nyayo House so March, 2015. The Tender documents will be opened immediately thereafter in the presence of bidders representatives who choose to attend the opening at Boardroom Nyayo House 23rd Floor.
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