Framework 913 Gas to the West Project Inspection Services.
Contract notice - utilities
Section I: Contracting entity
SGN Commercial Services
St Lawrence House, Station Approach
For the attention of: Charlene Adam
RH6 9HJ Horley
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Section II: Object of the contract
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Northern Ireland.
NUTS code UKN
This Contract Notice sets out the information which is required by the Authority in order to assess the suitability of potential Applicants in terms of their technical knowledge, experience and financial standing to meet the requirement.
SGN working in partnership with Mutual Energy Ltd, the High Pressure (HP) transportation licence holder for the ‘Gas to the West’ (GttW), are planning to construct a 78km HP steel pipeline with seven associated Above Ground Installations (AGI's) including four Pressure Reduction Stations (PRS's) facilitating the supply of natural gas to the city gates of Dungannon, Cookstown, Magherafelt, Omagh, Enniskillen and Derrylin. In addition, an extension of the Intermediate pressure network, (up to and including 7bar pressure), will also be executed to supply the towns of Dungannon, Coalisland, Magherafelt, Cookstown, Omagh, Enniskillen and Derrylin involving, in the region of, approximately 103km of HDPE pipe.
Construction is expected to commence June 2017 and be completed during the final quarter of 2018. Final reinstatement will continue through the first half 2019. All works will be in accordance with Gas Industry, Institution of Gas Engineers and Managers (IGEM) standards, SGN and Transco specifications. Following GttW project completion, works shall include the establishment of the gas distribution network.
In order to assist with the project delivery and subsequent network distribution establishment, this contract notice is issued to highlight the following inspection services that may be required, in order to support the SGN Project management team.
The Inspection Services:
Senior Pipeline Inspector,
Technical Clerk/Document Controller,
Dual Qualified Inspector.
General Information regarding the Invitation to Tender
- Only Qualified applicants shall be invited to participate in the Tender Process.
- Utilisation of SGN Gas to the West Bespoke conditions of contract, for the provision of inspection services. An indicative draft agreement is available for collection, with the Pre Qualification Questionnaire on the Gas to the West Project Portal (refer to address details below).
- The inspection services shall be provided within a 2 or 4 years framework agreement, with an option to extend the term by a further period of up to two years, at the sole discretion of SGN.
- The award will be on the basis of the ‘Most Economically Advantageous Tender’ taking into account actual and estimated costs and benefits to us by the application of the following predetermined Award Criteria:
Summary Award Criteria
-- Qualitative Evaluation weighting 30 %
-- Price(s) weighting 70 %
A = (1 - ((TP - LP) / LP)) x MV x 100 - Price/Commercial + (Q x MQ).
- Qualitative Where:
a. TP is the Tenderer's Price.
b. LP is the Lowest Tendered Price.
c. MV is the maximum score for the Price Evaluation (i.e. 70 %).
d. Q is the sum of the Qualitative Scores in Stage 1.
e. MQ is the maximum score for the Qualitative Evaluation (i.e. 30 %).
All parties wishing to take part shall confirm their interest by email to and refer to the Gas to the West Project Portal at https://sgnnaturalgas.co.uk/gas-to-the-west-supplier-portal/FW913-PQQ/, where a Pre Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) can be downloaded. The PQQ has instructions for completion and submission shall be 12:00 3.4.2017.Failure to respond by this deadline may result in the candidate not being invited to participate further.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
Section VI: Complementary information