Invitation for Expression of Interest for Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Commissioning of an Effluent Treatment Plant & Refurbishment of the Existing Effluent Treatment Plant at Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG)

Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG)

Invitation for Expression of Interest for Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Commissioning of an Effluent Treatment Plant & Refurbishment of the Existing Effluent Treatment Plant


Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) has a Plant Complex located on Bonny Island, Rivers State, Nigeria. This Complex consists of six natural gas liquefaction trains with a total capacity of 22 million tons of LNG per annum and 4 million tonnes of LPG per annum, with associated gas receiving, storage and loading facilities and utilities.

NLNG’s portfolio of projects is made up of Infrastructure, Plant and Pipeline & Gas Transmission Systems. This portfolio has grown over the past years, and will continue to grow in order to reliably and safely operate our Plant.

Nigeria LNG Ltd hereby invites interested companies with wide experience for this opportunity for the Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Installation and Commissioning of a new Effluent Treatment Plant and refurbishment of the existing treatment plant to make a submission of an expression of interest.

Scope of Works

The scope of works will include and not limited to the following:

(A)   Engineering

Detailed design covering the following:

(i)      An Effluent Treatment Plant with capacity to process 5000m3/day of effluent. The treatment plant should comprise rake screens, sand & grease separators, belt press dewatering and chlorination dosing packages, control systems and pumps with access roads, drains and street lighting.

(ii)      A new Industrial Area sump pit to provide sparing and ensure redundancy

(iii)     Refurbishment of the existing Effluent Treatment Plant

(iv)    Construction of a Lifting Station in the Residential Area with the addition of a temporary discharge sump to provide offloading point for vacuum trucks.

(B)   Procurement, Construction & Commissioning

(i)      Supply and erection of the effluent treatment plant, materials and any other equipment and accessories required for the installation of the works.

(ii)      Pre-commissioning and commissioning activities (Ready for Start-up preparedness review, tie-ins to the relevant FARs and Substations), red lining of as-built and contract close-out activities.

(iii)     Piles may be needed to support the foundation coupled with a dewatering system during foundation construction.

In addition to the above it is expected that the selected Contractor(s) will have the capacity to provide the following:

  • Construction Management
  • Change & Risk management
  • Scheduling
  • Quality Assurance and Control
  • Project and Engineering Information Management (Document Control)
  • Construction Execution Monitoring and Control
  • HSE Activity Coordination & Site Safety Management
  • Pre-commissioning / Commissioning / Start-up / Handover.

Contractor shall provide the required logistics, management, supervision, security, equipment and personnel required to fully execute the above listed work scope in Bonny Island based on the agreed cost.

Nigeria LNG Ltd shall provide a space (with utilities/services) for the potential contractor to set up office, workshop, staff canteen, equipment and laydown area etc. as may be required by them to execute the contract.

Interested Contractors are required to respond to this invitation with the following information/documents for consideration:

(1)     Current/Valid DPR certificates to operate as an Engineering, Procurement, Construction company and do business in the oil and gas industry.

(2)     Company profile, organisation, size and structure, including any parent, alliance or Joint Venture of companies to whom they belong, together with key management personnel profiles.

(3)     Detailed list of experience in Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Commissioning of water and/or sewage Treatment facilities executed in the last 10 years, giving names of clients, location and cost or volume of work scope provided with particular experience in engineering of process and utility units, instrumentation and process control systems, installation of package equipments as they form a key aspect of the scope of works.

(4)     Details of technical partners, subcontractors especially with respect to engineering design of process and utilities units, instrumentation and process control, pumps and package equipment such as screens, separators, belt presses.

(5)     Detailed proof signifying capability and capacity to undertake medium and major process design, piping, instrumentation and process control, medium voltage electrical installation package equipment, installation of piles and foundation design, painting etc, in Nigeria. Carry out Brown field verifications, Site Surveys, Design verification, Procurement, Dimensional checks, Non-­destructive testing, and Hot/Cold work tie-ins. This proof should include ownership of fabrication workshops, Heavy Equipment, etc.

(6)    Detailed list of Plant and Equipment owned by the contractor that is deployed in Nigeria and that is relevant to the provision of this work scope, indicating age and capacity.

(7)    Curriculum vitae of typical personnel that might be engaged on these services, with evidence of experience in all the relevant aspects of the services.

(8)    Financial audited accounts for the last three (3) years (2012, 2013, 2014).

Compliance with Nigerian Content (NOGICD ACT 2010)

The Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content Development (NOGICD) Act 201 0 supports and details expected Nigerian Content deliverables within contracts in the Nigerian Oil & Gas industry.

Nigeria LNG Ltd is committed to the development of the Nigeria Oil & Gas business in compliance with the Nigerian Content Act 2010 for Nigerian Content Development.

Interested companies shall comply with the provisions of the Nigerian Content Act that relate to the aforementioned scope of works and services and in particular comply with the minimum Nigerian Content targets for the scope, which are covered in the Schedule of the Act.

Failure to comply with the Nigerian Content Act or demonstrate commitment to Nigerian Content Development shall result in disqualification from bidding for this contract.

General Nigerian Content Requirements

The following are the Nigerian Content requirements interested Companies are expected to submit in compliance to the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content Development Act, 2010:

(1)    Demonstrate that the entity is a Nigerian Registered Company, or a Nigerian Registered Company in genuine alliance or joint venture with a foreign company with details on scope and responsibilities of parties for this work scope. Such entities must provide evidence of joint venture binding agreement duly endorsed by the CEO of both companies including evidence or plans of physical operational presence and set-up in Nigeria.

(2)    Submission of certified true copies of CAC forms 10, 02 & 07 (or its equivalent: CAC 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, etc.) including company memorandum & article of association and other evidence of entity’s incorporation, shareholding & ownership structure in Nigeria.

(3)    Evidence of registration on the NCDMB NOGIC Joint Qualification System (JQS).

(4)    Evidence of registration with the Nigerian Federal Ministry of Works, or State Ministry of Works.

(5)    Evidence of registration with the Council for the Regulation of  Engineering in Nigeria (COREN).

(6)    A Nigerian Content Plan, from your company, detailing:

  • The methodology of how it intends to comply with the requirements of the Nigerian Oil & Gas Industry Content Development Act 2010 (Nigerian Content Plan) and how to achieve the set target(s) in the schedule of the Nigerian Oil & Gas Industry Content Development Act and any targets set by the Board.
  • A plan for giving first consideration to services provided within Nigeria with a list of work packages, third party services and subcontracts which should be reserved for Nigerian indigenous contractors, including those that will be provided by companies of Nigerian origin.
  • A plan of how it intends to give first consideration to raw materials and manufactured as well as assembled goods of Nigerian origin which shall include a breakdown of all raw materials to be utilized and identifying those that are found locally, finished products and materials that will be procured from Nigerian manufacturing and assembly plants, finished goods that order can be placed from outside Nigeria through Nigerian authorized vendors and accredited agents and those that would be directly imported.
  • An Employment and Training Plan (ETP) explaining how first considerations shall be given to employment and training of Nigerians in work programme on the project, hiring and training needs with a breakdown of the skills needed and anticipated skill shortage in the Nigerian labour force including the training and understudy program for succession planning.
  • Technology Transfer Plan (TTP) explaining the methodology of how it intends to promote the effective transfer of technology from alliance partners to Nigerian individuals and companies.
  • Research & Development Plan (RDP) explaining the methodology of promoting education, attachments, training, research and development in Nigeria in relation to the contract.

(7)    National Human Capacity Development (HCD): Companies shall provide a project-specific training plan for Nigerian Nationals to be selected from the National database on the NOGIC Joint Qualification System (JQS), man-hour budget, skill development and technology transfer plan for Nigerian personnel. HCD training for this service shall be a minimum of 10% of project man-hours) or 3% of contract value whichever is greater. Trainees shall be selected using the NCDMB empirical formula in the HCD procedure to estimate number of trainees while training duration shall span the entire project/contract period.

(8)           Details of the company’s corporate organizations overall human resources structure (management, supervisors, senior & junior skilled officers, etc.), identifying positions-manned/occupied by Nigerian nationals with evidence of type of employment in-country and identifying the positions manned/occupied by other nationals.

(9)           Proposed organogram for this work scope populated with nationality, qualification of personnel and years of experience of personnel on the job (attach CV of key finance, operational and technical personnel) including a succession plan in this work scope.

(10)        A detailed description of the location of in-country committed facilities and infrastructure (assets, equipment, technical office, and administrative space, storage, etc.) in Nigeria to support this contract, evidence that 50% of all equipment deployed to work by multinational and international companies are owned by the local subsidiaries.

(11)        Contractor shall provide evidence to carry out detailed engineering within an engineering office having corporate registration by the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN).

(12)        Further innovation proposals that would enhance the development of Nigeria content on the project including plans for transition to Nigerian ownership of the company in compliance with the NOGICD Act.

(13)        A copy of the company’s Nigerian Content Equipment Certificate (NCEC) or a proof of its application for the certificate to the NCDMB.

Commencement and Duration

Nigeria LNG intends to award a contract in Q1 2017, for a period of up to 3 years.

Site Construction work shall be carried out across the Industrial and Residential Areas of the Nigeria LNG Ltd plant complex in Bonny.

Submission of Responses

Submissions in response to the above requirements shall be completed strictly in accordance with the instructions given in this publication, segregated and arranged in the order indicated.

A company with multiple competences across the listed scope of work is encouraged to submit deliverables supporting the respective scope of work. Also where there is an existing and proven alliance between contractors with diverse and indistinct competences – such contractors are advised to submit their interest as one party.

For multiple contractor’s alliance, similar review and assessment of each contractor shall be done and disqualification of one party automatically disqualifies the alliance or Joint venture (JV) companies hence no one company documentations (Tax clearance, certificate of incorporation, NSC requirements, HSE, QA-QC policy, etc.) can suffice for the JV companies.

The expression of interest documents/requirements should be submitted either in hard copy in a sealed envelope and marked “Confidential – Expression of interest – EPCC for an Effluent Treatment Plant & refurbishment of the existing Effluent Treatment Plant” to:

The Head, Business Strategy & Support,

CPM Department,

Nigeria LNG Limited,

Bonny Island, Rivers State


In electronic copy in PDF format by e-mail to with “Confidential -Expression of Interest – EPCC for an Effluent Treatment Plant & refurbishment of the existing Effluent Treatment Plant” in the subject line.

In either format, the submission must be received by Nigeria LNG Limited not later than 18th June 2015.

Please Note:

  • This is not an invitation to tender. Full tendering procedure will be provided to applicants who are successful at this expression of interest, in accordance with Nigeria LNG Ltd’s pre-qualification procedures.
  • Notwithstanding the submissions of the documents for the expression of interest, Nigeria LNG Ltd is neither committed nor obliged to include any company and/or associated companies, agents or sub-contractors on any bid list or award any form of contract to any company and/or associated companies, agents or sub-contractors.
  • Please be aware that this invitation to express interest does not guarantee that you will be requested to submit an offer to Nigeria LNG Limited; it does not constitute any form of agreement or contract between our companies. Nigeria LNG Limited shall not be responsible for any cost incurred in responding to this invitation.
  • This advertisement of Expression of Interest shall not be construed as a commitment by Nigeria LNG Ltd, nor shall it entitle respondents to claim any indemnity from Nigeria LNG Ltd, Technical Advisers and/or any of its shareholders by virtue of having responded to this advertisement.

This is a simple invitation for you to express your interest in the indicated work scopes and does not warrant any further feedback from NLNG hereafter. If you do not hear from Nigeria LNG Ltd within 3months of submission of this publication, it should be taken that your application was not successful.