Angola’s oil and gas regulator, the National Agency for Petroleum, Gas and Biofuels is hereby making public, pursuant to the provisions of paragraph 1 of article 67, of annex VI, of Law 41/20, of December 23, the Public Contracts Law, which is open to the Public Tender for Acquisition of Consulting Services to Ensure Automatic and Visualization of Production Data in Real Time, Accounting and Control of Exported Hydrocarbon Volumes from Oil Facilities in On/Offshore Production in Angola .
Designation: NATIONAL OIL, GAS AND BIOFUELS AGENCY
1.1. Address: Rua Lopes de Lima, Urban District of Ingombota, Municipality of Luanda, Torres do Carmo Building – Tower 2, 4th floor Tel. (+244) 226 428 060
1.2. E- mail: email@example.com
1.3. Type of contracting entity and its main activities : the contracting entity is the National Concessionaire whose purpose is to regulate, supervise and promote the execution of petroleum activities, namely operations and contracting, in the field of oil, gas and biofuels.
INFORMATION RELATING TO THE CONTRACT
Name given to the contract by EPC: Acquisition of Consulting Services to Ensure Automatic and Visualization of Production Data in Real Time, Accounting and Control of Exported Hydrocarbon Volumes from Petroleum Facilities in On/Offshore Production in Angola.
Angola’s hydrocarbon industry regulator, the National Agency of Petroleum, Gas and Biofuels (ANPG), as an National Concessionaire, announces, under the terms of Articles 6 and 7 of Presidential Decree No. 86/18, of 2 April, the opening of the Public Tender for the bidding of new oil blocks, namely:
• Terrestrial Basin of the Lower Congo (CON 1, CON 5 and CON 6);
• Terrestrial Kwanza Basin (KON 5, KON 6, KON 8, KON 9, KON 17 and KON 20)
This announcement is located within the scope of the General Strategy for the Attribution of Petroleum Concessions for the period 2019-2025, approved by Presidential Decree no. 52/19, of 18 February
For each of the blocks mentioned above, the proposals to be submitted must comply with the following requirements:
I. TENDER RULES
1. Proposals must be submitted in Portuguese or, if in another language, accompanied by an official translation into Portuguese;
2. Proposals must indicate the company’s interest in being an operator or non-operator, as well as the participation it intends to obtain in the block (s) to which it competes;
3. The form of contract to be signed between the National Concessionaire and its Associates, will be the Production Sharing Contract (CPP);
4. The blocks that are the object of bidding are inserted in the maps available on the ANPG portal;
5. Companies, national or foreign, small, medium or large, may compete individually or in consortium;
6. In case of submission of proposals in a consortium, each of the companies that make up the consortium will be evaluated individually for the purposes of their qualification;
7. Companies competing for the position of operator or non-operator must pay a participation fee (Entry Fee) in the amount of $ US 1 000 000,00 (OneMillion United States Dollars) , which grants access the data package for the Lower Congo and Kwanza Terrestrial Basins;
8. The application and proposal submission models reproduced here will be published on the ANPG portal (www.anpg.co.ao);
9. Proposals must be delivered by 17:30 (GMT + 1) on 9 June 2021 in a closed and sealed envelope. All proposals submitted after this date will be considered invalid;
10. All proposals must be sent to the following address:
Torres do Carmo Building – Tower II
Rua Lopes de Lima, Municipality of Luanda
Luanda – Republic of Angola
Telephone: 22-64-28550 / 931-793-204
Att .: Hermenegildo Buila, Director of Negotiations at ANPG
Ref .: Proposal – Bidding Round 2020
All proposals will be opened in a Public Act, to be held on June 10, 2021, at a time and place to be announced in due time, in the most popular newspaper in Angola, on the ANPG portal and in at least one international publication of scope worldwide;
11. For the evaluation of the competing companies, the weighting of the proposals will be used, as presented in the attached Terms of Reference, and the evaluation of the technical and financial capacity of the companies will also be taken into account;
12. Pursuant to Presidential Legislative Decree No. 3/12, of 16 March, national companies are only exempt from the payment of the Signature Bonus and Contributions for Social Projects, and must participate, according to their share in the respective Group. Contractor, in the payment of the Contribution for Environmental Protection;
13. Companies covered by Presidential Legislative Decree No. 3/12, of 16 March, which compete as operators must submit proposals for all terms in the tender, including the elements that are exempt from payment, as referred to in the preceding paragraph.
II. REQUIREMENTS FOR NON-OPERATOR CONCESSIONAIRE ASSOCIATE
The competing entities that intend to assume the role of non-operator must prove their suitability and financial capacity, by presenting the following information:
a) Your business name or company name;
b) The place of incorporation, registration and the address of its headquarters;
c) The main activities carried out;
d) Detailed information on its equity structure, namely, the values of equity, realizable assets and fixed assets, as well as liabilities payable;
e) Letter of comfort from reputable banking institutions, which pay their financial capacity;
f) The annual reports of the activity carried out, including the balance sheet and accounts for the last 3 (three) years, or since its constitution, if the investing entity was established less than three years ago, audited by an audit entity independent and with proven experience;
g) Detailed information on his experience in oil research and production, including details of reserves and production;
h) The number of employees employed and the professional experience of management personnel in the area of research and production of hydrocarbons;
i) Detailed information on the legal and arbitration disputes that have existed against the company in the last five years (Declaration of Responsibility);
j) Detailed information on advance plans, future obligations, including work programs or risks that may impact on your ability to comply with the work program that is established for the Angolan concessions of which you will be a part;
k) Detailed information on the business activity carried out in Angola until the date of submission of the application (if applicable).
III. MEMBER REQUIREMENTS OF THE NATIONAL OPERATOR CONCESSIONAIRE
Entities wishing to assume the role of operator must, in addition to presenting the elements referred to in the requirements for non-operator, provide proof of the following requirements:
a) Be the holder of competence and experience in the management and execution of petroleum operations;
b) Have technical and operational competence;
c) Have an efficient organizational structure;
d) Present information that he considers relevant about his experience in the execution of petroleum operations, in order to enhance his candidacy, namely in the fields of safety, environmental protection, prevention of pollution and employment situations, integration and training of Angolan personnel .
IV. QUALITY, HEALTH, SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS (QSSA)
The entities must additionally present the following requirements:
a) Demonstrate the respective Quality, Health, Safety and Environment Policy where the commitment to the Prevention of damage to Health, the Prevention of Environmental Pollution, the Protection of Heritage and continuous improvement is evident;
b) Comply with applicable laws and regulations;
c) Demonstrate that its employees have the necessary skills to guarantee compliance with Quality, Health, Safety and Environment aspects;
d) Demonstrate the mechanisms used to assess and manage Quality, Health, Safety and Environment risks;
e) Highlight the use of methodologies that eliminate the causes of non-conformities in order to avoid repetition, and eliminate the causes of potential non-conformities;
f) Demonstrate that it has the competence to implement and maintain Quality, Health, Safety and Environment Management Systems in oil and gas exploration and production operations;
g) To present the methods to be used to control and respond to emergencies and fight spills;
h) Present the Management Indicators of the last six months and the mechanisms to be used to assess the performance of Quality, Health, Safety and Environment.
GreenCo Power Services, the subsidiary of Africa GreenCo Group, is launching the pre-qualification process for the selection of an independent power producer (IPP).
The company selected at the end of the process will build a solar photovoltaic power plant with a capacity ranging from 10 to 40 MWp, in Zambia.
Interested IPPs have until March 21st, 2021 to apply.
The power plant is a pilot project under Zambia’s new electricity generation and marketing legislation. Africa GreenCo’s subsidiary received the go-ahead by the authorities to play a major role in Zambia’s electricity sector, along with the state-owned Zambia Electricity Supply Corporation (ZESCO).
Unlike ZESCO, which distributes electricity to households, GreenCo will sell its output to industrial and commercial customers.
Companies seeking results-based finance for minigrid projects in Benin Republic can now apply for pre-qualification to the facility.
Pre-qualification for the Universal Energy Facility will close on 4 March 2021.
the Universal Energy Facility will disburse grant payments to deliver over 7,000 electricity connections based on a results-based incentive of $433 per connection.
The review of applications is expected to be completed by 19 April 2021
The Universal Energy Facility is a results-based financing facility managed by Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL).
The Benin window of the facility is funded by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).
The opening of the facility in Benin is the next step in SEforALL’s push for catalysing faster progress on Sustainable Development Goal 7 (SDG7) through results-based financing.
The Benin window falls under the facility’s first set of countries, where it focuses on accelerating electricity connections through mini-grids. By tackling one of the most challenging energy technologies in its first phase, the Universal Energy Facility will demonstrate the effectiveness of results-based financing for making energy projects viable. In October 2020, the facility opened to support minigrid projects in Sierra Leone and Madagascar.
Pre-qualification for the Universal Energy Facility in Benin will close on 4 March 2021. The review of applications is expected to be completed by 19 April 2021,
Angola’s National Agency FOR Petroleum Gas and Biofuels (ANPG) is asking for tenders for “Acquisition of Services for Accessibility of the Interior Basins of Kassange”.
The proposed contract is one of several that are meant to provide a basic understanding of this basin, prior to detailed study for accumulation of such geoscientific knowledge to enable the country offer licences in the basin in bid rounds.
Apart form Kassange, Angola has two other interior basins. They are Okawango nd Etosha.
Unlike Kwanza, Namibe and Congo basins, the interior basins are entirely onshore.
Deadline for the Submission of Applications is February 12th, 2021 at 16:00.
Angola’s NATIONAL AGENCY FOR PETROLEUM GAS AND BIOFUELS (ANPG) has thrown open the tender for Acquisition of Assistance and Logistical Support Services for the North and South Lots of the Kassanje Basin, within the scope of the Petroleum Potential Study Project of the Interior Basins of Angola.
Deadline and place for the Submission of Applications: Until December 30, 2020 at 3 pm