15.1172 -Eoi- Gas To The West Northern Ireland (Gttw) Maydown Main Works.

Contract notice – utilities

Works

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

SGN Commercial Services
St Lawrence House, Station Approach
For the attention of: Charlene Adam
RH6 9HJ Horley
United Kingdom
E-mail: es.procurement@sse.com

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)

I.2)Main activity
Production, transport and distribution of gas and heat
I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities
The contracting entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting entities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:
15.1172 -EOI- Gas to The West Northern Ireland (GTTW) Maydown Main Works.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Works
Execution
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Maydown, Northern Ireland.

NUTS code IE

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):
This Expression of Interest (EOI) has been issued by the Authority, Scotland Gas Networks PLC (SGN), in connection with a competitive procurement event conducted in accordance with the Negotiated Procedure under the Utilities Contracts Regulations 2006 (as Amended).
This EOI sets out the information which is required by the Authority in order to assess the suitability of potential Applicants in terms of their suitability, competence, experience and capability to meet the requirement.
SGN working in partnership with Mutual Energy Ltd, the High Pressure (HP) transportation licence holder for the G2W, are planning to construct a 77 km HP pipeline, 130 km of Intermediate Pressure (IP) network with associated pressure management stations (PRS) over the next 3-4 years, supplying natural gas to the city gates of Strabane, Dungannon, Cookstown, Magherafelt, Omagh, Enniskillen and Derrylin.
Initially, SGN are to construct a Pressure Reduction Station (PRS) on a green field site at Maydown, Londonderry, Northern Ireland commencing Q1 2016. The site inlet pressure will be rated for 85 bar and the outlet pressure will be 7 bar feeding the IP pipeline currently under construction to Strabane. All works will be in accordance with Gas Industry, Institution of Gas Engineers and Managers (IGEM) standards, SGN and Transco specifications.

Please Note: This is for Expression of Interest only. If you are interested please confirm your interest by email to es.procurement@sse.com by the deadline stated in this notice. Failure to respond by this deadline will result in non progression to PQQ stage.

SGN intend to issue a pre-qualification questionnaire to all parties who express an interest by the deadline stated.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45000000, 65200000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions:
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Negotiated
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications or in the invitation to tender or to negotiate
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: yes
Additional information about electronic auction:
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting entity:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents (except for a DPS)
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
18.12.2015 - 09:00
IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
10.12.2015