Ukrnafta looks for supplier of a mobile drilling rig for UAH 50 mil
On August 13, 2018, Ukranafrta Public Joint Stock Company announced on the Prozorro online public procurement platform a tender for supply of a mobile rig of 125 ton hoist capacity. The expected price is UAH 50 mil, or estimated $1.85 mil, including VAT. The tender holder commits to prepay 25% of the rig’s total cost to the procurement contract winner. Ukrnafta expects the rig to be of 2017-2018 make and other than of China origin. Detailed information and solicitation documents regarding the tender can be obtained before August 23, 2018, the start day for auctioning of bid proposals. The tender auctioning with a step of UAH 250 000 will be held after August 23, 2018, until September 3, 2018. The winner of the tender is supposed to supply the rig within September 10- December 31, 2018.
The mobile rig of 125 ton hook load capacity should have trailer, diesel drive, drawworks, mast, enhanced substructure (with cushions for d73 drill pipes’ stock of 5,100 м), pipe rack. The rig set must have
mechanical rotor, 125 ton hoisting swivel, hydraulic tong, pneumatic spider, mechanical dual ram BOP, two diesel power generators, 150 ton and 1,800 mm links, kelly joints, drill hose, two switchboards and lightning panel.
This year Ukrnafta has conducted a UAH 100 mil tender for procurement of a pumping unit . The contract was awarded to EPOS Private Joint Stock Company, who outcompeted other bidders with a quote of UAH 70 mil. The EPOS company is a domestic manufacturer of pumping equipment.
Noteworthy, in July of 2018, that similar 125 ton load mobile rigs were tendered by Ukrgasvydobuvannya. Out of the five bidding companies the China-based Zhongman Petroleum and Natural Gas Group Corp., Ltd outcompeted other bidders, while quoting UAH 351 mil, or roughly UAH 70 mil per one mobile rig being supplied. Currently, Zhongman Petroleum and Natural Gas Group Corp is waiting for final decision of the bidding board as to the winner of the tender.