Weatherford refurbish Ukragasvydovannya’s natgas wells with mechanical gas lifting equipment worth UAH 28.7 mi
Weatherford refurbish Ukragasvydovannya’s natgas wells with mechanical gas lifting equipment worth UAH 28.7 million Weatherford Ukraine LLC won a tender held by Ukrgasvydobuvannya for installation of mechanical gas lifting equipment worth UAH 28.7 million (including VAT).
This was announced by Ukrgasvydobuvannya on June 4, 2019, on the Prozorro e-procurement platform.
This tender was conducted under a special procurement procedure and without any auctioning competition. According to the extract of the minutes of the meeting of the tender committee of Ukrgasvydobuvannya, which took place on December 27, 2018, the reason for the special order of the procurement was that the provision of the above services can be performed only by a certain supplier (Weatherford Ukraine LLC), and in the absence of competition and alternatives, due technical reasons and taking into account the recommendations of the Department of Internal Control and Risk Management stipulated in the letter of verification.
On the basis of the conducted crisis analysis of this procurement, it was approved to accept the bid proposal of Weatherford company worth UAH 28.7 million with the terms of service until May 15, 2020.
According to the minutes of the second meeting of the Ukrgasvydobuvannya’s tender committee on June 4, 2019, it was decided not to disclose the text of the contract on the Prozorro e-procurement platform.
Weatherford Ukraine LLC (directed by Ms. Natalya Rudevych, founded by "Weatherford Global Products Limited" and "LinkBird Limited") represents one the "Big Four" oilfield services companies - Weatherford International.
That aside, just recently Weatherford have filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, according to Reuters report.
Weatherford Ukraine LLC has been the winner of 70 public tenders for the total amount of UAH 1.16 billion in various procurements held by Ukrgasvydobuvannya through the Prozorro e-procurement platform.