BULGARTRANSGAZ EAD ANNOUNCED THE PROCEDURE FOR CONSTRUCTION OF A STAGE OF THE EXPANSION OF THE GAS TRANSMISSION INFRASTRUCTURE TO THE BULGARIAN-SERBIAN BORDER

OPEN PROCEDURE PURSUANT TO THE PUBLIC PROCUREMENT ACT WITH REFERENCE No 180-100, ENTITLED: Procurement of the necessary materials and equipment, investment design – Detailed design phase, construction and commissioning of project: “Expansion of the gas transmission infrastructure of Bulgartransgaz EAD parallel to the north (main) gas pipeline to the Bulgarian-Serbian border”, stage: Linear part

Today December 21, 2018, Bulgartransgaz EAD announced an open procedure under the Public Procurement Act, entitled: Procurement of the necessary materials and equipment, investment design – Detailed design phase, construction and commissioning of project: Expansion of the gas transmission infrastructure of Bulgartransgaz EAD parallel to the north (main) gas pipeline to the Bulgarian-Serbian border”, stage: Linear part".

By conducting the procedure, Bulgartransgaz EAD complies with its obligations according to the updated Energy Strategy of the Republic of Bulgaria, under the new Section VII "Ensuring security of supplies, providing a liquid and competitive natural gas market and gas infrastructure development".

The implementation of the procurement aims at enhancing the security of gas supplies to Bulgaria and the neighbouring Balkan countries and the region, and strengthening the role of the Republic of Bulgaria as a transit country in the region and in the European Union.

The parameters of the envisaged gas transmission pipeline of approximate length 474 km, diameter DN 1200 and maximum operating pressure 7,5 MPa. The route of the gas transmission pipeline will pass through the lands of 11 districts.

The main types of works, included in the procurement subject, are the following:

  • Preparation of investment design - Detailed design phase;
  • Delivery of materials and equipment - pipes, valves, fittings, etc.;
  • Construction and installation works - excavation works, assembly works on gas pipeline laying, including welding works, construction and installation works related to power supply, electrical installations, C&I, lightning protection, communication and information networks and equipment thereto, etc.;

 

The estimated value of the public procurement amounts to BGN 2 286 000 000, excluding VAT, set on the basis of the summarized preliminary (pre-investment) studies, carried out in January 2018.

The most economically advantageous offer will be determined based on the selected "best value for money" award criterion, according to objective indicators, including execution deadlines, price parameters and rate of cost increase at deferred payment.

Due to the large volume of the public procurement participation documentation and the fact that it contains a lot of specific technical data, in order to facilitate the interested parties and potential participants, the procurement documentation will be published at Procurement, Buyer Profile of Bulgartransgaz EAD webpage also translated in English.

The deadline for submission of offers for participation in the open procedure is by February 15, 2019.

The documentation for participation will be published in Bulgarian HERE

The documentation for participation will be published in English HERE