Huge contractor response to BCPA-3 tender

Vol 18, PW 9 (18 Dec 14) News in Brief

ONGC sold 20 tender documents for the re-tendered BCPA-3 platforms project at the Bassein gasfield off Mumbai by December 15.

Among those who bought documents were L&T, AFCONS, Essar Projects, Kawasaki Heavy Industries, NPCC, Nippon Steel, Swiber Mumbai, Swiber Singapore, Solar Turbines, Technip, ABG Shipyard, Kencana and Daewoo Shipbuilding. L&T and AFCONS were the main rivals for the previous scrapped tender.

A pre-bid will be held on December 26 in Mumbai and ONGC wants bids by January 27, 2015. It wants to award the contract on March 26, 2015 and wants the project completed by May 15, 2017.

ONGC wants the proposed process platform BCPA-3 bridge connected to the BCPA-2 platform; a BLQ living quarters platform for 50 people; a nine-slot wellhead platform BH; two 5m cm/d booster compressors; and a 3.5m cm/d booster compressor. It also wants pipelines and modifications to the BPA, BCPA and BCPA-1 platforms.

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