Five collect Kochi tender papers

Vol 12, PW 2 (12 Jun 08) News in Brief

Five out of six shortlisted companies have collected bid documents to set up regassification facilities at Petronet-LNG’s proposed LNG terminal at Kochi.

PETROWATCH learns the five companies that have collected tender documents are: Larsen and Toubro, Kvaerner, Tecnicas Reunidas of Spain, TGE Gas Engineering of Germany and CTCI of Taiwan. “KOGAS did not collect the tender documents,â€‌ says a source.

“They might collect the documents at a later stage.â€‌ This report also learns that by June 11, only one company had submitted queries to Petronet-LNG about the terms of the tender document by the June 9 deadline.

“CTCI is the only one to have submitted queries. Its queries are both technical and commercial in nature,â€‌ adds a source without revealing details.

Petronet-LNG has set a date of June 16 for the pre-bid meeting. “Pre-bid meeting will most likely be held at Petronet-LNG’s office.

â€‌ Petronet-LNG wants to receive technical and commercial bids on August 18.

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