Kozloduy: Construction of three gas transmission pipelines in Bulgaria

Procurement ref:

9332-GPN-17149

Location:

Bulgaria

Business sector:

Nuclear safety

Project number:

17149

Funding source:

KIDSF

Contract type:

Project goods, works and services

Notice type:

General Procurement notices

Issue date:

05 Feb 2019

Closing date:

04 Feb 2020   at  23:59   Local time

General Procurement Notice

Construction of three gas transmission pipelines in Bulgaria

This General Procurement Notice is an update of the General Procurement Notice (No. 8963-GPN-17149) published on EBRD web site on 5 February 2018.

Bulgartransgaz EAD (the “Employer”) intends to use Grant proceeds provided by the Kozloduy International Decommissioning Support Fund ("KIDSF"), administrated by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD, "the Bank") under Grant Agreement No 057 and its own funds, to construct gas pipelines with a total length of 122 km to connect the municipalities of Svishtov, Pirdop, Panagiurishte, Bansko and Razlog to the national gas transmission network (the Project).

The Project will require procurement of goods, works and services as follows:

1. Gas transmission pipeline to Svishtov

Scope - supply of materials and equipment, installation, construction and commissioning of a high pressure gas transmission pipeline, automated gas regulation station (AGRS) to the town of Svishtov and auxiliary facilities.

2. Gas transmission pipeline to Panagiurishte and Pirdop

Scope - supply of materials and equipment, installation, construction and commissioning of a high pressure gas transmission pipeline, AGRS to the town of Panagiurishte, AGRS to the town of Pirdop and auxiliary facilities.

3. Gas transmission pipeline to Razlog and Bansko

Scope - supply of materials and equipment, installation, construction and commissioning of a high pressure gas transmission pipeline, AGRS Razlog/Bansko and auxiliary facilities.

4. Consulting services for the design and design supervision as well as for a Project Management Unit Consultant were already procured within the scope of the Grant Agreement.

The total budget for the Project is 21.8 million EUR, 50% will be funded by KIDSF and 50% by Bulgartransgaz EAD.

Procurement will commence in the third quarter of 2019.

Contracts implementation is expected to take about 20 calendar months, followed by a Defects Notification Period.

Contracts to be financed with the proceeds of the KIDSF Grant will be subject to the Bank’s Procurement Policies and Rules and will be open to firms from any country.

The proceeds of the Grant shall not be used for the purpose of any payment to persons or entities, or for any import of goods, if such payment or import is prohibited by a decision of the United Nations Security Council taken under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations or under a law or official regulation of the Employer's country.

Interested parties may contact:

Name:             Nikolay Patev

Address:         Bulgartransgaz EAD

                         Investment Preparation Dept.

                         Lulin 2 District

                        66 P. Vladigerov Blvd., 1336 Sofia, Bulgaria

                        Phone:            +359 2 939 6372

                        Fax:                +359 2 925 0063

                        E-mail:            Nikolay.Patev@bulgartransgaz.bg