Bid No.


Issued By

Ministry of Mines and Energy

Bid Doc. Price

See detail below

Published Date

June 1, 2008

Opening Date

July 15, 2008


Bid Category

Petroleum Exploration & Production



Invitation for Bidding for Petroleum Exploration and Production
License in Ethiopia

The Ministry of Mines and Energy, on be half of the Government of Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, invites technically and finically complete and legally established companies to bid for two separate contract agreements each containing the following blocks to undertake petroleum exploration.

a)      Contract -1 (Ogaden Basin)
 Blocks: 1,5,10 & 14

b)      Contract -2 (Abay Basin)
 Blocks 2,3,5,6

Petroleum companies willing to participate in the bidding are required to collect soft copy (CD) of the bid document from the following address below, starting from the date of announcement in the Ethiopian Herald using (A) or by requesting via e-mail using B.

A) The Ministry of Mines and Energy  B) The Ministry
Miens &                                                 Energy

CMC Road, Bole Kifle Ketema                  
                                            Petroleum Operations

Kebele 21, Office No. 212           Kotebe Area (Yeka
                                             Sub City)

P.O. Box 486                              Tel. 251-11-646 12 09

Tel. 251-11-646 33 57                   Fax. 251-646 34 39

Fax. 251-11-646 33 64                     P.O. Box 486

Addis Ababa                              E-mail:      Ethiopia                                                   
                                            Addis Ababa


The deadline for submission of the proposal shall be July 15, 2008 at local time 12:00 A.M. The Ministry of Mines and Energy shall undertake a prequalification screening before conducting bid evaluation based on financial and technical competency and legal establishment of companies. Award shall be made in accordance with the bid evaluation procedure contained in the bid document.


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