Bid No.


Issued By

Somali Regional State Water, Mines & Energy Resources Development Bureau

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 200.00

Published Date

September 27, 2008

Opening Date

See detail below


Bid Category




1.      SRS Water Mines & Energy Resources Development Bureau invites sealed bids from eligible registered drilling company Grade 3 and above for drilling of twenty two wells and Bombas town Water Supply project in the region.

2.      All bidders should have a trade license valid for 2000 E.C. years, Drilling certificate (for drilling), Water Construction Certificate (for Bombass town) form Ministry of Water and VAT registration certificate.

3.      Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information at the office of:

Somali Regional State Water, Mines & Energy
Resources Development Bureau
Contract Administration Department
Tel. No. 251-025-775 33 03
Fax. 251-025-775 20 17
P.O. Box 207

4.      Each bidder proposing to bid for this project may be purchased by any fulfilling the requirements of the particular instruction of the tender documents.

5.      A complete set of bidding documents may be purchased by any interested eligible bidder upon payment of a non-refundable fee of Birr 200 (Two Hundred Birr) for each Lot # of drilling sites and Bombass water supply.

6.      The offer envelopes shall be submitted as follows:

6.1   The original and copy of the offer documents shall be sealed in separate envelopes and marked “Original Offer Document” and “Copy of Offer Document” respectively each projects.

6.2   The bid security shall be sealed in a separate envelope marked “Bid Security”.

6.3   The envelopes in 6.1 and 6.2  shall then be sealed in an outer envelope marked “Offer Document” fro each projects.

7.      All bids must be accompanied by a bid security of Birr 1% of the contract price bid security shall be payable on demand to the employer, and must be an irrevocable bank Guarantee, or a Certified Payment Order (CPO) at the bidders option.

8.      Wax-sealed envelopes containing an original and a copy of Offer and Qualification documents should be delivered to the above office 30 days after the announcement of this invitation on The Ethiopian Herald on or before 12:00 A.M. & No liability will be acceptetd for loss or late delivery.

9.      You may collect a complete set of bidding documents form the above office, on submission of a written application to the above.

10.  Bids will be opened in the presence of bidders or bidders representatives who choose to attend at the SRS Water, Miens & Energy Resources Development Bureau last day of submission date mid day at 12:30 A.M.

11.  All bids must include 15% VAT on the summery of price separately shown.

12.  Bidders are instructed to fill, sign and seal all the forms of the bid documents.

Failure of this instruction may result in automatic rejection.

13.  The drilling sites grouped in five Lots: Lot I (Eight wells in Jijiga town), Lot II (Five wells in Afdare Zones) Lot III. (Five wells in Shinile Zoes), Lot IV (Four wells in Fiq Degabour & Quaraye zones)

14.  The Bureau, SRS Water, Mines & Energy Resources Development, reserves the right to reject any or all bids.


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