Bid No.


Issued By

Somali Regional State Water, Mines & Energy Resources Development Bureau

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 300.00

Published Date

November 16, 2009

Opening Date

See detail below


Bid Category

Multiple request



1.      SRS Water, Mines and Energy Resources Development Bureau invites sealed bids from eligible registered Drilling Companies of Grade 3 and above for the drilling of thirty one wells in the region, Lot I (Jijiga & Fiq Zones) five sites, Lot II (Jijiga, Shinile & Dagabur Zones) seven sites. Lot III (Afder, Liban & Fiq Zones) seven Sites, Lot IV (Quarey & Gode Zones) seven site, and Lot V (Warder Zone) five sites.

2.      All bidders should have a trade license and construction service certificates valid for 2001 Ethiopian Calendar years, Water well drilling grade 3 & above certificate from Ministry of Water Resources 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. 251-025-775 33 03
Fax 251-025-775 20 17
P.O. Box 207

4.      Each bidder proposing to bid for these projects may purchase by 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 non-refundable fee of Birr 300.00 (Three Hundred Birr) per lot’s.

6.      The Offer envelopes shall be submitted as follows:

6.1   The original and a copy of the offer document shall be sealed in separate envelops and marked “Original offer Document” “Copy of Offer Document” respectively.

6.2   The bid security shall be sealed in a separate envelope marked “Offer Document”

6.3   The envelopes in 6.1 and 6.2 shall then be sealed in an outer envelope Marked “Offer Document”

7.       All bids must be accompanied by a bid security of 1% of the bid amount the bids security shall be payable on demand to the employer, and must be an irrevocable Bank Guarantee, or a Certificated 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 Calendar days from the date of the announcement of this invitation on The Ethiopian Herald on or before 12:00 a.m. & No liability will be accepted for loss or late delivery.

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

10.  Bids will be opened in the presence of bidders representatives who choose to attend at the Water, Mines & Energy Resources Development Bureau on the last day afternoon at 2:30 p.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.

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


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