Bid No.


Issued By

Oromia Regional Water Resources Bureau

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 300.00

Published Date

March 4, 2010

Opening Date

March 25, 2010


Bid Category

Deep Wells Drilling & construction



Re-Invitation for Bids (IFB)
Oromia National Regional State Water Resources Bureau
Water Supply Sanitation & Hygiene Program
MDTF Grant No. TF 091704
IFB Title: Deep Wells Drilling & construction

1.      The Oromia Regional State through the Government of Ethiopia has received credit from the International Development Association toward the cost of the Water Supply and Sanitation Project and it intends to apply part of funds to cover eligible payments under the Contract for Drilling & Construction of 3 Deep Wells.

2.      The Oromia Regional Water Resources Bureau now invites sealed bids from qualified eligible bidders for the drilling & construction of the following numbers of boreholes:

Contract No.


Well Depth (m)


Olonkomi, Guliso, Bure

120,60,250 respectively

3.      The award will be decided on presence of appropriate drilling machine.

4.      Bidding (NCB) procedures specified in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Procurement under IDA Credits, and is open to all bidders from eligible source countries as defined in the Guidelines.

5.      Bids shall be valid for a period of Ninety (90) days after bid opening. Bids must be accompanied by bid security of not less than 2% of the total bid price. They shall be delivered to Oromia Regional Water Resources Bureau, 4th floor, Room Number 403, Finfinnee on or before 25 March 2010 at 2:00 pm. Bids shall be opened at 2:30 pm 25 March 2010 at Oromia National Regional State Water Resources Bureau Conference hall in the presence of the bidders who wish to attend. Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected.

6.      Qualification requirements include: (i) ownership ( or existing lease) of a suitable drilling rig, (ii) completion of at least two borehole construction contracts of similar size in the last years, (iii) annual average turnover equivalent to the bid price, (iv) liquid assets of at least 1/8 of the contract value and (v) experienced drilling team. Additional details are provided in the bidding documents.

7.      A complete set of bidding documents in English may be purchased directly from the Oromia Water Resources Bureau 4th Floor, Room Number 415, Finfinnee, upon payment of a non-refundable fee for each lot Birr 300 by interested bidders on submission of a written application.

Oromia National Regional State Water Resources Bureau, 4th floor, Room Number 415, Tel. 251 115 52 85 01
Finfinnee ( Addis Ababa)


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