Consultancy service for Liquefied Natural Gas transaction advisor for Government Negotiation Team

1. This Request for Expression of Interest follows the General Procurement Notice for this project which was published in the UN Development Business (UNDB online): dated 30th November 2017 and on the African Development Bank Group’s Internet Website;
2. The Government of United Republic of Tanzania has received financing from the African Development Bank toward the cost of the Institutional Support Project for Domestic Resource Mobilization and Natural Resource Governance (ISP-DRMNRG), and intends to apply part of the agreed amount for this loan to payments under the contract for Consultancy Service for Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Transaction Advisor for the Government Negotiation Team (GNT).
3. The objective of the assignment includes services but not limited to the following;
i. To develop a workable commercial, legal and technical framework/terms for the LNG project;
ii. To build capacity and facilitate the GNT team, and
iii.To device the best approach to undertake negotiations of the Host Government Agreement (HGA).
The duration for the implementation of this assignment is two (2) years.
4. The Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation now invites eligible consultants to indicate their interest in providing these services. Interested consultants must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (brochures, description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, availability of appropriate skills among staff, etc.). Consultants may constitute joint ventures to enhance their chances of qualification.
5. Eligibility criteria, establishment of the short-list and the selection procedure shall be in accordance with the African Development Bank’s Procurement Policy for Bank Group Funded Operations, October 2015, which is available on the Bank’s website at http://www.afdb.org.
6. Interested consultants may obtain further information at the address below during office hours between 9:00 and 15:00 hours from Monday to Friday inclusive except on Public Holidays.
7. Expressions of interest must be delivered to the address below by hand or courier by 4th May, 2018 at 11:00 hours and mentioned on the envelope “EOI NO. ISP DRMNRG/TZ/AfDB/CS13/QCBS/2017 Expression of Interest for Consultancy Service for Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Transaction Advisor for the Government Negotiation Team (GNT)”.
Attn: Managing Director,
Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation,
Benjamin William Mkapa Towers, Tower “A”,
Azikiwe/Jamhuri Streets,
Room No. 401, 4th Floor,
P.O. Box 2774,
Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania.
Tel: +255-22 2200103-4, 2200112,
Fax: +255-22-2200113.
E-mail: [email protected]