Contract for the Provision of PE Asset Health

A Utilities Periodic Indicative Notice
by NORTHERN GAS NETWORKS

Source
OJEU
Type
Future Contract (Services)
Duration
not specified
Value
___
Sector
OFFICE
Published
12 Jul 2019
Delivery
not specified
Deadline
n/a

Description

NGN have a requirement to establish a contract with one sole supplier for the provision of PE Asset Health Solution to our gas pipelines to support the day to day work activities within the Northern Gas Network region. When identified as the optimum solution for a particular project/job, the service required could be in support of NGN’s Direct Service Providers (they undertake circa 108 000 jobs per annum across the whole NGN region).

Location

United Kingdom — North East

Geochart for 1 buyers and 0 suppliers

1 buyer

Total Quantity or Scope

Northern Gas Networks Limited (NGN) is the company responsible for distributing gas to homes and businesses across the North of England. As part of the restructuring of the gas distribution business in England, NGN successfully acquired the North of England Gas Distribution Network (DN) and took control of the assets on 1.6.2005. NGN has been responsible since then for the transportation of gas to the North of England via 36 000 Km of pipelines. The DN is located in the North of England and extends south from the Scottish border to South Yorkshire and has coastlines on both the East and West sides of the region. The DN contains a mixture of large cities such as Newcastle, Middlesbrough, Leeds and Bradford and a significant rural area including North Yorkshire and Cumbria. The area covers around 6 700 000 inhabitants and has approximately 2 500 000 customers. The DN is supplied via 23 offtakes from the National Transmission System. Currently NGN replace approximately 570 km of mains and 44 000 services per year and provides 24/7 gas emergency services to our network. NGN’s new Price Control Review from Ofgem offers real incentives for securing investment and driving innovation in order to ensure the delivery of sustainable energy networks for current and future consumers at the lowest cost, Northern Gas Networks will be a frontier performing company in harnessing and implementing these opportunities. … When identified as the optimum solution for a particular project/job, the service required could be in support of: — NGN’s Direct Service Providers (they undertake circa 108 000 jobs per annum across the whole NGN region). NGN have a requirement to establish a contract with one sole supplier for the provision of PE Asset Health Solution to our gas pipelines to support the day to day work activities within the Northern Gas Network region. When identified as the optimum solution for a particular project/job, the service required could be in support of NGN’s Direct Service Providers (they undertake circa 108 000 jobs per annum across the whole NGN region) Northern Gas Networks require the successful supplier to provide the following service: — smart phone based application for field based systems, — capability to connect to all UK manufactured Electrofusion boxes via smart software and 2 way integrated communication protocol, — capability for mandatory photographic capture of data at a prescribed point during the weld cycle, — capability for integrated bar code/QR code data capture to read and process fusion and traceability data, — real time remote quality assurance inspections for polyethylene jointing, — training records linked to asset information, — pro-active intervention alerts for risk management in the event of non-conformance of fusion time failure, — pro-active intervention alerts for risk management in the event of non-conformance of fusion power failure, — pro-active intervention alerts for risk management in the event of post completion testing, — capability to record all management interventions on associated joint records for audit, — capability to store all electrofusion, butt fusion and pressure test information on one portal, — GPS data capture for completed joints, — data transfer capability into NGN back office IT systems, — capability for real time visibility of joint data and inspection progression within NGN, — capability for visibility of multi-level real time and historical joint data and inspection performance within NGN, — accredited EUSR training and behavioral coaching, — on-site behavioral coaching and joint testing service, — dedicated customer service support. It is anticipated that the Contract will be awarded for an initial term of 3 years with the option to extend a further.

CPV Codes

  • 39340000 - Gas network equipment