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Title: H21 NIC Phase 2 Project
Published by: Northern Gas Networks
Publication Date: 02/12/2019
Deadline Date:
Deadline Time:
Notice Type: VEAT
Has Documents: No
Has ESPD: No
Abstract:

The premise of the NIC H21 project is to simulate network operations with the use of hydrogen. This will provide based quantified testing to provide safety evidence between methane and hydrogen for the potential conversion of the UK gas network to 100 % hydrogen.

Voluntary ex ante transparency notice

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting Change authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Northern Gas Networks

Northern Gas Network Operations Ltd, 1100 Century Way

Leeds

LS15 8TU

UK

Contact person: Maija Narimanidze

E-mail: MNarimanidze@northerngas.co.uk

NUTS: UKE42

Internet address(es)

Main address: https://www.northerngasnetworks.co.uk/

I.6) Main activity

Production, transport and distribution of gas and heat

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

H21 NIC Phase 2 Project

II.1.2) Main CPV code

38970000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

The premise of the NIC H21 project is to simulate network operations with the use of hydrogen. This will provide based quantified testing to provide safety evidence between methane and hydrogen for the potential conversion of the UK gas network to 100 % hydrogen.

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.1.7) Total value of the procurement

Value excluding VAT: 1 967 627.00 GBP

II.2) Description

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKF12

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The premise of the NIC H21 project is to simulate network operations with the use of hydrogen. This will provide based quantified testing to provide safety evidence between methane and hydrogen for the potential conversion of the UK gas network to 100 % hydrogen.

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Negotiated procedure without prior call for competition

Justification for selected award procedure:

The contract involved is purely for the purpose of research, experiment, study or development under the conditions stated in the Directive

Explanation:

The NIC project has engaged the services of a number of strategic partners to assist with the testing programme. One of these partners is DNV GL for their historical knowledge of hosting and testing gas industry assets and their unique ownership of the Spadeadam testing facilities. The scope of Phase 2 NIC is to expand the test facility build as part of Phase 1b for the original H21 NIC project. This would be best use of gas consumers money with the continued use of the Phase 1b facility

Part of their scope is to utilise the DNV GL site, a site highly experienced in large scale, high volume destructive testing, for the consequence testing with hydrogen at their purpose built facility at Spadeadam. This would include:

— host the extended facility at their testing site at Spadeadam for the network operations testing,

— testing utilising a combination of utilising exist test rigs/areas and building a new facility for the hydrogen,

— provision of DNV GL specialist experienced test engineers to set up and manage the testing.

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: No

Section V: Award of contract/concession

V.2 Award of contract/concession

V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract/concession

28/11/2019

V.2.2) Information about tenders

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

GL Industrial Services UK Ltd

Leicestershire

UK

NUTS: UKF22

The contractor is an SME: No

V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot/concession (excluding VAT)

Total value of the contract/lot/concession: 1 967 627.00 GBP

V.2.4) Information on value of the concession and main financing terms (excluding VAT)

Total value of the concession/lot: 1 967 627.00 GBP

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Northern Gas Networks

Northern Gas Network Operations Ltd, 1100 Century Way

Leeds

LS15 8TU

UK

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

28/11/2019


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Main Contact: MNarimanidze@northerngas.co.uk
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Technical Contact: N/a
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IDTitleParent Category
38970000Research, testing and scientific technical simulatorMiscellaneous evaluation or testing instruments

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