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CAPT bans general trading & contracting company from participating in tenders of KOC for 6 months

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KUWAIT CITY, Dec 8: The Central Agency for Public Tenders has decided to ban one of the general trading and contracting companies from participating in the tenders of the Kuwait Oil Company for a period of 6 months, at the request of the latter, and in response to its observations on the company’s violations in the tender for the installation of a new main manifold for low pressure gas, and other works associated with it in the Shuaiba Industrial Area, reports Al-Rai daily. The agency’s decision comes in implementation of the provisions of Article 85, Clause 1, Paragraph (C) of Public Tenders Law No. 49 of 2016.

On the other hand, the Agency has agreed to the fourth extension of the maintenance services tender contract of the Kuwait National Petroleum Company for the local marketing department for 6 months, starting from next January 1 until June 30, 2022 for 834,000 dinars until the completion of the awarding and signing of the new tender contract. CAPT has also agreed to the KNPC request for the third extension of the contract for supplying nitrogen gas through pipelines to the company’s refineries, concluded with the Kuwait Industrial Gases Company, and for the second extension of the contract for supplying nitrogen gas, concluded with the Refrigeration and Oxygen Company Ltd., for 12 months for each of the two contracts, with effect from Dec 1, 2021 to Dec 1, 2022 at no additional cost, until the awarding of the two new practices is completed. The Agency has decided to approve the request of Kuwait Oil Company to withdraw a letter of tendering to provide maintenance services for storage tanks in the company’s facilities, in order to make an amendment to the scope of work, which will result in a change in the estimated value.