North West England Deep Borehole Project

North West England Deep Borehole Project

The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), through its centre/survey the British Geological Survey invites tenders for the provision of drilling to support project monitoring and research activities.

UKSBSRE150097 – North West England Deep Borehole Project

UK SHARED BUSINESS SERVICES LTD

Contract summary

Industry

Energy and Related Services

Location of contract

North West

Value of contract (£)

£50,000 – £100,000

Published date

21 May 2015

Closing date

05 June 2015

Contract start date

30 June 2015

Contract end date

30 July 2015

Description

The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), through its centre/survey the British Geological Survey invites tenders for the provision of drilling to support project monitoring and research activities. The purpose of the project is to improve the understanding of movement of fluids and possible chemical changes in aquifers and overlying strata. It is planned that the work shall be carried out at a site to the east of Blackpool, around Elswick, Lancashire. NGR: 3422 4383 (SD43) (indicative only). At the site, one borehole shall be required to provide: a. Improved understanding of the underlying geology and sandstone aquifer, b. Sample cuttings from the borehole to be sub-sampled and processed, c. Access to the underlying bedrock to enable aquifer properties to be determined by geophysical logging, packer testing, and hydrochemical analyses. d. A completed borehole to be used as a monitoring borehole for scientific purposes. It is planned to drill the borehole from Ground Level to a Total Depth of approximately 500 metres

About the buyer

Contact name

Allan Norman

Address

North Star House

North Star Avenue

Swindon

SN2 1FF

England

Telephone

01793 867417

Email

allan.norman@uksbs.co.uk

Other information

Attachments

I would like to notify you that this procurement opportunity is currently live on Tenders Electronic Daily, a copy of the Notice is attached and, if you have not already taken the opportunity to register, instructions are detailed below on the process for registration and expression of interest via Crown Commercial Service’s e-Sourcing Suite. This procurement will be managed electronically via the Crown Commercial Service’s e-Sourcing Suite. To participate in this procurement, participants must first be registered on the e-Sourcing Suite. If Bidders have not yet registered on the eSourcing Suite, this can be done online at https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk by following the link ‘Register for CCS eSourcing’. Please note that, to register, Bidders must have a valid DUNS number (as provided by Dun and Bradstreet) for the organisation which you are registering, who will be entering into a contract if invited to do so. Full instructions for registration and use of the system can be found at http://ccs.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/i-am-supplier/respond-tender Once you have registered on the eSourcing Suite, a registered user can express an interest for a specific procurement. This is done by emailing ExpressionOfInterest@ccs.gsi.gov.uk. Your email must clearly state: the name and reference for the procurement you wish to register for; the name of the registered supplier; the name and contact details for the registered individual sending the email. Crown Commercial Service (CCS) will process the email and then enable the Bidder to access the procurement online via the e-Sourcing Suite. The registered user will receive a notification email to alert them once this has been done. As a user of the e-Sourcing Suite you will have access to Emptoris email messaging service which facilitates all messages sent to you and from you in relation to any specific RFX event. Please note it is your responsibility to access these emails on a regular basis to ensure you have sight of all relevant information. For technical assistance on use of the e-Sourcing Suite please contact Crown Commercial Service (CCS) Helpdesk : Freephone: 0345 010 3503 email: supplier@ccs.gsi.gov.uk Training support to respond to a requirement is available to bidders at http://www.uksbs.co.uk/services/procure/Pages/supplier.aspx

How to apply

Please apply directly to the buyer using the contact details provided.

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