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The BC Oil and Gas Commission is seeking a third party to complete technical compliance verification for the Woodfibre LNG Project.

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Description

The BC Oil and Gas Commission (“Commission’) is seeking a third party to complete technical compliance verification for the Woodfibre LNG Project. Technical compliance is to be assessed against all applicable
requirements under the Liquefied Natural Gas Regulation, all applicable permit conditions, governing codes and standards, and industry best practice. The third party will also be responsible to verify whether the project risks to safety and the environment have been assessed in accordance with industry best practice and whether the project
risks to safety and the environment have been mitigated.

The proponent will appoint appropriate experts to take ownership of their discipline scopes to ensure that the compliance verification activities are completed in line with the Commission’s requirements, in a timely and effective manner, and that the work undertaken in their discipline is of suitable quality.


Questions and Answers

If you have any questions about this posting, please email procurement@bcogc.ca.

Required accreditations are not specified for this RFP.

But under Section 4.2-Accreditations, The Proponent should indicate whether it holds relevant accreditations.

Areas related to this RFP include:

• Quality Management System

• Environmental Management System

• Occupational Health & Safety Management System

The project is drawing power from BC Hydro (this is outside the scope of this RFP). The project includes: emergency back-up power generation, nitrogen, instrument air, utility water, fuel gas, gas sweetening, and acid gas incineration.

The commission does not track the cost of permitted activities.

The successful RFP applicant is not expected to be stationed at the permit holder’s office. Documents will be submitted for review at the successful applicant’s office.

The Commission would be responsible for the cost of any required travel.

Using a subcontractor (who should be clearly identified in the proposal) is acceptable Please check the section 18 under the Definitions and proposals heading of the RFP for more information.

Not at this time.

They must be registered to practice in BC if they are conducting engineering work. If the engineers are not currently registered in BC, please describe your plan in the proposal.

The Commission would be responsible for the cost of any required travel.

Yes. Regular process monitoring and reporting is expected during the project life cycle to maintain good communications between all parties.

This will be a full review of engineering documentation for FEED and detailed design including, but not limited to: calculation spot checks, specification review, risk assessment review.

Correct.

As deemed necessary to ensure the sufficient oversight so that the third party can issue the project Certificate of Fitness and recommendation letter on proceeding with Leave to Operate (LTO).

Correct.

Successful candidate will have the access to the design documentation through BCOGC system.

The scope of this RFP includes only 3rd party verification.

The proposal should include the verification of marine structures associated with floating LNG storage and LNG carrier berthing. The material offloading facility and passenger docks are outside the scope of this RFP.

Successful candidate will have the access to the design documentation through BCOGC system.

Yes.

This information is not available yet.

Please refer to https://www.bclaws.gov.bc.ca/civix/document/id/complete/statreg/146_2014 for LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS FACILITY REGULATION.

Successful candidate will have the access to the design documentation through BCOGC system.

LNG facility reg requires the Woodfibre LNG to provide the quantitative risk assessment, and reports that include findings and recommendations respecting each of the following:

(i) an updated hazard identification study;

(ii) a process hazard analysis;

(iii) a safety integrity level study

“Risk Assessment Review” under the scope of services (4.1) will include the verification review of all the above documents.

The RFP makes a provision for Alternate Solutions and just asks that formatting remains consistent. For the purposes of this RFP, you would just want to clarify the limitations and No Bid elements.

Amendments

There are no Amendments at this time.

Competition ID: RFP62223001

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Terms and Conditions

Successful proponents will be notified by The Commission and may enter into an agreement with the terms and conditions outlined the Commission’s General Service Agreement template.

Thank you for your interest in contracting with the BC Oil and Gas Commission, a single-window regulatory agency with responsibilities for overseeing oil, gas and renewable geothermal operations in British Columbia. We maintain a competitive bidding process in accordance with municipal and provincial laws and we are committed to transparency and innovation through integrity, respect and responsiveness. We acknowledge the lands where we work and live and we are committed to safeguarding and respecting affected individuals and communities.