Services - 525479-2019

06/11/2019    S214

United Kingdom-Liverpool: Fuels

2019/S 214-525479

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: The Minister for the Cabinet Office acting through Crown Commercial Service
Postal address: 9th Floor, The Capital, Old Hall Street
Town: Liverpool
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: L3 9PP
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: supplier@crowncommercial.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 3450103503

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.gov.uk/ccs

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

National Fuels (2)

Reference number: RM6177
II.1.2)Main CPV code
09100000 Fuels
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

— Crown Commercial Service (CCS) as the contracting authority intends to put in place a Pan Government Collaborative Agreement for the provision of the supply of fuels to Central Government Departments and all other UK Public Sector Bodies including local authorities, health, police, fire and rescue, education and devolved administrations across the UK, including Northern Ireland,

— this will be carried out by the open procedure and tenders will be accepted in English only,

— crown commercial service, as the authority intends to put in place an agreement for the provision of fuels and will include but may not be limited to heating oil, automotive fuel, marine fuel, aviation fuel, biomass fuels, solid fuel and liquefied petroleum gas.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 2 000 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
09111400 Wood fuels
09120000 Gaseous fuels
09122110 Liquefied propane gas
09122200 Butane gas
09122210 Liquefied butane gas
09130000 Petroleum and distillates
09131000 Aviation kerosene
09131100 Kerosene jet type fuels
09132000 Petrol
09132100 Unleaded petrol
09132200 Leaded petrol
09132300 Petrol with ethanol
09133000 Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG)
09134000 Gas oils
09134100 Diesel oil
09134200 Diesel fuel
09134210 Diesel fuel (0,2)
09134220 Diesel fuel (EN 590)
09134230 Biodiesel
09134231 Biodiesel (B20)
09134232 Biodiesel (B100)
09135000 Fuel oils
09135100 Heating oil
09135110 Low-sulphur combustible oils
09210000 Lubricating preparations
09211000 Lubricating oils and lubricating agents
09211100 Motor oils
09211200 Compressor lube oils
09211300 Turbine lube oils
09211400 Gear oils
09211500 Reductor oils
09211600 Oils for use in hydraulic systems and other purposes
09211610 Liquids for hydraulic purposes
09211620 Mould release oils
09211630 Anti-corrosion oils
09211650 Brake fluids
09211800 Petroleum oils and preparations
09211810 Light oils
09211820 Petroleum oils
09211900 Lubricating traction oils
09240000 Oil and coal-related products
24111600 Hydrogen
24322220 Ethanol
24951000 Greases and lubricants
24951200 Additives for oils
24951310 De-icing agents
24951311 Anti-freezing preparations
44611410 Oil-storage tanks
44612000 Liquefied-gas containers
44612100 Gas cylinders
44612200 Gas tanks
50500000 Repair and maintenance services for pumps, valves, taps and metal containers and machinery
50510000 Repair and maintenance services of pumps, valves, taps and metal containers
50511000 Repair and maintenance services of pumps
50511100 Repair and maintenance services of liquid pumps
50514100 Repair and maintenance services of tanks
51810000 Installation services of tanks
60100000 Road transport services
71610000 Composition and purity testing and analysis services
90913000 Tank and reservoir cleaning services
90913100 Tank-cleaning services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Crown Commercial Service (CCS) as the contracting authority intends to put in place a Pan Government Collaborative Agreement for the provision of the supply of fuels to Central Government Departments and all other UK Public Sector Bodies including local authorities, health, police, fire and rescue, education and devolved administrations across the UK, including Northern Ireland.

This will be carried out by the open procedure and tenders will be accepted in English only.

Crown Commercial Service, as the authority intends to put in place an agreement for the provision of fuels and will include but may not be limited to heating oil, automotive fuel, marine fuel, aviation fuel, biomass fuels, solid fuel and liquefied petroleum gas. CCS are also considering the inclusion of associated services such as tank cleaning and maintenance, fuel testing, lubes and greases, fuel additives, tank metering and telemetry and any other associated services.

The exact details of the requirement, contractual arrangements and whether these requirements will be split into further lots has yet to be decided.

II.2.14)Additional information

The lot structure of this framework will be determined as a result of the engagement process and will be confirmed within the contract notice, as will the estimated value of the agreement.

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
08/09/2020

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

This prior information notice is to signal an intention to commence market engagement with those within the fuels and associated services market.

Crown Commercial Service intends to hold market engagement sessions during February 2020 with industry experts and suppliers interested in potentially bidding for the resulting framework contract[s]. If you are interested in attending a market engagement session please express your interest by emailing rm6177@crowncommercial.gov.uk no later than midday on 6.12.2019. Further details will be provided to you.

Your email must clearly state:

1) The name of your organisation;

2) Contact details for the individual(s) who will participating in the market engagement.

Crown Commercial Service (CCS) will use an eSourcing system for this competition and reserves the right to use an electronic auction. The eSourcing system we will use is [https://crowncommercialservice.bravosolution.co.uk]

Please note that, to register, you 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.

The date in II.3) is the estimated date of publication, please refer to the CCS pipeline page http://ccs-agreements.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/procurement-pipeline for updates and monitor tenders electronic daily for the publication of the OJEU contract notice.

Please be advised that in preparation to participate in this competition for this framework that:

The Cyber Essentials scheme is mandatory for Central Government Contracts which involve handling personal information and providing certain ICT products and services. The Government is taking steps to further reduce the levels of cyber security risk in its supply chain through the Cyber Essentials scheme. The scheme defines a set of controls which, when properly implemented, will provide organisations with basic protection from the most prevalent forms of threat coming from the internet.

To participate in the procurement for the National Fuels (2), bidders will be required to demonstrate that they comply with the technical requirements prescribed by Cyber Essentials for the services under and in connection with the procurement.

The bidder may be awarded a framework contract but shall not enter into any call-off contracts with buyers until they are able to demonstrate to CCS that they meet the technical requirements prescribed by the cyber essentials scheme for services under and in connection with this procurement.

The service that arise from this framework will involve the supplier holding material that has been assigned a protective marking under the Government Security Classifications Scheme (April 2014) of Official. It will be a condition of this contract that this material must be protected. Baseline protection controls are defined in ISO27001:2013 and further defined by the Security Policy Framework https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/government-security

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
04/11/2019