DND to spend P3.9B for fuel requirements this year
Alexis Romero (The Philippine Star) - February 19, 2013 - 5:13pm

 

The Department of National Defense (DND) will purchase P3.9-billion worth of petroleum, oil and lubricants to support the military’s security operations.

The acquisition will cover the fuel requirements of military units and the DND for this year.

In a bid bulletin, Defense Assistant Secretary Efren Fernandez said the bidding for the project would be held on Feb. 26.

The fuel supplies would be purchased through open competitive bidding as required by the procurement law.

The acquisition is divided into six projects or lots.

Lot 1 costs P1.04 billion and covers he military's fuel requirements for Metro Manila. The fuel requirement for the rest of Luzon or Lot 2 costs P801.3 million.

Lot 3 or the military’s fuel requirements for Visayas costs P269.48 million while Lot 4 or the fuel supply for Mindanao costs P1.04 billion.

The government will spend P774.68 million for the armed forces' aviation requirements or Lot 5. Lot 6 covers the ground fuel requirements of the Defense department and costs P70.59 million. 

Bidders should satisfy the eligibility requirements set by the DND Bids and Awards Committee (BAC).

Interested parties may buy bidding documents worth P75,000 from the DND-BAC Secretariat in Camp Aguinaldo.

The deadline for the submission of bids will be at 10 a.m. on Feb. 26. Bids will be opened on the same day. Fernandez said bids that came in late or those higher than the budget allotted for the project will be rejected.

The company that offers the lowest bid will advance to the post-qualification stage. This stage seeks to determine whether the bid is responsive to the technical and financial requirements of the project.

To be declared the winning bidder, the firm that offered the lowest bid should satisfy the requirements in the post-qualification phase.

BIDS AND AWARDS COMMITTEE CAMP AGUINALDO DEFENSE ASSISTANT SECRETARY EFREN FERNANDEZ DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL DEFENSE FEB FERNANDEZ FUEL LOT LUZON METRO MANILA REQUIREMENTS
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