The move was to fulfill pledges made by the Group Managing Director of the NNPC, Mallam Mele Kyari, on commitment to transparency and accountability in all its operations as promised in his takeover note on 8 July, 2019.
” 15 consortia made up of reputable and experienced international companies and Nigerian Downstream companies were successful as the DSDP partners for the 2019/2020 DSDP contract, said the corporation’s Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, Mr. Ndu Ughamadu, in a statement.
Ughamadu revealed that the contract is for a year effective 1st October, 2019 to 30th September, 2020.
“In keeping faith with our commitment to transparency, the under listed fifteen (15) consortia would be lifting Nigerian crude oil grades in exchange for delivery of the corresponding petroleum products on value for value basis in line with the executed agreement”, the release declared.
It listed the successful companies as follows:
The release stated that the tender process comprised technical bid submission, evaluation and shortlisting, commercial bid submission, evaluation and shortlisting, commercial negotiations and contract agreement execution.
Kyari had reiterated his Management’s team commitment to transparency and accountability when he had a maiden Town Hall engagement with the staff of the corporation where he launched the team’s policy direction tagged: Transparency, Accountability, Performance and Excellence (TAPE).