Adnoc launches initiative to streamline tendering process

SourceTrade Arabia
SectorOil & Gas

The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) has implemented an initiative to drive efficiencies in its tendering process to enhance its approach to procurement and maximise value for the company and its community of suppliers and service providers.  

The program standardizes the terms and conditions for the procurement of drilling and oilfield goods and services across Adnoc’s entire value chain. As a result, all of Adnoc’s pre-qualified bidders are now subject to the same terms and conditions in competitive tendering, reducing the timeline for legal negotiations from months to weeks.

To deliver this first of its kind strategic initiative, Adnoc’s Legal Function, supported by its Upstream and Commercial & In-Country Value Directorates, developed global and oil and gas industry standard best practice terms and conditions for drilling and oilfield goods and services to support procurement of Adnoc’s entire value chain, sought feedback on commercial, risk and operational requirements from Adnoc’s pre-qualified community of goods and services providers and negotiated Adnoc’s more...