Published date: 26 September 2020

Closed opportunity - This means that the contract is currently closed. The buying department may be considering suppliers that have already applied, or no suitable offers were made.

Closing: 17 October 2020, 12am

Contract summary


  • Geological and geophysical consultancy services - 71351200

  • Geological consultancy services - 71351220

  • Site-investigation services - 71510000

Location of contract

Any region

Value of contract

£1,750,000 to £2,500,000

Procurement reference


Published date

26 September 2020

Closing date

17 October 2020

Closing time


Contract start date

1 January 2021

Contract end date

2 October 2024

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type


Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



This is a request for information relating to a proposed future procurement.

There are four broad objectives for this contract related to different scope areas within the Preparation for Site Characterisation project scope. These objectives are:

• Compile and maintain a knowledge base for site characterisation in preparation for the start of site characterisation in the next phase of the programme (GDF Development Phase).
• Work with the RWM Site Characterisation, Business Planning and Programme teams to maintain and update cost and schedule estimates for site characterisation.
• Work with the RWM Site Characterisation, Quality Management, and Knowledge & Information Management and Health and Safety teams to develop the enabling systems required to manage the data and information flows during site characterisation.
• Support RWM in the technical specification, procurement, supervision and management of geophysical investigations including 2D and 3D seismic reflection surveys in either onshore or inshore environments, should they be required.

Further details of the proposed scope of work are available by following the links include within this notice. In addition you are invited to comment on our proposed scope and procurement strategy by completing a short questionnaire.

About the buyer

Contact name

Anthony E Potts


Building 329, Thomson Avenue
OX11 0GD


+44 1925802897


Closing: 17 October 2020, 12am