The table below contains the results of the evaluation carried out by the Superintendence of Licensing Rounds Promotion of ANP and the Bidding Round Special Commission, hereinafter called CEL, regarding the qualifications of bidders interested in participating in the 6th Production Sharing Bidding Round.
The qualifications were judged by CEL at the meeting on October 2, 2019. The judgment of the other business companies that requested enrollment in the 6th Bidding Round will be held at the next meeting, scheduled for October 14, 2019.
Bidders authorized by CEL have complied with all the requirements set in Section 4 of the Tender Protocol and are able to participate in the bidding process.
In order to submit bids in the public offer presentation session, bidders must submit to the ANP the Bid Bonds in the amount and within the deadline stipulated in section 7 of the Tender Protocol (until October 23, 2019).
Under the terms of section 13 of the Tender Protocol, the mandatory acts of CEL are subject to administrative appeal, to be received only by returned effect, within five (5) business days from the date of publication of the contested act in the Union Official Gazette (DOU).
|1||BP Energy do Brasil Ltda.||Qualified (Operator A)||Minute nº 01, of 10/02/2019||10/03/2019|
|2||Chevron Brasil Óleo e Gás Ltda.||Qualified (Operator A)||Minute nº 01, of 10/02/2019||10/03/2019|
|3||CNODC Brasil Petroleo e Gás Ltda.||Qualified (Operator A)||Minute nº 01, of 10/02/2019||10/03/2019|
|4||CNOOC Petroleum Brasil Ltda.||Qualified (Operator A)||Minute nº 01, of 10/02/2019||10/03/2019|
|5||Ecopetrol Óleo e Gás do Brasil Ltda.||Qualified (Non Operator)||Minute nº 01, of 10/02/2019||10/03/2019|
|6||Exxonmobil Exploração Brasil Ltda.||Qualified (Operator A)||Minute nº 01, of 10/02/2019||10/03/2019|
|7||Murphy Exploration & Production Company||Qualified (Non Operator)||Minute nº 01, of 10/02/2019||10/03/2019|
|8||Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras||Qualified (Operator A)||Minute nº 01, of 10/02/2019||10/03/2019|
|9||Petronas Petróleo Brasil Ltda.||Qualified (Operator A)||Minute nº 01, of 10/02/2019||10/03/2019|
|10||QPI Brasil Petroleo Ltda.||Qualified (Non Operator)||Minute nº 01, of 10/02/2019||10/03/2019|
|11||Repsol Sinopec Brasil S.A.||Qualified (Operator A)||Minute nº 01, of 10/02/2019||10/03/2019|
|12||Shell Brasil Petroleo Ltda.||Qualified (Operator A)||Minute nº 01, of 10/02/2019||10/03/2019|
|13||Wintershall Dea do Brasil Exploração e Produção Ltda.||Qualified (Non Operator)||Minute nº 01, of 10/02/2019||10/03/2019|
Domestic or foreign legal entities may participate, individually or in a consortium, of the 6th Production Sharing Bidding Round, as long as they are qualified and fully comply with all provisions of the tender protocol and the applicable laws and regulations. FIPs can participate as non-operator, offering their offer as part of a consortium.
Qualification is mandatory and individual for each interested company, even for those intending to submit bids through a consortium.
The bidder which qualification is approved by the Bidding Round Special Commission (CEL) may submit offers only for the blocks for which the bidder has paid the participation fee and provided the bid bond.
To be qualified to participate in the bidding process, the interested party shall:
I) submit the documents to express interest;
II) to prove the payment of the participation fee and access to the technical data package (participation fee); and
III) submit the documents for technical, economic, financial, and legal qualification and evidence tax and labor compliance.
I) Submission of the documents to express interest
The business corporations interested in the Bidding must complete individually electronic application form.
In the electronic form, the interested parties must inform the address, corporate group, the principal accredited representative before the ANP, the controlling shareholder, as well as all the members of the board of directors.
The principal accredited representative indicated will receive an e-mail message confirming the request for registration, containing all the data informed on the form. From this electronic message, a digital file, in .pdf format, must be generated for routing through the SEI.
The Electronic Application Form was withdrawn on 10/01/2019 according to the schedule of the round.
List of documents to express interest
a) Corporate documents;
b) Power of attorney to appoint accredited representatives;
c) Confidentiality agreement.
II) Payment of the participation fee and access to technical data package
1 – Procedures for payment of the participation fee
Payment of the participation fee shall be made through payment slip, available on the link below.
Bidders shall submit a document with the blocks of their interest and a copy of the proof of payment.
The bank payment slip of the participation fee was withdrawn on 10/01/2019 according to the schedule of the round.
2 - Payments made abroad
Payment of foreign currency interest rate should be made by bank transfer in US dollars.
The participation fee shall be converted to US dollars rendering mandatorily the official exchange purchase rate (BACEN / Ptax purchase) in respect to the business day immediately prior to the payment, issued by the Central Bank of Brazil.
The business corporation may check towards financial institution the responsible agent for operating the incidence rates of the wire transfer in order to ensure the exact value of the participation rate to be effectively available to ANP after conversion from dollars.
The business corporations should submit a document to areas of interest, as ANNEX IV model of the notice and a copy of the swift.
The following data may be applied for wire transfers:
SWIFT code: BRASBRRJBHE
IBAN code: BR9300000000022340003330087C1
Payee: Agência Nacional do Petróleo, Gás Natural e Biocombustíveis
Payee's CNPJ (Registration of Corporate Taxpayer): 02.313.673/0002-08
Bank: Banco do Brasil
Address: Rua Professor Lélio Gama, 105 – Centro/RJ – CEP: 20031-201
Agency number: 2234-9
Account number: 333008-7
III) Technical, economic, financial, and legal qualification and evidence of tax and labor compliance
Qualification comprises the review of documentation to evidence the legal, tax, and labor compliance, the economic and financial capacity, and the technical capacity of the bidders.
The bidders shall be qualified as operator A, operator B, or non-operator, according to the criteria established in this section, and shall be qualified at the following levels:
a) operator A – qualified to operate blocks located in ultra-deepwater, deepwater, shallow water, and onshore;
b) operator B – qualified to operate blocks located in shallow water and onshore;
c) non-operator – qualified to operate in a consortium
ANP shall classify the bidders at the highest qualification level as possible, according to the review of the documentation submitted.
In case the bidder obtains a technical qualification level different from the economic and financial qualification level, the lower qualification shall be considered.
ANP may request any additional information and documents to support the qualification.
Bidders shall maintain the qualification conditions until execution of the production sharing agreement, under penalty of disqualification of the bidding process.
Bidders that meet all requirements established and provide the bid bond shall have their qualification approved and shall be accepted as capable of participating in the public session for submission of bids.
The result of the qualification, judged by CEL, shall be individually informed to the bidders by e-mail.
The schedule for the Public Session for Bids submission will be soon available.