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Close to 30 companies recently submitted Expressions of Interest to SBM Offshore for the provision of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for the company’s operations in Guyana.
Of the companies selected for the next round by SBM Offshore, the majority are Guyanese-owned, in whole or in part, SBM Offoshore said in a release.
The bid process includes the application of criteria that, among other factors, take into account the information and supporting documentation provided. This is essential to assess the overall capabilities of the bidders and to ensure they meet the quality and standards required for provision of the services. SBM Offshore routinely ensures that the bid process is fair and fully transparent, in keeping with international best practices. SBM Offshore supports local business/suppliers in all of the locations we operate in around the world. In Guyana, we have been doing so across our operations, including the utilization of local suppliers for vessel fabrication services, construction of buildings and a range of supplies for our offshore activities, including partnerships with farmers and food suppliers. We remain committed to building partnerships and supporting local businesses in Guyana.