Basic NNPC/NipeX JQS Registration
The Nigerian Petroleum Exchange (NipeX) is a Division of NAPIMS, a Corporate Service Unit of NNPC.
This is an electronic contracting platform with a virtual community and collaborative environment that delivers significant value to Stakeholders in the Nigerian Upstream Oil and Gas Industry. It links Buyers and Suppliers by establishing industry-wide standards for business transactions, and provides a comprehensive suite of capabilities, which includes a platform for showcasing contract opportunities.
The requirements needed for this processing as developed by the operators of the Joint Qualification Process are divided into two categories:
These documents are those legally required documents, which ranges from documents, which established the legal entity of the organisation, to those that shows the adherence of the organisation to corporate governance codes. These documents which are listed below are expected to be provided by the organisation for processing:
- CAC CERTIFICATE
- FORM CO2
- FORM CO7
- DPR CERTIFICATE (N250,000)
- TAX CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE
- VAT/TIN CERTIFICATE
- FORM 2.1 (COMPANY SECRETARY)
- ANNUAL RETURNS
- GROUP LIFE ASSURANCE
- MEDICAL RETAINERSHIP
- AUDITED ACCOUNT
- OTHER GOVERNMENT AGENCY AS APPLICABLE
These are internal policy documents, which are to be developed and implemented by an organisation, for the day to day running activities of the organisation. This documents are expected to be professionally developed, in line with the established standard. The organisation has to be evaluated and examined, before these policy(s), in line with respective requirements of the laws and agencies of government are developed.
The documents under questioning are:
- QMS DOCUMENTATIONS
- OIL & GAS CASHES & HSE DOCUMENTATION
- NIPEX REQUIRED COMPANY POLICIES
- HUMAN RESOURCES AND STAFFING DOCUMENTATION
- LOCAL CONTENT DOCUMENTATION
The process of registration after the availability of the above mentioned documents are:
A. Online Registration
B. Desktop Audit
C. Onsite Audit
In line with the revised policy of NipeX, Prequalification Notification will be issued to confirm the successful completion of the process at the point of onsite audit, as against the former issuance of Audit Certificate
Duration for this processing is between 3 to 6 months, depending on readiness and availability of JQS Assessment Auditors who are assigned through an Audit Schedule based on first come , first serve or a special request for accelerated processing at a fee.
The Statutory Fee for NipeX registration is N25,000 and N20,000 for the Renewal Fee
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