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Tank Inspection Bid Opportunities in Guyana

Monday, Aug. 22, 2022

GEORGETOWN, Guyana – ChampionX is continuing to sustainably support growing oil and gas production in Guyana. As part of that development, ChampionX Guyana, Inc. is inviting prospective bidders to submit proposals for the completion of periodic inspections for 10 each, 21,000L to 24,000L size iso tanks. ChampionX has more than 100 standard containers in Guyana that will continuously need testing completed throughout the year.

Interested bidders are invited to submit their company details, contact information, bids, and valid company registrations to the email address below. If winning bidders are not established as a supplier within the ChampionX supplier network, a formal registration process will commence with the procurement team to ensure compliance with local and international regulations. Companies will be evaluated in categories of historical experience, operational capacity, speed to market, local content, and cost.

The company requirements include:

  • The company must be registered with the Center for Local Business Development.
  • The company must support the necessary requirements of the Local Content Act of 2021.
  • The company must provide properly trained, certified, and equipped technicians.
  • The company must provide inspection procedure for approval.
  • The company should be able to complete inspections at customer site.
  • The company must submit with email subject: RFP TANK INSPECTIONS “Company Name” by September 4th
  • The company will not be considered if inspection certificate is not stamped by a class society inspector.

The job requirements include:

  • PRV Testing (pressure relief valve) – 2.5” 316 Stainless Steel 4.4 BAR
    • PRVs must be tested locally in Guyana and reinstalled same day
    • Calibrated pressure gauges must be used along with proof of the most recent certificate
    • Vents may require adjusting to match allowable tolerances
    • A pneumatically driven, hydraulic testing unit is recommended for testing
    • Contractor should be capable of sourcing parts and making minor adjustments as required
  • Tank Inspections – 316 Stainless Steel Tanks
    • Applicable regulations: ADR, RID, IMDG, USDOT, CSC, TC, ISO 11496-3, ASME VIII: Div. 1, UIC, TIR
    • Must be trained in confined space entry and have all necessary equipment to perform safe entry. Must provide certificates of trained employees, entry permit, and gas monitoring.
    • For 2.5 yr. and 5 yr. inspections, UT (ultrasonic thickness) testing must be completed.
    • For 2.5 yr. and 5 yr. inspections, calibrated pressure gauges must be used along with proof of the most recent certificate of calibration
    • For 5 yr. periodic testing, company must perform hydro testing at direction of operations staff
    • For both 2.5 and 5 yr. testing, frame inspections must be completed
    • Company should have necessary fittings and tools required to complete job safely
    • All inspections must be accompanied with a certificate stamped by a qualified member of a class society such as DNV Silver/CIMS, Lloyds Gold, BV LRQA Container Scheme, or DNVGL

For questions, please contact Eric Scott at

For bid submittal, please submit bids to Melanie Perez at

Any winning bidder awarded business by ChampionX will be issued a Purchase Order subject to the Terms and Conditions found at