General Information

Procurement Philosophy

PetroSA subscribes to section 217 of the South African constitution which states that all public sector procurement shall be fair, transparent, competitive, cost effective and equitable.

Who can Tender

PetroSA's procurement process is accessible to all suppliers. Suppliers need to register on PetroSA’s e-Procurement system in order to access opportunities.

What do we procure?

Anything required to run an oil and gas company, from pencils to sub-sea drilling equipment, from cleaning to technologically advanced consultancy services.

Where do we advertise?

PetroSA generally advertises tenders for goods and services on this website as well as the Government Tender Bulletin.

How do we select?

Through our quotation and tender process.

  • Quotation
    For all goods and services below R3 000 000 quotations are requested from approved suppliers on our database.
  • Tenders
    For all goods and services above R3 000 000 tenders are requested from approved suppliers on our database.

Evaluation Process

  • Phase 1: Elimination Phase - deals mainly with non compliance with specification, incomplete tenders, inaccurate & misleading information etc.
  • Phase 2: BEE and Commercial Evaluation - deals with the commercial aspect of the tender. The provision of the Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act as well as PetroSA's BEE policy will be applicable.
  • Phase 3: Process - the top three scoring companies are submitted to the Procurement Committee or EXCO/Board for approval.

Due Diligence

Prior to final award a due diligence may be performed on the selected suppliers on the following:

  • Security clearance, which includes determination of potential conflict of interest;
  • Legal status and BEE compliance
  • Company ability to deliver/perform in terms of the scope of work;
  • Financial ability/creditworthiness

Where to submit tenders

Tenders are to be submitted on PetroSA’s e-Procurement system.

Black Economic Empowerement

BEE is a deliberate socio- economic process or intervention strategy designed to redress the imbalances of the past and to facilitate the participation of Black people in the economy.

PetroSA fulfils its corporate responsibilities regarding BEE through affirmative Procurement and other interventions.

BEE Point Scoring System

PetroSA shall apply the provisions of the Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act as well as the Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment Act and its codes of good practice in the procurement of goods and services.

It is the Supplier’s responsibility to ensure that PetroSA is, at all times, in possession of the Supplier’s valid B-BBEE certificate. Suppliers with expired B-BBEE certificates and/or who are non-compliant contributors to B-BBEEE will not be awarded preference points for B-BBEE.

In terms of Regulation 5 (2) and 6 (2) of the Preferential Procurement Regulations, preference points will be awarded to a Tenderer for attaining the B-BBEE status level of contribution in accordance with the table below:

B-BBEE Status Level of Contributor Number of Points (90/10 system) Number of Points (80/20 system)
1 10 20
2 9 18
3 6 14
4 5 12
5 4 8
6 3 6
7 2 4
8 1 2
Non-compliant contributor 0 0

PetroSA, GSCM guarantees fair, transparent, competitive, cost-effective and equitable quotation and tender processes.