Pressuring Agent, Gaseous Helium (Cylinders)
Defense Logistics Agency, DLA Acquisition Locations | Published November 15, 2017
The Defense Logistics Agency, Aerospace Energy business unit intends to solicit on an unrestricted Full and Open Competitive basis, a requirement for pressuring agent, helium gaseous cylinders.
Pressurizing Agent, Gaseous Helium (Cylinders) Type 1, Grade A, 99.995% Purity, in accordance with (IAW) MIL-PRF- 27407D, dated 1 August 2014 NSN 9135-00-926-8888. Estimated quantity for BLM 89,460 CF. Estimated quantity for NON-BLM 96,950 CF. This procurement may result in multiple awards of a Requirements Type contract using FAR Part 12, Commercial Acquisition procedures. The Period of Performance will be 5 years from date of award.
The requirement also includes ancillary services such as pallet construction, palletization of cylinders, reports and documentation, initial and final inspection and acceptance, and other miscellaneous services.
By regulation, DLA Energy must procure its gaseous helium from Federal helium suppliers who have an in-kind crude helium sales contract with BLM in accordance with FAR 8.5, Acquisition of Helium. FAR 6.302.5 Authorized or required by statue also applies.
Offers for the BLM requirements can only be accepted and awarded to BLM-authorized federal helium suppliers. Therefore, awards will be made to BLM federal helium suppliers who have been determined technically acceptable and responsible and have submitted the lowest laid-down price for BLM requirements. Awards for Non-BLM requirements will be made to suppliers who have been determined technically acceptable and responsible and have submitted the lowest laid-down price. As a result of this solicitation; there is a possibility to award up to two awards of a Firm-Fixed Price Requirements contract using Federal Acquisition Regulation Part 12 Commercial Acquisition procedures. The Period of Performance will be five years from date of award. Award(s) will be made to the offeror(s) determined to be the Best Value to the Government, price and other factors considered, using the best Value Source Selection Process. Specifically, the Lowest Priced Technically Acceptable Source Selection Process will be utilized in accordance with FAR 15.101-2.
The solicitation will be issued on or about 12 January 18 and will be posted to the FedBizOpps web page (http://www.fbo.gov/). All interested offerors should contact Mr. Willard M Ramseur, Contract Specialist, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 210-925-2111 or Ms. Patricia Bocock at email@example.com at 210-925-4845. If you do not have internet access, a hard copy of the solicitation may be requested; however, only written, e-mailed or faxed requests for solicitation directly from the requestor are acceptable. Mail requests to Defense Logistics Agency Energy, Aerospace Energy, 1014 Billy Mitchell Blvd, Building 1621, San Antonio, TX 78226. ATTN:. Willard Ramseur and/or Patricia Bocock. All responsible sources may submit a proposal, which will be considered by the agency. If you intend to submit an offer, you are required to complete, sign and return the entire solicitation package and be registered in SAM at www.sam.gov PRIOR to submission of an offer for consideration by the Government. All potential offerors should contact the Contracting Officer identified above for additional information and/or to communicate concerns prior to solicitation closing. For questions regarding Small Business or Small Disadvantaged Business Affairs, contact Mr. Greg Thevenin of the DLA Energy Small Business Office at 1-800-526-2601 or 703-767-9400.