EIA EOP IV Pre-solicitation Notice
Department of Energy, Federal Locations | Published May 20, 2014 - Deadline December 31, 2069
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) has a requirement for support services in six service areas as follows: (1) Program Management, (2) Survey Operations, (3) Energy Analysis and Modeling, (4) Information Technology Support, (5) Product/Service Development Production and Marketing, and (6) Organizational Support.
Currently these services are being provided by IMG-Crown Energy Services JV, under award DE-EI0000515, Leidos, Inc., under award DE-EI0000564, and Z, Inc., under award DE-EI0000567.
Attached is a draft copy, for planning purposes, of the Performance Work Statement and Position Descriptions that DOE/EIA intends to issue under solicitation number DE-SOL-0006050. This RFP is hereafter referred to as the EIA Omnibus Procurement IV (EOP IV). The DOE/EIA intends to award one or more Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) master contracts. However, DOE reserves the right to make a single award. Awards will be made in accordance with FAR 15, FAR 16.5 and FAR 19.502. DOE/EIA Competitive Task Orders consisting of Fixed-Price, Time-and-Material, Cost-Plus-Award-Fee, and Cost-Plus-Fixed-Fee may be issued against these IDIQ contracts. The primary North American Industry Classification (NAICS) code for this solicitation is 518210.
The solicitation will be a full and open competition, with a Small Business Partial Set Aside component, in accordance with FAR 52.219-7, NOTICE OF PARTIAL SMALL BUSINESS SET-ASIDE. Small business award(s), for the set-aside portion, will be made in accordance with FAR 52.219-7 (b) (4). The contractor(s) for the set-aside portion will be selected from the small business concerns that submit responsive offers on the non-set-aside portion. Negotiations will be conducted with the concern(s) that submit the lowest responsive offer on the non-set-aside portion.
Offerors that anticipate proposing a Mentor Protg joint venture should have obtained, or be in the process of, obtaining a Small Business Administration (SBA)-approved Mentor Protg Agreement by the time the RFP is released. Additional information regarding the Mentor Protg Program can be found on SBA's website: http://www.sba.gov/aboutsba/sbaprograms/8abd/mentorprogram/index.html
DOE anticipates a Request for Proposal (RFP) will be issued in June 2014 for this requirement. Proposals will be due 45 days from the date of issuance of the RFP. The estimated start date for the period of performance is December 1, 2014.
All potential Offerors must register with Compusearch's FedConnect portal, which can be found at https://www.fedconnect.net. The RFP will be issued via FedConnect. Registration is required to download the RFP, submit questions, and submit a proposal.
The attachments to this letter are available for download from FedConnect under DE-SOL-0006050.
Questions and Communications
DOE is not accepting questions concerning this pre-solicitation notice at this time. Communications with anyone other than the DOE Contracting Office are inappropriate and are not authorized during this procurement.
THIS IS NOT A FORMAL REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS UNDER FAR PART 15 OR AN INVITATION FOR BIDS UNDER FAR PART 14. IF PARTIES CHOOSE TO RESPOND, ANY COST ASSOCIATED WITH THE PREPARATION AND SUBMISSION OF DATA OR ANY OTHER COSTS INCURRED IN RESPONSE TO THIS ANNOUNCEMENT ARE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE RESPONDENT AND WILL NOT BE REIMBURSED BY THE GOVERNMENT.
Kyle Krzywicki Contract Specialist
Attachments: Performance Work Statement (draft) Position Descriptions (draft) EIA Organizational Description