Oil India Limited (OIL) is an enterprise of the Government of India. It is engaged in the business of exploration, production of crude oil, natural gas and liquified petroleum gas (LPG), and transportation of the products. To bring in transparency and efficiency in e-procurement in India, Government directives mandate online tenders for procurement of goods and services. Therefore, OIL is required to procure all high value works and services through e-tendering only.
Guidelines for Oil India Limited Tenders
- Bidders who wish to participate in the OIL tendering process, can submit their bids for Oil India Limited tenders on the official e-portal through internet. OIL uses the SAP SRM suite of applications for e-procurement. The details regarding submission of bids for the online tenders can be found on
- Vendors can view the open tenders with the guest login facility.
- As per the Information Technology Act, 2000, bidders need to buy a digital signature certificate to participate in OIL online tenders. They have to purchase a legally valid class 3 digital signature certificate from one of the licensed certifying authorities (CA) operating under the Root Certifying Authority of India (RCAI), Controller of Certifying Authorities (CCA) of India. Vendors can buy digital signature certificates online, in India, from Tata Consulting Services Ltd (TCS) – one of the reputed certifying authorities in India.
- The digital signature on the tender documents should be of class 3 digital certificate which is registered with the bidding organisation’s name.