GB-Swindon: UKRI-1436 Requirement for geophysical logging and sampling

Competitive Contract Award Notice

1. Title: GB-Swindon: UKRI-1436 Requirement for geophysical logging and sampling
2. Awarding Authority:
UK Research & Innovation
Polaris House, North Star Avenue, Swindon, SN12 1FL, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 7562 167366, Email:, URL:
Contact: Kate Richardson, Attn: Kate Richardson
3. Contract Type: Services
Sub Type: Research and development services.

4. Description: Logging services. The aim of this logging and sampling exercise is to provide pre-injection logging data and then
logging data and pressurised fluid samples following small-scale CO2 injection at a field laboratory in
Leicestershire during Late February – mid March 2021. Geophysical logs are expected to show
changes in electrical properties as the CO2 dissolves into the pore water, making it slightly more
acidic. These geophysical results will be validated through analysis of collected fluid samples that will
confirm the concentration of CO2 in each well.

There are four monitoring wells with plastic Boode casing, ID 76.6 mm, OD 90 mm. This casing has
slots to access the sandstone at depths of around 180 m and 205 m. CO2 will be injected into this
sandstone via a dedicated injection well and will migrate through natural pathways in the sandstone.
The sandstone is capped by a thick mudstone. These wells are filled with groundwater, almost to
5. CPV Codes:
77210000 - Logging services.

6. NUTS Codes :
UKF22 - Leicestershire CC and Rutland

7. Main Site or Location of Works, Main Place of Delivery or Main Place of Performance: Leicestershire CC and Rutland,
8. Reference Attributed by the Awarding Authority: UKRI-1436 (RE20176)
9. Awarded to:

Robertson Geologging Ltd
National ID: 02059684, Deganwy, Conwy, LL31 9PX, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1492 582 323, URL:
Value Cost: 52,880
Is Awardee likely to subcontract?: No Awarded to SME?: Yes
10. Date of Contract Award: 16/02/2021
11. Number of Tenders Received: 3
12. Other Information:
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Suitable for VCO: No
Period of Work Start date: 16/03/2021
Period of Work End date: 31/03/2021