General Information

BOL Procurement Philosophy

Botswana Oil Limited subscribes to the overarching principle guiding public procurement in Botswana. The principle provides a guide for public bodies to undertake procurement in an efficient, cost effective, fair, transparent and equitable manner.

Who can tender?

All suppliers whether based in Botswana or externally can tender for provision of goods and services to BOL. In accordance with BOL’s procurement process suppliers are required to register with BOL in order to have access to procurement opportunities.

What does BOL procure?

In order to achieve the company mandate of ensuring security and efficiency of supply of petroleum products for Botswana, BOL procurement includes the acquisition of petroleum products as well as dry goods and services.

How does BOL advertise tenders?

BOL generally advertises tenders for goods and services in the local print media. In some instances, advertising can be flighted in external print media. 

How does BOL select suppliers?

BOL selects suppliers through following a calling for quotations or tendering process.


Quotations are requested from approved suppliers for all goods and services valued below BWP 500,000.


Tenders are requested from approved suppliers or from the general public for all goods and services valued above BWP 500,000.

Where are tenders submitted?

Tenders are to be submitted at the Botswana Oil Limited Head Office located at plot 54373, 
Petroleum House, Matante Mews, Central Business District (CBD), Gaborone, Botswana.

How can I register as a supplier?

Suppliers can register with Botswana Oil Limited through completing the online Supplier Registration Form. To assist potential applicants prepare for submission, the BOL Procurement Department recommends that those intending to register review the BOL Supplier Registration Checklist for guidance.

Click here to download BOL Supplier Registration Checklist and Supplier Registration Form...