Current Tenders 


COVA has currently issued purchase tenders to parties with whom COVA has a framework agreement. Information about the available tenders can be found by clicking on the links below:

Tender invitation A66-2022, to be delivered at EVOS Amsterdam West terminal; award date September 28th, 2022

– Tender invitation A67-2022, to be delivered at Vesta Flushing terminal; award date October 3rd, 2022

– Tender invitation A69-2022, to be delivered at VOPAK Laurenshaven terminal; award date October 5th, 2022

Participation in the above mentioned tenders is exclusively open to parties who participate in the COVA framework agreement.
Commissioned by the Minister for Climate and Energy, COVA aims to increase the strategic diesel stock and replenish earlier issued diesel stocks.


Framework Agreements

COVA conducts its business with the oil and storage sectors on the basis of framework agreements.

COVA purchases crude oil, oil products or tickets in compliance with the Public Procurement Act. In 2020, COVA put out its Framework Agreements to public tender. Within this framework, we made arrangements with a large number of market parties about the parties’ rights and obligations in respect of future purchases and sales of tickets or products. During the four-year term of the framework, COVA may invite the selected parties to bid for purchases or sales.

The tender for the Framework Agreements involved:

  • Framework Agreement for purchase of crude oil and oil products, click here
  • Framework Agreement for CSO tickets, click here

The tender was finalised on 15 May 2020 for a four-year term. Information on the final award can be found on TenderNed. If you are interested in joining either or both framework agreements, please submit an application to the Operations department ( Your company can then take part in our framework agreements during the remaining term. Our sales are conducted in accordance with COVA’s General Terms and Conditions.




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