GAO Says DOD Petroleum Contract Award Incorrectly Decided

Law360 (January 26, 2021, 9:30 PM EST) -- The U.S. Government Accountability Office said Monday that the Defense Logistics Agency improperly evaluated proposals for a petroleum products contract, recommending that the agency redo calculations that it said did not comply with the original solicitation.

GAO General Counsel Thomas H. Armstrong said in a report that the DLA's "price evaluation and resulting selection decisions were inconsistent with the terms of the [request for proposal]."

In determining the winning offerors, which were to be selected according to the lowest-price acceptable bid, the DLA applied an evaluation factor to submissions that used an ad hoc price index, as well as to those...

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