Mammoth Energy Announces Third Validation of Work Performed in Puerto Rico
Third Validation of Work Performed in
With the release of additional information through
- Determination Memorandum (“DM”) from
FEMA, dated December 23, 2017, stating that PREPA awarded the Cobra contract in compliance with the emergency procurement provisions and determined the costs under this contract to be reasonable.
- Report produced by the
Rand Corporation, an independent third party, stating that the Cobra contract was procured in a reasonable procurement process and the blended rates charged fall within estimated ranges for all scenarios considered for the emergency work performed. The RAND report was commissioned by the Homeland Security Operational and Analysis Center (“HSOAC”) as a result of the Office of the Inspector General(“OIG”) verbally questioning FEMA’s DM stating that the Cobra contract was obtained in a reasonable manner and the costs were reasonable.
- 781 pages obtained under a
FOIArequest which, among other things, highlights that Cobra was responsive to PREPA and the people of Puerto Rico(mobilizing faster than the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers(“USACE”) or power industry), assigned some of the most difficult work and was the only company to work in all phases of recovery.
Federal Emergency Management Agency Data
Following multiple requests under the Freedom of Information Act, Mammoth recently received an additional 781 pages of information from
After evaluating the data, we believe it is clear that the Cobra team played a significant role in restoring power to millions of people in
- The Cobra team lived on barges and was assigned the hardest-hit part of the island (Responsive Records #2 page 86).
- As of 8/31/2018, the Cobra team was assigned approximately 41% of all transmission restoration projects and as of that date had completed more than 95% of all of these assigned transmission projects (Responsive Records #2 page70).
- Cobra was the only contractor on the island that was assigned work in all phases of restoration (Responsive Records #1 page 29).
- Cobra dispatched significant resources faster than the
U.S. Army Corps of Engineersand the U.S.power industry and stayed longer than all other contractors. In total, Cobra teams represented approximately 19% of the total electrical restoration workforce (28% of contractors) during the bulk of the recovery period ( November 2017to June 2018) (Responsive Records #1 page 24).
- As of
October 2018, FEMAestimated that the restoration work in Puerto Ricowould cost approximately $5.4 billion. Of this amount Cobra was expected to receive up to approximately 30% of the total, despite doing approximately 41% of the very challenging transmission work which required specialized equipment (helicopters, etc.) (Responsive Records #1 page 25).
“The information we received in response to our
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