Contract Management

The beginnings of this Laboratory are rooted in the history of the Hanford Site and its evolution over time, from a production effort, to a Cold War deterrent, evolving to support the Hanford Site’s environmental remediation efforts to its current missions of national security, energy and environmental and nuclear science. The Laboratory has served each one of these missions over the course of the Laboratory’s history. This contract and the Laboratory missions have slowly evolved to service others within and outside of the Department of Energy. The Office of Science is the primary sponsor and landlord of the Laboratory, while other parts of DOE, such as Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Office of Electrical Distribution, the Office of Fossil Energy, and several other DOE program offices, as well as the National Nuclear Security Administration, are provided services.

The Laboratory contract is a cost-plus award-fee, performance-based Management and Operating (M&O) contract, subject to the appropriate provisions of the FAR and DEAR. The prime contractor for the Management and Operations of the Laboratory is Battelle Memorial Institute (Battelle), referred to as the Contractor. The contract has been non-competitively extended from the original award date of 12/31/1964. The contract to manage and operate the Laboratory was recently extended on October 1, 2012 and continues through September 30, 2017. The total contract value is estimated at $20,000,000,000.00 over the remainder of the term if funding continues at its present rate. As the M&O Contractor, Battelle is responsible for the management of Laboratory programs/projects, maintaining and enhancing the facility, equipment, and business infrastructure, and marketing Laboratory capabilities to meet current and future government science and technology needs. (Total obligations through the 4th quarter of 2012 are approximately $14.8 billion).

Contractor Name: Battelle Memorial Institute
Contract Number: DE-AC05-76RL01830
Contract Title: Management and Operation of the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Performance Period: 10/01/2012 - September 30, 2017
Contract Value: ~$950,000,000 per year
Contract Type: Cost Reimbursement Contract with Performance-Based Management Provisions.
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