Lochard Energy: infringement notice issued for failing to submit auction quantity limits to AEMO

Infringement notice
Release date: 
19 April 2021
Related provisions: 

Rule 649(1) & Part 24 information standard in the National Gas Rules


Lochard Energy (Iona Operations) Pty Ltd (Lochard Energy) has paid a $20,000 penalty following the issuing of an infringement notice by the AER. The AER issued the infringement notice as it had reasonable grounds to believe Lochard Energy breached Rule 649(1) of the National Gas Rules by failing to submit auction quantity limits for the Iona Compression Facility (ICF) to AEMO on 29 May 2020, 30 May 2020, and 31 May 2020, in accordance with the Part 24 information standard.