Local Government Procurement

Supply of Gas

Terms

LGP has appointed the Contractors under Heads of Agreement (HOA)

LGP Customers can access the pricing offered under this arrangement from an Approved Contractor through Retailer Gas Sales Agreement (RGSA).

Pricing is available through quotation from Approved Contractors and may be subject to variations depending on the specific requirements.

Introduction to LGP’s Gas Contracts

Purpose

  • The purpose of this panel is to facilitate the selection of a panel of recognised (approved) retailers in accordance with the
  • NSW Local Government (General) Regulation 2005 Clause 169
  • This panel must be registered to supply gas in NSW
  • NSW councils and approved not for profit (NFP) organisations may participate in the tender process
  • This arrangement is designed to provide a timely and efficient process whilst maintaining governance and due diligence.

Objectives

Specific objectives of this recognised (approved) panel arrangement are:

  • To create a contract that meets the varying gas supply requirements of NSW Local Government and approved not for profit organisations
  • To provide a list of recognised gas retailers for councils and approved NFPs both from metropolitan and regional NSW areas.

Outcomes

Benefits to council and approved not for profit organisations are as follows;

  • No cost to participate
  • Competitive pricing
  • No need to tender – saving time and money
  • Legislative obligations met – LGP’s prescription status
  • Input and evaluation by councils
  • Quality panel
  • Pre-negotiated fair contract conditions – the contracts have a head agreement and individual customer contracts Retailer Gas
  • Sales Agreement (RGSA)
  • Transparency of process
  • Ongoing contract management
  • Reduced risk – probity, compliance and process
  • Rebate return to councils – further savings.

Scope

Contract categories are as follows:

  • Large Buildings & Facilities
  • Tariff V sites
  • Small Tariff sites

Please note, separate contracts may be awarded for each of the different category areas.

Services available under this arrangement include;

  • Category (energy) experts working for you
  • Data collection and purification prior to tender
  • Communication with retailers
  • Queries in regards to bill abnormalities and verification
  • Notification and review of price changes
  • General enquiries regarding gas
  • Additional services such as network reviews, budgeting, audits, ongoing bill validation, policy development are also available, however these services may attract a fee. For further information please contact Peter Flood, Category Manager Utilities.

Benefits

  • No cost to participate
  • Competitive pricing
  • Input and evaluation by councils
  • Pre-negotiated fair contract conditions
  • Transparency of process
  • Ongoing contract management
  • Reduced risk – probity, compliance and process
  • Rebate return to councils – further savings.

Contractual Information

As the calling of tenders by LGP meets all requirements of the Local Government Act 1993 and Regulations (and that LGP has achieved Prescription), NSW councils do not need to independently tender for services  purchased under this supply arrangement.

Contract number Contract name LGP Approved Contractor Contract start Contract end
GA0619 G5 BF Supply of Natural Gas for Large Building & Facilities Origin Energy 1/01/2020 31/03/2023
GA0619 G5 TV Supply of Natural Gas for Tariff V Sites Origin Energy 1/01/2020 31/12/2022
GA0619 G5 SME Supply of Natural Gas for Small Tariff Sites Origin Energy 1/07/2020 30/06/2023

Goods and Services Offered

The approved contractor (retailer) on this panel has registered to supply gas to all three categories as follows;

Supply of Natural Gas for Large Buildings & Facilities
This contract covers the supply of gas where sites are classified as large i.e. consumption generally over 10 TJ per annum.

Supply of Gas for Tariff V Sites ( with some retailers)
This contract covers the supply of gas where sites are classified as consuming between 5-10 TJ per annum

Supply of Gas for Small Tariff Sites
This contract covers the supply of gas where sites are classified as small i.e consumption per annum generally 5TJ and below

Services available under this arrangement include;

  • Energy experts working for you
  • Data collection and purification prior to tender
  • Communication with retailers
  • Queries in regards to bill abnormalities and verification
  • Notification and review of price changes
  • General enquiries regarding gas supply

For further information please contact  Peter Flood, Category Manager Utilities or  email energy@lgp.org.au.

Engaging Contractors

Tendered Rates Due to market volatility, rates vary. However, when a contract is entered into, these rates shall remain firm for the term of the contract unless statutory changes to legislation occur.
When and how do I pay? Customers will be invoiced directly by the supplier. All payments will be made to the supplier in accordance with that suppliers payment terms.
Who do I contact if I have an enquiry or complaint? LGP Business Development Manager or Category Manager.

 

 

LGP Approved Contractors

Name & ACN Status
AGLActive
Energy AustraliaActive
Origin Energy LimitedActive

Approved status on this page indicates that contractors have signed their Standing Offer Deed and are now an LGP Approved Contractor. They will appear in VendorPanel after completion of all activation requirements.

In addition to the LGP approved contractors, selected contractors have nominated Authorised Agents/Subcontractors (includes: Partners/Resellers/Dealers). These are listed under the heading Authorised Agents/Subcontractors (includes: Partners/Resellers/Dealers).

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