Upstream Sector

  • To process applications for Petroleum Exploration License (PEL) and Petroleum Mining Lease, to monitor the exploration and production operations for sustainable development of petroleum resources and to facilitate the industry in conducting their operations.
  • To monitor and reconcile the statutory payments arising out of exploration and production activities.
  • To prepare proposals for sharing of revenue earn from the production oil and gas from State with the Central Government.
  • To create, manage and update the petroleum database of the State.
  • Finalization of the procedure and facilitation to companies for the execution of lease deed.


  • To co-ordinate with other Government Agencies of the State for the proper and timely implementation of gas pipeline projects.
  • Effective Monitoring for implementation of infrastructure as well as technical aspects as per the proposal by the company.
  • To ensure safety measures to be followed by the transmission or distribution company.
  • To monitor completion of work as per the development plan (distribution or transmission) of a company.