The subject of oil and gas has been partially devolved to Provinces after 18th Constitutional Amendment.In pursuance of amendments made in Sindh Government Rules of Business vide S,GA&CD Notification No. SORI(SGA&CD)2-4/2001 dated 13th November, 2013, an Oil and Gas Directorate was established in Energy Department to cope up with the growing requirements i.e. development of policy, regulatory framework and devising procedure to resolve technical matters related to Oil and Gas Sector. The Directorate is responsible to facilitate exploration and production companies in petroleum exploration in the province.
Sindh Energy Holding Company Limited (SEHCL)
Government of Sindh has recently established Sindh Energy Holding Company Ltd (SEHCL), under Companies Ordinance 1984,to acquire 2.5% working interests in six exploration blocks in Sindh under Petroleum Policy 2012. SEHCL has acquired 2.5% working interests in Armala, Ranipur, Zorgarh and Malir, Shahbandar, Khipro East, Hub blocks operated by OGDCL & PPL respectively.
Sindh Petroleum Limited (SPL)
Government of Sindh has established Sindh Petroleum Limited (SPL) under Companies Ordinance 1984 to actively participate in oil & gas exploration and unconventional exploration of Coal Bed Methane (CBM) in the province.