The Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas is situated
in Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi and is entrusted with the responsibility
of exploration and production of oil and natural gas, their refining,
distribution and marketing, import, export, and conservation of
petroleum products and Liquified Natural Gas.
The Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, gets its authority under
item no. 53, list 1, Seventh Schedule, Article 246 of the Constitution
The item reads" Regulation and development of oil fields and mineral
oil resources, Petroleum and Petroleum products.