Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) is a public sector petroleum company in India. It is a company contributing 77% of India's crude oil and 81 % natural gas production. It is the highest profit-making corporation in India. In order to meet the increasing demand of petroleum product, ONGC has proposed to drill one exploratory well in the Kangra-Mandi block near village Tihari under Khundia Tehsil, Dist. Kangra (Himachal Madhya Pradesh) for exploration of hydrocarbon under PEL policy.