Being pioneer of the natural gas industry in the country PPL has been a frontline player in the energy sector since the mid-1950s becoming a sure shot on any list of top oil and petroleum companies in Pakistan. It is the major supplier of natural gas, besides producing crude oil, Natural Gas Liquid and Liquefied Petroleum Gas.

Pakistan Petroleum Limited has received numerous awards in recognition of its contribution on various fronts most recent includes; Best Corporate Report Award — 2007- 2014, Corporate Philanthropy Award — 2004-2014, Occupational Safety, Health and Environment Best Practices Awards — 2012 and 2014 and Living the United Nations Global Compact Business Excellence Award —2014.