Oracle Coalfields PLC is a United-Kingdom based Company with coal projects in Pakistan. It is engaged in the exploration and development of lignite coal resources in Block VI in the Thar desert in the Sindh province in Pakistan through a commercial open cast mine supplying projected mine-mouth power stations. The Thar Coalfield is located 380 kilometers from Karachi, and covers a total area of 9,100 square kilometers, with a total lignite coal resource in excess of 175 billion tons. The Company's Pakistan subsidiary, Sindh Carbon Energy Limited, has been granted the 66.1 square kilometer Block VI license of the Thar Coalfield by the Mines and Mineral Development Department, Government of Sindh. The area covered by the Exploration License is in the Indus East coalfield, situated to the east of the River Indus, 140 kilometers east-northeast of Karachi and 66 kilometers south of Hyderabad in Sindh Province, southern Pakistan.