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Oil and Gas Extraction

NAICS 211

Industry Definition

Establishments primarily engaged in operating and/or developing oil and gas field properties. This includes exploration for crude petroleum and natural gas and all other activities in the preparation of oil and gas up to the point of shipment from the producing property.

Other Resources for this Industry

  • View other information using the Industry Statistics Sampler
  • Learn more about this industry on the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)
  • Preview a sample 2012 Economic Census form [pdf] for this industry

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Economic Planning and Coordination Division | 1-877-790-1876 | Last Revised: April 25, 2013