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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 1998:
Oil & gas extraction
United States
By detailed employment size By year By state
 
U.S. - Oil & gas extraction by Employment Size of Enterprise
Introductory text includes scope and methodology. Table includes only establishments with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table.
Employment size of enterprise Firms Estab-
lish-
ments
Paid
employees
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
All firms 6,723 7,927 97,039 5,316,305
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 653 654 0 34,134
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 4,000 4,011 7,719 217,468
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 1,025 1,039 6,693 223,948
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 496 528 6,526 264,953
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 365 482 12,773 651,692
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 83 234 11,504 676,301
Firms with 500 employees or more 101 979 51,824 3,247,809
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

 

 

U.S. - Oil and gas extraction - by Year
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data
Year Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
link to 2008 detail 2008 6,641 8.9% 3.0% 1.4% 107,100 80.6% 67.5% 52.9%
link to 2007 detail 2007 6,528 10.6% 3.5% 1.6% 141,809 84.8% 72.9% 59.5%
link to 2006 detail 2006 6,606 8.2% 2.7% 1.4% 92,683 77.7% 63.3% 50.6%
link to 2005 detail 2005 6,317 8.2% 2.8% 1.4% 85,562 77.3% 62.8% 49.0%
link to 2004 detail 2004 6,288 8.3% 2.8% 1.5% 82,879 77.1% 62.9% 49.2%
link to 2003 detail 2003 6,273 8.3% 2.9% 1.4% 83,447 77.6% 63.8% 48.3%
link to 2002 detail 2002 6,317 8.5% 2.9% 1.5% 88,280 78.1% 64.4% 51.2%
link to 2001 detail 2001 6,435 8.3% 2.8% 1.4% 87,980 77.5% 63.4% 51.7%
link to 2000 detail 2000 6,472 8.0% 2.7% 1.5% 83,012 76.9% 62.1% 50.1%
link to 1999 detail 1999 6,345 7.9% 3.0% 1.6% 90,012 78.7% 66.3% 54.5%
link to 1998 detail 1998 6,723 8.2% 2.7% 1.5% 97,039 78.4% 65.3% 53.4%

 

 

Oil & gas extraction by State
Introductory text includes scope and methodology. Table includes only establishments with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table.
State Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
United States 6,723 8.2% 2.7% 1.5% 97,039 78.4% 65.3% 53.4%
Alabama 32 65.6% 50.0% 34.4% 804 D D 60.1%
Alaska 14 85.7% 78.6% 64.3% 2,462 D D 97.9%
Arizona 15 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 66 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Arkansas 97 22.7% 16.5% 12.4% (500-999) D D D
California 199 20.1% 10.6% 7.5% 4,820 86.8% 75.9% 58.8%
Colorado 327 15.6% 9.2% 6.7% 4,199 80.3% 60.2% 45.7%
Connecticut 7 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% (1-19) D D D
Delaware 4 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% (1-19) D D D
District of Columbia 1 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% (1-19) D D D
Florida 34 11.8% 8.8% 5.9% 166 D D D
Georgia 4 25.0% 25.0% 25.0% (1-19) D D D
Illinois 196 7.7% 1.0% 1.0% 972 D D D
Indiana 58 3.4% 1.7% 1.7% 271 D D D
Iowa 3 33.3% 33.3% 33.3% (1-19) D D D
Kansas 417 12.0% 7.0% 4.8% 2,936 55.9% 37.7% 20.2%
Kentucky 83 16.9% 6.0% 6.0% 640 59.1% 18.4% 18.4%
Louisiana 373 23.9% 15.5% 11.5% 15,361 D D 81.2%
Maryland 5 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% (1-19) D D D
Massachusetts 4 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% (1-19) D D D
Michigan 105 17.1% 7.6% 5.7% 1,070 D D 28.1%
Minnesota 12 16.7% 8.3% 8.3% (20-99) D D D
Mississippi 107 18.7% 14.0% 7.5% 597 D D 10.1%
Missouri 17 23.5% 11.8% 11.8% (20-99) D D D
Montana 73 20.5% 11.0% 8.2% 739 D D 59.8%
Nebraska 24 16.7% 8.3% 4.2% 80 D D D
Nevada 18 11.1% 5.6% 5.6% 145 D D D
New Hampshire 1 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% (1-19) D D D
New Jersey 5 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% (1-19) D D D
New Mexico 177 36.7% 23.2% 16.9% 2,633 D D 55.1%
New York 52 13.5% 9.6% 7.7% 267 46.1% D D
North Carolina 6 16.7% 0.0% 0.0% 38 D 0.0% 0.0%
North Dakota 32 50.0% 28.1% 25.0% 1,049 D D 88.6%
Ohio 229 8.3% 3.5% 0.9% 1,838 56.2% D D
Oklahoma 1,034 10.6% 5.5% 3.4% 11,441 73.8% 58.9% 43.1%
Oregon 3 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% (1-19) D D D
Pennsylvania 144 14.6% 8.3% 6.3% 1,292 59.1% 38.0% 23.1%
South Carolina 3 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% (1-19) D D D
South Dakota 3 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% (1-19) D D D
Tennessee 17 23.5% 5.9% 5.9% 111 D D D
Texas 2,866 9.9% 4.3% 2.4% 36,731 76.9% 62.9% 49.8%
Utah 53 41.5% 32.1% 28.3% 1,098 D D 68.5%
Vermont 1 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% (1-19) D D D
Virginia 25 28.0% 24.0% 20.0% 446 D D 78.5%
Washington 6 33.3% 33.3% 16.7% (20-99) D D D
West Virginia 204 7.4% 3.9% 3.4% 1,589 D D 46.4%
Wisconsin 2 50.0% 0.0% 0.0% (1-19) D D D
Wyoming 137 35.8% 25.5% 16.8% 2,296 D 78.3% 69.3%
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

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Source: Statistics of U.S. Businesses

Last modified: July 13 2011   Questions?