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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 1999:
Oil & gas extraction
United States
By detailed employment size By year By state
 
U.S. - Oil & gas extraction by Employment Size of Enterprise
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Employment size of enterprise Firms Estab-
lish-
ments
Paid
employees
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
All firms 6,345 7,556 90,012 5,377,469
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 679 679 0 29,378
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 3,803 3,814 7,350 216,267
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 904 916 5,854 213,914
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 458 498 5,959 260,708
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 312 411 11,199 643,989
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 85 236 10,601 595,216
Firms with 500 employees or more 104 1,002 49,049 3,417,997
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 6,345 7.9% 3.0% 1.6% 90,012 78.7% 66.3% 54.5%
Alabama 30 63.3% 53.3% 36.7% 791 94.7% 84.6% 64.0%
Alaska 15 86.7% 80.0% 66.7% (1000-2499) D D D
Arizona 12 16.7% 8.3% 8.3% 73 D D D
Arkansas 89 21.3% 15.7% 12.4% 549 62.5% D 41.0%
California 179 18.4% 10.6% 7.3% 3,596 84.3% 73.5% 61.9%
Colorado 327 18.0% 11.6% 7.3% 3,934 79.8% 60.8% 39.8%
Connecticut 6 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% (1-19) D D D
Delaware 6 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 29 6.9% 6.9% 6.9% (100-249) D D D
Georgia 5 40.0% 40.0% 40.0% (1-19) D D D
Hawaii 1 100.0%100.0% 100.0% (1-19) D D D
Idaho 1 100.0%100.0% 100.0% (1-19) D D D
Illinois 168 4.2% 1.2% 1.2% 717 21.9% D D
Indiana 54 5.6% 3.7% 1.9% 338 34.9% D D
Iowa 2 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% (1-19) D D D
Kansas 391 11.5% 7.4% 5.1% 2,558 56.8% 43.5% 26.7%
Kentucky 77 15.6% 6.5% 5.2% 715 D D 32.6%
Louisiana 359 22.6% 15.6% 12.0% 13,726 D D 82.1%
Maryland 5 20.0% 20.0% 20.0% (1-19) D D D
Massachusetts 6 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% (1-19) D D D
Michigan 104 21.2% 9.6% 5.8% 1,273 77.5% 55.2% 22.5%
Minnesota 11 9.1% 0.0% 0.0% (20-99) D D D
Mississippi 102 18.6% 13.7% 8.8% 540 49.3% 42.0% 10.7%
Missouri 14 21.4% 7.1% 7.1% (20-99) D D D
Montana 66 19.7% 12.1% 7.6% 560 72.7% D 55.2%
Nebraska 20 10.0% 5.0% 0.0% (20-99) D D D
Nevada 16 12.5% 0.0% 0.0% (100-249) D D D
New Hampshire 1 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% (1-19) D D D
New Jersey 8 25.0% 25.0% 25.0% (20-99) D D D
New Mexico 174 33.3% 22.4% 17.2% 2,417 84.7% 70.5% 57.8%
New York 44 11.4% 9.1% 4.5% 286 51.7% D D
North Carolina 5 20.0% 0.0% 0.0% (20-99) D D D
North Dakota 32 37.5% 25.0% 21.9% (1000-2499) D D D
Ohio 218 8.3% 3.7% 1.4% 1,608 55.0% D D
Oklahoma 979 10.6% 5.9% 4.0% 9,924 72.0% 57.3% 41.2%
Oregon 4 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% (1-19) D D D
Pennsylvania 137 15.3% 9.5% 7.3% 1,284 63.1% 41.5% 26.2%
South Carolina 3 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% (1-19) D D D
South Dakota 4 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% (1-19) D D D
Tennessee 14 28.6% 14.3% 7.1% 103 D D D
Texas 2,693 9.8% 4.5% 2.7% 35,762 78.5% 64.7% 52.5%
Utah 51 45.1% 35.3% 29.4% 786 89.2% D 69.3%
Virginia 26 34.6% 30.8% 23.1% 285 D D 60.4%
Washington 10 30.0% 30.0% 20.0% 206 D D D
West Virginia 196 7.1% 5.6% 4.1% 1,454 D D 44.0%
Wisconsin 3 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% (1-19) D D D
Wyoming 145 33.8% 24.1% 16.6% 2,396 D D 72.7%
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

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Source: Statistics of U.S. Businesses

Last modified: July 13 2011   Questions?