North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Canada 2012

211 - Oil and gas extraction

This subsector comprises establishments primarily engaged in operating oil and gas field properties. Such activities may include exploration for crude petroleum and natural gas; drilling, completing and equipping wells; operating separators, emulsion breakers, desilting equipment and field gathering lines for crude petroleum; and all other activities in the preparation of oil and gas up to the point of shipment from the producing property. This subsector includes the production of oil, the mining and extraction of oil from oil shale and oil sands, and the production of gas and hydrocarbon liquids, through gasification, liquefaction and pyrolysis of coal at the mine site.

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Canada 2012 - Classification structure
Code Industry group
2111Oil and gas extraction Oil and gas extraction
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