North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Canada 2012


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211113 - Conventional oil and gas extractionCAN

This Canadian industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in the exploration for, and/or production of, petroleum or natural gas from wells in which the hydrocarbons will initially flow or can be produced using normal pumping techniques.

  • Illustrative example(s)

    • coal gasification and pyrolysis at the mine site
    • crude oil, conventional extraction
    • fractionating natural gas liquids
    • liquefied petroleum gases (LPG) from natural gas, production, mining
    • natural butane, ethane, isobutane and propane production
    • natural gas cleaning and preparation plants
    • natural gas liquids recovering and mining
    • oil and gas exploration

    All examples

  • Exclusion(s)

    • producing crude oil from surface shales or tar sands or from reservoirs in which the hydrocarbons are semisolids and conventional production methods are not possible (See 211114 Non-conventional oil extraction)
    • performing oil field services for operators, on a contract or fee basis (See 213118 Services to oil and gas extraction)
    • recovering liquefied petroleum gases incidental to petroleum refining (See 324110 Petroleum refineries)
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