North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 1997

211114 - Non-Conventional Oil Extraction

This Canadian industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in 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.

  • Exclusion(s):

    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 (See 211113 Conventional Oil and Gas 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)
  • Example Activities:

    • Bituminous sand and oil shale digging
    • Heavy crude oil extracting
    • Heavy oil in place, solution gas drive recovering
    • Heavy oil, thermal in situ recovering
    • Oil sand mining
    • Petroleum, from shale or sand, production
    • Sand, oil, mining
    • Shale, oil, mining
    • Tar sand mining for oil extraction
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