SIC Division 06: Extraction of crude petroleum and natural gas

Classification of the economic activity: Extraction of crude petroleum and natural gas

SIC Division 06

Hierarchy of Division 06

  • Section BMining and quarrying
  • Division 06Extraction of crude petroleum and natural gas

Groups inside Division 06

List of terms related whith SIC Code 06

What activities does the Division 06 contain?

This division includes the production of crude petroleum, the mining and extraction of oil from oil shale and oil sands and the production of natural gas and recovery of hydrocarbon liquids.

This includes the overall activities of operating and/or developing oil and gas field properties, including such activities as 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 division excludes support activities for petroleum and gas extraction, such as oil and gas field services, performed on a fee or contract basis, oil and gas well exploration and test drilling and boring activities (see class 0910).

This division also excludes the refining of petroleum products (see class 1920) and geophysical, geologic and seismic surveying activities (see class 7110).