486210 Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in the pipeline transportation of natural gas from processing plants to local distribution systems. This industry includes the storage of natural gas because the storage is usually done by the pipeline establishment and because a pipeline is inherently a network in which all the nodes are interdependent.

Cross-References. Establishments primarily engaged in--
  • Operating oil and gas field gathering lines--are classified in Sector 21, Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction; and
  • Providing natural gas to the end consumer--are classified in Industry 221210, Natural Gas Distribution.
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Entries
486210 486210 486210  Booster pumping station, natural gas transportation
486210 486210 486210  Gas, natural, pipeline operation
486210 486210 486210  Natural gas pipeline transportation
486210 486210 486210  Natural gas transmission (i.e., processing plants to local distribution systems)
486210 486210 486210  Pipeline transportation, natural gas
486210 486210 486210  Storage of natural gas
486210 486210 486210  Transmission of natural gas via pipeline (i.e., processing plants to local distribution systems)