SIC Industry Description

Industry: 1311—Crude Petroleum and Natural Gas
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; operation of 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 industry includes the production of oil through the mining and extraction of oil from oil shale and oil sands and the production of gas and hydrocarbon liquids through gasification, liquid faction, and pyrolysis of coal at the mine site. Also included are establishments which have complete responsibility for operating oil and gas wells for others on a contract or fee basis. Establishments primarily engaged in performing oil field services for operators on a contract or fee basis are classified in Industry Group 138.

Coal gasification at the mine siteKerogen processing
Coal liquefaction at the mine siteNatural gas production
Coal pyrolysis at the mine siteOil sand mining
Crude oil productionOil shale mining
Crude petroleum productionTar sands mining
Codes TitlesTotal Marketable US Businesses
1311Crude Petroleum and Natural Gas5,031
131100Crude petroleum and natural gas1,158
13110000Crude petroleum and natural gas1,158
131101Crude petroleum and natural gas production3,780
13110100Crude petroleum and natural gas production282
13110101Crude petroleum production3,102
13110102Natural gas production396
131102Gas and hydrocarbon liquefaction from coal38
13110200Gas and hydrocarbon liquefaction from coal24
13110201Coal gasification11
13110202Coal liquefaction2
13110203Coal pyrolysis1
131103Sand and shale oil mining55
13110300Sand and shale oil mining14
13110301Oil sand mining28
13110302Oil shale mining12
13110303Tar sands mining1