Oil & Gas

Oil & Gas Staffing Solutions in Denver

The mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction sector is part of the natural resources and mining supersector.

Oil & Gas – Exploration, Drilling, Production, Land

Industries in the Oil and Gas Extraction subsector operate and/or develop oil and gas field properties. Such activities may include exploration for crude petroleum and natural gas; drilling, completing and equipping wells; operating separators, emulsion breakers, desilting equipment, and field gathering lines for crude petroleum and natural gas; and all other activities in the preparation of oil and gas up to the point of shipment from the producing property. This subsector includes the production of crude petroleum, the mining, and extraction of oil from oil shale and oil sands, and the production of natural gas, sulfur recovery from natural gas, and recovery of hydrocarbon liquids.

Mining – Ore Extraction, Quarrying & Beneficiating

Industries in the Mining (except Oil and Gas) subsector primarily engage in mining, mine site development, and beneficiating (i.e., preparing) metallic minerals and nonmetallic minerals, including coal. The term “mining” is used in the broad sense to include ore extraction, quarrying, and beneficiating (e.g., crushing, screening, washing, sizing, concentrating, and flotation), customarily done at the mine site.

Mining – Support Services

Industries in the Support Activities for Mining subsector group are establishments primarily providing support services on a contract or fee basis, required for the mining and quarrying of minerals and the extraction of oil and gas. Establishments performing exploration (except geophysical surveying and mapping) for minerals, on a contract or fee basis, are included in this subsector. Exploration includes traditional prospecting methods, such as taking core samples and making geological observations at prospective sites. The activities performed on a contract or fee basis by establishments in the Support Activities for Mining subsectors are also often performed in-house by mining operators.

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Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics

NAICS Code: 211 - Oil & Gas Extraction
212 - Mining (Except Oil & Gas)
213 - Support Activities for Mining, Drilling Oil/Gas Wells, etc.

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