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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

ISIC Rev.3.1 code 1110


  • Section: C - Mining and quarrying
  • Division: 11 - Extraction of crude petroleum and natural gas; service activities incidental to oil and gas extraction, excluding surveying
  • Group: 111 - Extraction of crude petroleum and natural gas
  • Class: 1110 - Extraction of crude petroleum and natural gas

Explanatory note

This class includes:
- extraction of crude petroleum oils
- production of crude gaseous hydrocarbon (natural gas)
- extraction of condensates
- draining and separation of liquid hydrocarbon fractions
- liquefaction and regasification of natural gas for transportation, at the mine site
- gas desulphurization
- mining operations: drilling, completing and equipping wells (except on a fee or contract basis)

This class also includes:
- extraction of bituminous or oil shale and tar sand
- production of crude petroleum from bituminous shale and sand
- processes to obtain crude oils: decantation, desalting, dehydration, stabilization etc.

This class excludes:
- service activities incidental to oil and gas extraction, see 1120
- manufacture of refined petroleum products, see 2320
- recovery of liquefied petroleum gases in the refining of petroleum, see 2320
- manufacture of industrial gases, see 2411
- operation of pipelines, see 6030
- oil and gas exploration, see 7421

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