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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

ISIC Rev.4 code 0610


  • Section: B - Mining and quarrying
  • Division: 06 - Extraction of crude petroleum and natural gas
  • Group: 061 - Extraction of crude petroleum
  • Class: 0610 - Extraction of crude petroleum

Explanatory note

This class includes:
- extraction of crude petroleum oils

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:
- support activities for oil and gas extraction, see 0910
- oil and gas exploration, see 0910
- manufacture of refined petroleum products, see 1920
- recovery of liquefied petroleum gases in the refining of petroleum, see 1920
- operation of pipelines, see 4930

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