Mining and Oil and Gas Extraction (NAICS 21)


This sector comprises establishments primarily engaged in extracting naturally occurring minerals. These can be solids, such as coal and ores; liquids, such as crude petroleum; and gases, such as natural gas. Establishments engaged in exploration for minerals, the development of mineral properties, and mining operations are included in this sector. Establishments performing similar activities on a contract or fee basis are also included.

Sectors included (NAICS)

  • Oil and gas extraction (NAICS 211)
  • Mining and quarrying (except oil and gas) (NAICS 212)
  • Support activities for mining, and oil and gas extraction (NAICS 213)

Workforce sectoral committees