Mining & Oil Production

This industry segment includes organizations that produce oil and gas extraction, crude petroleum, natural gas and natural gas liquid extraction and other related industrial inorganic chemical production related to the mining and extraction. Mining includes surface and underground mining of bituminous and lignite coals, anthracite, metal ores such as iron, gold, copper, nickel, lead, and zinc and other ferroalloy ores and the mining of uranium, radium, vanadium. Nonmetallic mineral mining includes stone mining and quarrying, dimension stone, crushed and broken limestone, sandstone and granite, and also sand, gravel, kaolin and ball clay, and ceramic production (grinding, washing, separating, etc. of minerals). Other forms nonmetallic mining includes the production of potash, soda, borate and phosphate rock, in addition to development chemicals and fertilizers. Support services in this category include drilling oil and gas wells, oil and gas field exploration, and all types of other mining services.

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