NAICS 5 Digit Industry 23712

Industry 23712

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 23712 – Oil and Gas Pipeline and Related Structures Construction

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 23712: See industry description for NAICS 237120 below.

Industry Description of NAICS Code 237120: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in the construction of oil and gas lines, mains, refineries, and storage tanks. The work performed may include new work, reconstruction, rehabilitation, and repairs. Specialty trade contractors are included in this group if they are engaged in activities primarily related to oil and gas pipeline and related structures construction. All structures (including buildings) that are integral parts of oil and gas networks (e.g., storage tanks, pumping stations, and refineries) are included in this industry.

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Illustrative Examples of NAICS Industry 23712

What are some examples of this industry classification? The bulleted items below are illustrative examples of this 5-digit NAICS industry.

  • Distribution line, gas and oil, construction
  • Oil refinery construction
  • Gas main construction
  • Petrochemical plant construction
  • Gathering line, gas and oil field, construction
  • Pumping station, gas and oil transmission, construction
  • Natural gas pipeline construction
  • Storage tank, natural gas or oil, tank farm or field, construction
  • Natural gas processing plant construction

Cross-References for Industry 23712

What codes are similar to this industry that might be more applicable? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes that are similar to industry 23712. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Establishments primarily engaged in building chemical plants (except petrochemical) and similar process or batch facilities are classified in Industry NAICS 236210, Industrial Building Construction.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 23712

The North American Industry Classification System contains multiple index entries that are each descriptive of the same code. The bulleted list below shows all applicable index entries (Current and former) that are associated with industry 23712. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Compressor, metering and pumping station, gas and oil pipeline, construction
  • Construction management, oil and gas pipeline
  • Construction management, oil refinery and petrochemical complex
  • Corrosion protection, underground pipeline and oil storage tank
  • Distribution line, gas and oil, construction
  • Gas main construction
  • Gathering line, gas and oil field, construction
  • Natural gas pipeline construction
  • Natural gas processing plant construction
  • Oil and gas field distribution line construction
  • Oil pipeline construction
  • Oil refinery construction
  • Petrochemical plant construction
  • Petroleum refinery construction
  • Pipe lining (except thermal insulating) contractors
  • Pipeline construction on oil and gas field gathering lines to point of distribution on a contract basis
  • Pipeline rehabilitation contractors
  • Pipeline wrapping contractors
  • Pipeline, gas and oil, construction
  • Pumping station, gas and oil transmission, construction
  • Refinery, petroleum, construction
  • Service line, gas and oil, construction
  • Storage tank, natural gas or oil, tank farm or field, construction
Industry Breakdown for North American Industry Classification System

NAICS codes are broken down by digit. The broadest description starts with the 2 digit sector codes. The 3 digit subsector codes are more specific, then the 4 digit industry group, 5 digit industry (Where you are now), and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code. If the code on this page does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow through the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

  • Sector 23: Construction
    • Subsector 237: Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
      • Industry Group 2371: Utility System Construction
        • Industry 23712: Oil and Gas Pipeline and Related Structures Construction
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 237120: Oil and Gas Pipeline and Related Structures Construction

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