NAICS 5 Digit Industry 42472

Industry 42472

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 42472 – Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers (except Bulk Stations and Terminals)

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 42472: See industry description for NAICS 424720 below.

Industry Description of NAICS Code 424720: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in the merchant wholesale distribution of petroleum and petroleum products (except from bulk liquid storage facilities).

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Illustrative Examples of NAICS Industry 42472

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

  • Bottled liquid petroleum gas merchant wholesalers
  • Gasoline merchant wholesalers (except bulk stations, terminals)
  • Fuel oil merchant wholesalers (except bulk stations, terminals)
  • Lubricating oil and grease merchant wholesalers (except bulk stations, terminals)

Cross-References for Industry 42472

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 42472. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Establishments primarily engaged in the merchant wholesale distribution of crude petroleum and petroleum products from bulk liquid storage facilities are classified in Industry NAICS 424710, Petroleum Bulk Stations and Terminals.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 42472

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 42472. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Crude oil merchant wholesalers (except bulk stations, terminals)
  • Fuel oil merchant wholesalers (except bulk stations, terminals)
  • Fuel oil truck jobbers
  • Fueling aircraft (except on contract basis)
  • Gasoline merchant wholesalers (except bulk stations, terminals)
  • Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) merchant wholesalers (except bulk stations, terminals)
  • Lubricating oils and greases merchant wholesalers (except bulk stations, terminals)
  • Oil, petroleum, merchant wholesalers (except bulk stations, terminals)
  • Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers (except bulk stations, terminals)
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 42: Wholesale Trade
    • Subsector 424: Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
      • Industry Group 4247: Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers
        • Industry 42472: Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers (except Bulk Stations and Terminals) (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 424720: Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers (except Bulk Stations and Terminals)

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