NAICS Code 213111

NAICS 213111

NAICS Code 213111 – Drilling Oil and Gas Wells

Definition of NAICS Code 213111: This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in drilling oil and gas wells for others on a contract or fee basis. This industry includes contractors that specialize in spudding in, drilling in, redrilling, and directional drilling.

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Cross Reference Guide for Code 213111

What codes are similar to this classification that might be a more applicable code? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes for other similar industries. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Performing exploration (except geophysical surveying and mapping) services for oil and gas on a contract or fee basis–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 213112, Support Activities for Oil and Gas Operations; and
  • Performing geophysical surveying and mapping services for oil and gas on a contract or fee basis–are classified in Industry NAICS 541360, Geophysical Surveying and Mapping Services.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 213111

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

  • Directional drilling of oil and gas wells on a contract basis
  • Drilling directional oil and gas field wells on a contract basis
  • Drilling for gas on a contract basis
  • Drilling for oil on a contract basis
  • Drilling gas and oil field wells on a contract basis
  • Drilling oil and gas field service wells on a contract basis
  • Drilling water intake wells, oil and gas field on a contract basis
  • Gas well drilling on a contract basis
  • Oil and gas well drilling services (redrilling, spudding, tailing) on a contract basis
  • Oil well drilling on a contract basis
  • Reconditioning oil and gas field wells on a contract basis
  • Reworking oil and gas wells on a contract basis
  • Service well drilling on a contract basis
  • Spudding in oil and gas wells on a contract basis
  • Tailing in oil and gas field wells on a contract basis
  • Water intake well drilling, oil and gas field on a contract basis
  • Well drilling (i.e., oil, gas, water intake wells) on a contract basis
  • Workover of oil and gas wells on a contract basis

Insurance Conversion Table for NAICS Code 213111

Looking for an insurance classification other than the North American Industry Classification System? If a company falls within the industry defined on this page, then the class codes mentioned below may be applicable. Please note that the bulleted cross-reference guide below is not authoritative. Users should have an insurance professional review to ensure proper insurance classification.

  • NCCI WC (Varies by state): 6235NAICS 213111
  • CA WC: 6235
  • DE WC: 607
  • PA WC: 606, 607
  • MI WC: 6235
  • NJ WC: 6235
  • NY WC: 5508, 6235
  • WY WC: 213111
  • GL: 98157, 98158, 98162
  • SIC: 1381

Resources: Praxiom, AceGroupTDICalifornia Division of Workers Compensation, Delaware Workers Compensation Manual, Pennsylvania Workers Compensation Manual, Michigan Workers’ Compensation Placement Facility: Classification Definitions, New Jersey Workers Compensation and Employers Liability Insurance Manual, New York Workers Compensation and Employers Liability, North American Industry Classification System, Florida Underwriting Guide: Commercial General Liability Classifications,  Standard Industrial Classifications.

The suggested cross reference guide for NAICS code 213111 is based on our research using the resources cited above.

Correlating Code 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, and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code (Where you are now). 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 21: Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
  • Subsector 213: Support Activities for Mining
  • Industry Group 2131: Support Activities for Mining
  • Industry 21311: Support Activities for Mining
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS  213111: Drilling Oil and Gas Wells
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 213112: Support Activities for Oil and Gas Operations
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 213113: Support Activities for Coal Mining
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 213114: Support Activities for Metal Mining
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 213115: Support Activities for Nonmetallic Minerals (except Fuels) Mining
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