NAICS Code 324110

NAICS 324110

NAICS Code 324110 – Petroleum Refineries

Definition of NAICS Code 324110: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in refining crude petroleum into refined petroleum. Petroleum refining involves one or more of the following activities:

  1. Fractionation;
  2. Straight distillation of crude oil; and
  3. Cracking.
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Cross Reference Guide for Code 324110

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.

  • Manufacturing asphalt paving, roofing, and saturated materials from refined petroleum–are classified in Industry 32412, Asphalt Paving, Roofing, and Saturated Materials Manufacturing;
  • Manufacturing paper mats and felts and saturating them with asphalt or tar into rolls and sheets–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 322121, Paper (except Newsprint) Mills;
  • Blending or compounding refined petroleum to make lubricating oils and greases and/or re-refining used petroleum lubricating oils–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 324191, Petroleum Lubricating Oil and Grease Manufacturing;
  • Manufacturing synthetic lubricating oils and greases–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 325998, All Other Miscellaneous Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing;
  • Recovering natural gasoline and/or liquid hydrocarbons from oil and gas field gases–are classified in Industry 21111, Oil and Gas Extraction;
  • Manufacturing acyclic and cyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (i.e., petrochemicals) from refined petroleum or liquid hydrocarbons–are classified in Industry NAICS 325110, Petrochemical Manufacturing;
  • Manufacturing cyclic and acyclic chemicals (except petrochemicals)–are classified in Industry 32519, Other Basic Organic Chemical Manufacturing;
  • Manufacturing coke oven products in steel mills–are classified in Industry NAICS 331110, Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing; and
  • Manufacturing coke oven products in coke oven establishments–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 324199, All Other Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 324110

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.

  • Acid oils made in petroleum refineries
  • Aliphatic chemicals (i.e., acyclic) made in petroleum refineries
  • Alkylates made in petroleum refineries
  • Asphalt and asphaltic materials made in petroleum refineries
  • Asphalt paving mixtures made in petroleum refineries
  • Aviation fuels manufacturing
  • Benzene made in petroleum refineries
  • Butylene (i.e., butene) made in petroleum refineries
  • Coke, petroleum, made in petroleum refineries
  • Crude oil refining
  • Crude petroleum refineries
  • Cumene made in petroleum refineries
  • Cyclic aromatic hydrocarbons made in petroleum refineries
  • Diesel fuels made in petroleum refineries
  • Ethylene made in petroleum refineries
  • Fuel oils manufacturing
  • Fuels, jet, manufacturing
  • Gasoline made in petroleum refineries
  • Heating oils made in petroleum refineries
  • Hydraulic fluids made in petroleum refineries
  • Jet fuels manufacturing
  • Kerosene manufacturing
  • Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) made in refineries
  • Lubricating oils and greases made in petroleum refineries
  • Naphtha made in petroleum refineries
  • Naphthenic acids made in petroleum refineries
  • Oil (i.e., petroleum) refineries
  • Oil additives made in petroleum refineries
  • Oils, fuel, manufacturing
  • Paraffin waxes made in petroleum refineries
  • Petrochemical feedstocks made in petroleum refineries
  • Petrochemicals made in petroleum refineries
  • Petroleum coke made in petroleum refineries
  • Petroleum cracking and reforming
  • Petroleum distillation
  • Petroleum jelly made in petroleum refineries
  • Petroleum lubricating oils made in petroleum refineries
  • Petroleum refineries
  • Propane gases made in petroleum refineries
  • Propylene (i.e., propene) made in petroleum refineries
  • Refineries, petroleum
  • Refinery gases made in petroleum refineries
  • Road oils made in petroleum refineries
  • Solvents made in petroleum refineries
  • Still gases made in petroleum refineries
  • Styrene made in petroleum refineries
  • Tar made in petroleum refineries
  • Toluene made in petroleum refineries
  • Waxes, petroleum, made in petroleum refineries
  • Xylene made in petroleum refineries

Suggested Insurance Conversion Table for NAICS Code 324110

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): 4740NAICS 324110
  • CA WC: 4740
  • DE WC: 581
  • PA WC: 581
  • MI WC: 4712
  • NJ WC: 4740
  • NY WC: 1463
  • WY WC: 324110
  • GL: 15733
  • SIC: 2911

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The suggested cross reference guide for NAICS code 324110 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.

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