NAICS Code 424720

NAICS 424720

NAICS Code 424720 – Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers (except Bulk Stations and Terminals)

Definition 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 424720

What are some examples of this code? The bulleted items below are illustrative examples of this classification.

  • 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 Reference Guide for Code 424720

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.

  • 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 424720

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.

  • 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)
Suggested Insurance Conversion Table for NAICS Code 424720

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): 8350NAICS 424720
  • CA WC: 8350
  • DE WC: 809
  • PA WC: 809
  • MI WC: 8350
  • NJ WC: 8350
  • NY WC: 8350
  • WY WC: 424720
  • GL: 53907
  • SIC: 5172

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The suggested cross reference guide for NAICS code 424720 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 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)
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 424720: Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers (except Bulk Stations and Terminals)
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NAICS Code 424720