NAICS Code 213111 - Drilling Oil and Gas Wells

Industry Sector

Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction

Total Companies

6,238

Est. Employment

53,837

Description

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.

Snapshot

NAICS Code 213111 - Drilling Oil and Gas Wells is a final level code of the “Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction” Sector. There are 6,238 companies classified in this industry in the USA with an estimated employment of 53,837 people.

Industry Examples

Common types of examples within NAICS Code 213111 - Drilling Oil and Gas Wells are:

  • 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

Cross-References

For some business types, there may be a similar industry to NAICS Code 213111 - Drilling Oil and Gas Wells that is a better classification match. Establishments primarily engaged in: