Mining and Oil and Gas Extraction

Businesses in the oil and gas industry work in exploration, drilling and equipping wells, and producing natural gas and crude oil. These businesses carry out all of the production activities up to the point of shipment to a processing facility.

Businesses in the mining industry extract minerals from the ground. This industry also includes all supporting activities such as exploration, and the development and operation of mineral sites.

More information is available about this industry in the B.C. Labour Market Outlook.

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Raw data is available at BC Data Catalogue.


Oil and gas extraction
Support activities for mining, and oil and gas extraction

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