2012 Edition

national industry 221210

Natural Gas Distribution


This industry comprises: (1) establishments primarily engaged in operating gas distribution systems (e.g., mains, meters); (2) establishments known as gas marketers that buy gas from the well and sell it to a distribution system; establishments known as gas brokers or agents that arrange the sale of gas over gas distribution systems operated by others; and (4) establishments primarily engaged in transmitting and distributing gas to final consumers.

The immediate parent of national industry 221210 is international industry 22121: Natural Gas Distribution

2012 NAICS Edition Cross References

  • Establishments primarily engaged in:
  • Pipeline transportation of natural gas from process plants to local distribution systems:are classified in Industry 486210, Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas; and
  • Retailing liquefied petroleum (LP) gas via direct selling:are classified in Industry 454310, Fuel Dealers.


The NAICS editions in which this code was present are indicated below. In the event that a code was changed from the prior edition the equivalent value in that edition is provided for reference.

Edition Value
2002 221210 -
2007 221210 -
2012 221210 -
2017 221210 -

Insurance Industry Mappings

The US Property and Casualty Insurance Industry may use the following classification descriptions which might encompass national industry 221210, Natural Gas Distribution:

  1. combination utility not otherwise classified
  2. electric and other service combined
  3. gas and other service combined
  4. gas company
  5. gas company local natural gas dist
  6. gas company local natural gas distribution
  7. gas company natural gas local distribution
  8. gas company natural gas local distribution not otherwise classified
  9. gas company not otherwise classified
  10. gas pipeline operation refined petroleum product
  11. gas work
  12. mixed manufactured or liquefied petroleum gas production and or
  13. natural gas distribution
  14. natural gas transmission and distribution
  15. pipeline operation gas
  16. utility


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