Mining and extraction is the study of assessing, planning, developing, and directing the extraction of minerals, oil and gas from the earth.
Programmes and qualifications with the following main content are classified here:
Mining of minerals
Oil and gas drilling
Oil and gas extraction
Raw material extraction
Study of metallurgical engineering is excluded from this detailed field and included in 0715 ‘Mechanics and metal trades’
Study of geology is excluded from this detailed field and included in detailed field 0532 ‘Earth sciences’.