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Number and Capacity of Petroleum Refineries
Area: Period:
 Annual (as of January 1) 
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History
Number of Operable Refineries
             
Total Number of Operable Refineries
14 11 11 10 9 9 1982-2016
Operating
10 8 10 9 9 9 1982-2016
Idle
4 3 1 1 0 0 1982-2016
Atmospheric Crude Oil Distillation Capacity
             
Operable (Barrels per Calendar Day)
1,617,500 1,188,200 1,293,200 1,296,500 1,268,500 1,277,500 1982-2016
Operating
1,205,000 1,010,200 1,265,200 1,268,500 1,236,500 1,245,500 1982-2016
Idle
412,500 178,000 28,000 28,000 32,000 32,000 1982-2016
Operable (Barrels per Stream Day)
1,708,500 1,254,700 1,361,700 1,364,000 1,332,000 1,353,000 1982-2016
Operating
1,273,500 1,064,700 1,329,700 1,332,000 1,297,000 1,318,000 1982-2016
Idle
435,000 190,000 32,000 32,000 35,000 35,000 1982-2016
Downstream Charge Capacity (Barrels per Stream Day)
             
Vacuum Distillation
677,900 560,400 586,400 586,400 586,400 586,400 1982-2016
Thermal Cracking
103,500 81,500 81,500 81,500 81,500 81,500 1982-2016
Total Coking
103,500 81,500 81,500 81,500 81,500 81,500 1987-2016
Delayed Coking
49,000 27,000 27,000 27,000 27,000 27,000 1987-2016
Fluid Coking
54,500 54,500 54,500 54,500 54,500 54,500 1987-2016
Visbreaking
0 0 0 0 0 0 1987-2016
Other (Including Gas Oil)
0 0 0 0 0 0 1987-2016
Catalytic Cracking - Fresh Feed
709,700 515,500 568,500 498,500 498,500 498,500 1982-2016
Catalytic Cracking - Recycle Feed
7,700 5,000 5,000 5,000 5,000 5,000 1982-2016
Catalytic Hydro-Cracking
45,300 22,300 45,300 45,300 45,300 45,300 1982-2016
Distillate
0 0 0 23,000 23,000 23,000 2004-2016
Gas Oil
22,300 22,300 45,300 22,300 22,300 22,300 2004-2016
Residual
23,000 0 0 0 0 0 2004-2016
Catalytic Reforming
293,250 213,950 263,950 263,950 263,950 263,950 1982-2016
Low Pressure
159,750 111,750 161,750 161,750 161,750 161,750 1987-2016
High Pressure
133,500 102,200 102,200 102,200 102,200 102,200 1987-2016
Catalytic Hydrotreating/Desulfurization
1,349,600 956,800 1,092,500 1,023,500 1,029,500 1,029,500 1982-2016
Naphtha/Reformer Feed
433,500 299,400 344,500 344,500 344,500 344,500 1987-2016
Gasoline
259,000 166,000 166,000 162,300 162,300 162,300 2004-2016
Heavy Gas Oil
46,300 6,300 46,300 6,300 6,300 6,300 1987-2016
Distillate Fuel Oil
592,800 467,100 517,700 510,400 516,400 516,400 1987-2016
Kerosene/Jet Fuel
73,300 50,600 73,900 50,600 50,600 50,600 2004-2016
Diesel Fuel
245,300 206,000 233,300 279,300 285,300 285,300 2004-2016
Other Distillate
274,200 210,500 210,500 180,500 180,500 180,500 2004-2016
Residual Fuel Oil/Other
18,000 18,000 18,000 0 0 0 1987-2016
Residual Fuel Oil
0 0 0 0 0 0 2004-2016
Other
18,000 18,000 18,000 0 0 0 2004-2016
Fuels Solvent Deasphalting
20,000 20,000 22,000 22,000 22,000 22,000 1987-2016
Downstream Charge Capacity (Barrels per Calendar Day)
             
Catalytic Reforming
266,950 195,550 240,550 240,550 237,550 241,050 2010-2016
Total Coking
93,700 74,900 74,900 74,900 74,900 74,900 1987-2016
Catalytic Cracking - Fresh Feed
673,300 489,300 543,800 475,800 473,800 475,800 1987-2016
Catalytic Hydro-Cracking
41,500 20,000 41,500 41,500 41,500 41,500 1987-2016
- = No Data Reported;  -- = Not Applicable;  NA = Not Available;  W = Withheld to avoid disclosure of individual company data.
Notes: Idle refineries represent refineries where distillation units were completely idle but not permanently shutdown as of January 1 of the year.  See Definitions, Sources, and Notes link above for more information on this table.
Release Date: 06/22/2016
Next Release Date: 06/30/2017