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Number and Capacity of Petroleum Refineries
Area: Period:
 Annual (as of January 1) 
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Number of Operable Refineries
             
Total Number of Operable Refineries
34 32 32 32 31 31 1982-2016
Operating
32 30 30 31 30 30 1982-2016
Idle
2 2 2 1 1 1 1982-2016
Atmospheric Crude Oil Distillation Capacity
             
Operable (Barrels per Calendar Day)
3,127,551 3,120,963 3,029,358 3,033,606 2,933,371 2,924,041 1982-2016
Operating
2,948,105 2,937,465 2,651,107 2,901,176 2,848,871 2,839,541 1982-2016
Idle
179,446 183,498 378,251 132,430 84,500 84,500 1982-2016
Operable (Barrels per Stream Day)
3,290,600 3,306,000 3,210,000 3,210,000 3,092,000 3,096,000 1982-2016
Operating
3,104,600 3,113,500 2,810,800 3,068,000 3,002,000 3,006,000 1982-2016
Idle
186,000 192,500 399,200 142,000 90,000 90,000 1982-2016
Downstream Charge Capacity (Barrels per Stream Day)
             
Vacuum Distillation
1,645,256 1,622,156 1,626,006 1,630,706 1,626,206 1,626,206 1982-2016
Thermal Cracking
601,200 602,000 595,500 595,000 596,900 598,600 1982-2016
Total Coking
585,200 586,000 579,500 579,000 580,900 582,600 1987-2016
Delayed Coking
533,200 534,000 527,500 527,000 528,900 530,600 1987-2016
Fluid Coking
52,000 52,000 52,000 52,000 52,000 52,000 1987-2016
Visbreaking
16,000 16,000 16,000 16,000 16,000 16,000 1987-2016
Other (Including Gas Oil)
0 0 0 0 0 0 1987-2016
Catalytic Cracking - Fresh Feed
884,000 884,300 886,900 886,700 886,700 886,700 1982-2016
Catalytic Cracking - Recycle Feed
16,400 16,400 16,400 16,400 16,400 16,400 1982-2016
Catalytic Hydro-Cracking
572,400 582,500 584,500 584,600 585,900 585,900 1982-2016
Distillate
187,700 193,500 193,400 193,500 193,800 193,800 2004-2016
Gas Oil
384,700 389,000 391,100 391,100 392,100 392,100 2004-2016
Residual
0 0 0 0 0 0 2004-2016
Catalytic Reforming
605,600 606,200 608,200 596,600 597,600 588,100 1982-2016
Low Pressure
349,400 349,400 351,400 351,400 352,400 342,900 1987-2016
High Pressure
256,200 256,800 256,800 245,200 245,200 245,200 1987-2016
Catalytic Hydrotreating/Desulfurization
2,510,400 2,562,800 2,572,200 2,597,300 2,667,200 2,675,200 1982-2016
Naphtha/Reformer Feed
638,100 643,900 644,200 644,200 645,200 645,200 1987-2016
Gasoline
293,300 316,500 318,600 318,300 360,800 360,800 2004-2016
Heavy Gas Oil
687,200 711,200 711,200 714,200 722,000 723,000 1987-2016
Distillate Fuel Oil
832,600 832,000 839,000 861,400 865,500 872,500 1987-2016
Kerosene/Jet Fuel
227,100 227,100 227,100 230,100 232,100 237,100 2004-2016
Diesel Fuel
485,500 484,400 491,400 510,800 511,300 513,300 2004-2016
Other Distillate
120,000 120,500 120,500 120,500 122,100 122,100 2004-2016
Residual Fuel Oil/Other
59,200 59,200 59,200 59,200 73,700 73,700 1987-2016
Residual Fuel Oil
0 0 0 0 0 0 2004-2016
Other
59,200 59,200 59,200 59,200 73,700 73,700 2004-2016
Fuels Solvent Deasphalting
96,000 90,300 80,300 80,300 80,300 80,300 1987-2016
Downstream Charge Capacity (Barrels per Calendar Day)
             
Catalytic Reforming
517,106 527,756 529,406 523,660 520,429 512,139 2010-2016
Total Coking
530,400 537,900 529,700 529,500 519,260 513,870 1987-2016
Catalytic Cracking - Fresh Feed
824,300 827,800 824,200 820,700 821,020 821,810 1987-2016
Catalytic Hydro-Cracking
522,760 530,156 532,910 535,500 538,380 542,170 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