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Number and Capacity of Petroleum Refineries
Area: Period:
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Number of Operable Refineries
             
Total Number of Operable Refineries
19 19 19 19 19 19 1982-2015
Operating
17 18 18 19 19 19 1982-2015
Idle
2 1 1 0 0 0 1982-2015
Atmospheric Crude Oil Distillation Capacity
             
Operable (Barrels per Calendar Day)
3,171,923 3,219,520 3,246,020 3,273,020 3,274,520 3,323,120 1982-2015
Operating
3,017,923 3,164,520 3,191,020 3,273,020 3,274,520 3,323,120 1982-2015
Idle
154,000 55,000 55,000 0 0 0 1982-2015
Operable (Barrels per Stream Day)
3,314,855 3,388,355 3,403,855 3,423,855 3,426,855 3,483,855 1982-2015
Operating
3,155,855 3,332,355 3,347,855 3,423,855 3,426,855 3,483,855 1982-2015
Idle
159,000 56,000 56,000 0 0 0 1982-2015
Downstream Charge Capacity (Barrels per Stream Day)
             
Vacuum Distillation
1,654,900 1,648,500 1,687,400 1,703,100 1,703,100 1,718,400 1982-2015
Thermal Cracking
548,500 545,300 553,300 558,600 563,100 566,100 1982-2015
Total Coking
537,900 534,700 542,700 548,000 552,500 555,500 1987-2015
Delayed Coking
537,900 534,700 542,700 548,000 552,500 555,500 1987-2015
Fluid Coking
0 0 0 0 0 0 2006-2015
Visbreaking
0 0 0 0 0 0 1987-2015
Other (Including Gas Oil)
10,600 10,600 10,600 10,600 10,600 10,600 1987-2015
Catalytic Cracking - Fresh Feed
1,154,200 1,162,200 1,164,400 1,165,900 1,165,900 1,130,900 1982-2015
Catalytic Cracking - Recycle Feed
13,500 13,500 5,500 5,500 5,500 5,500 1982-2015
Catalytic Hydro-Cracking
320,200 322,500 334,800 342,000 444,500 474,300 1982-2015
Distillate
47,200 27,000 27,000 27,000 55,000 55,000 2006-2015
Gas Oil
221,000 243,500 255,800 263,000 337,500 367,300 2004-2015
Residual
52,000 52,000 52,000 52,000 52,000 52,000 2004-2015
Catalytic Reforming
613,300 581,600 585,500 589,000 600,640 604,990 1982-2015
Low Pressure
433,500 432,000 435,900 439,400 451,000 451,500 1987-2015
High Pressure
179,800 149,600 149,600 149,600 149,640 153,490 1987-2015
Catalytic Hydrotreating/Desulfurization
2,711,750 2,800,600 2,878,500 2,852,300 2,931,900 2,950,540 1982-2015
Naphtha/Reformer Feed
680,050 672,000 684,500 685,200 696,700 699,740 1987-2015
Gasoline
609,400 620,400 633,500 701,500 729,900 755,900 2004-2015
Heavy Gas Oil
292,900 292,900 318,900 319,700 319,400 304,900 1987-2015
Distillate Fuel Oil
992,400 1,078,300 1,104,600 1,132,200 1,149,200 1,153,300 1987-2015
Kerosene/Jet Fuel
199,600 215,900 220,500 227,500 237,000 237,000 2004-2015
Diesel Fuel
678,600 748,000 826,100 860,700 868,200 872,300 2004-2015
Other Distillate
114,200 114,400 58,000 44,000 44,000 44,000 2004-2015
Residual Fuel Oil/Other
137,000 137,000 137,000 13,700 36,700 36,700 1987-2015
Residual Fuel Oil
12,500 12,500 12,500 12,500 12,500 12,500 2004-2015
Other
124,500 124,500 124,500 1,200 24,200 24,200 2004-2015
Fuels Solvent Deasphalting
63,000 63,500 67,500 68,500 70,500 70,500 1987-2015
Downstream Charge Capacity (Barrels per Calendar Day)
             
Catalytic Reforming
565,300 539,056 525,744 524,788 535,446 544,867 2010-2015
Total Coking
486,800 491,300 498,900 508,030 507,700 513,300 1987-2015
Catalytic Cracking - Fresh Feed
1,089,200 1,095,324 1,106,379 1,092,059 1,084,613 1,054,752 1987-2015
Catalytic Hydro-Cracking
295,200 302,495 304,998 302,927 404,219 434,081 1987-2015
- = 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: 6/19/2015
Next Release Date: 6/30/2016