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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
150 148 148 144 143 142 1982-2014
Operating
141 137 137 134 139 139 1982-2014
Idle
9 11 11 10 4 3 1982-2014
Atmospheric Crude Oil Distillation Capacity
             
Operable (Barrels per Calendar Day)
17,671,550 17,583,790 17,736,370 17,322,178 17,823,659 17,924,630 1982-2014
Operating
17,313,550 16,850,194 16,937,024 16,744,291 16,775,658 17,730,200 1982-2014
Idle
358,000 733,596 799,346 577,887 1,048,001 194,430 1982-2014
Operable (Barrels per Stream Day)
18,681,308 18,581,089 18,953,189 18,560,350 18,971,643 19,064,210 1982-2014
Operating
18,300,358 17,808,082 18,109,882 17,945,443 17,863,443 18,853,210 1982-2014
Idle
380,950 773,007 843,307 614,907 1,108,200 211,000 1982-2014
Downstream Charge Capacity (Barrels per Stream Day)
             
Vacuum Distillation
8,542,281 8,542,643 8,650,243 8,679,643 8,938,093 8,987,443 1982-2014
Thermal Cracking
2,639,090 2,631,676 2,672,376 2,763,356 2,877,456 2,958,556 1982-2014
Total Coking
2,612,490 2,605,076 2,645,776 2,736,756 2,850,856 2,931,956 1987-2014
Delayed Coking
2,454,590 2,500,676 2,486,876 2,577,856 2,691,956 2,773,056 1987-2014
Fluid Coking
157,900 104,400 158,900 158,900 158,900 158,900 1987-2014
Visbreaking
16,000 16,000 16,000 16,000 16,000 16,000 1987-2014
Other (Including Gas Oil)
10,600 10,600 10,600 10,600 10,600 10,600 1987-2014
Catalytic Cracking - Fresh Feed
6,291,871 6,140,121 6,219,721 6,032,512 6,089,366 6,031,866 1982-2014
Catalytic Cracking - Recycle Feed
78,740 91,840 95,640 84,890 84,390 75,890 1982-2014
Catalytic Hydro-Cracking
1,743,300 1,819,700 1,855,600 1,879,600 2,080,700 2,208,231 1982-2014
Distillate
593,100 595,200 540,100 596,500 621,300 686,131 2004-2014
Gas Oil
1,010,200 1,079,500 1,170,500 1,161,100 1,337,400 1,400,100 2004-2014
Residual
140,000 145,000 145,000 122,000 122,000 122,000 2004-2014
Catalytic Reforming
3,829,338 3,700,463 3,720,613 3,641,813 3,758,347 3,759,323 1982-2014
Low Pressure
2,397,750 2,322,700 2,390,950 2,347,850 2,486,550 2,541,250 1987-2014
High Pressure
1,431,588 1,377,763 1,329,663 1,293,963 1,271,797 1,218,073 1987-2014
Catalytic Hydrotreating/Desulfurization
16,130,823 16,023,206 16,682,897 16,565,262 16,860,186 17,094,540 1982-2014
Naphtha/Reformer Feed
4,334,297 4,281,046 4,441,323 4,360,593 4,522,347 4,564,683 1987-2014
Gasoline
2,415,282 2,394,882 2,578,782 2,519,082 2,582,182 2,639,235 2004-2014
Heavy Gas Oil
2,735,538 2,796,798 2,809,298 2,877,138 2,895,938 2,949,638 1987-2014
Distillate Fuel Oil
5,622,252 5,676,032 6,113,846 6,063,001 6,237,071 6,348,036 1987-2014
Kerosene/Jet Fuel
1,160,110 1,339,150 1,484,850 1,489,750 1,544,850 1,539,250 2004-2014
Diesel Fuel
3,551,211 3,647,211 3,917,611 3,981,411 4,108,581 4,251,931 2004-2014
Other Distillate
910,931 689,671 711,385 591,840 583,640 556,855 2004-2014
Residual Fuel Oil/Other
1,023,454 874,448 739,648 745,448 622,648 592,948 1987-2014
Residual Fuel Oil
316,400 246,200 241,000 246,000 246,000 246,000 2004-2014
Other
707,054 628,248 498,648 499,448 376,648 346,948 2004-2014
Fuels Solvent Deasphalting
380,950 383,250 382,750 374,550 367,550 369,550 1987-2014
Downstream Charge Capacity (Barrels per Calendar Day)
             
Catalytic Reforming
  3,378,841 3,346,457 3,246,874 3,405,017 3,419,407 2010-2014
Total Coking
2,428,961 2,387,896 2,396,787 2,499,293 2,596,369 2,686,917 1987-2014
Catalytic Cracking - Fresh Feed
5,847,130 5,675,830 5,794,214 5,611,191 5,681,643 5,616,015 1987-2014
Catalytic Hydro-Cracking
1,592,973 1,663,115 1,687,745 1,706,540 1,887,024 2,034,689 1987-2014
- = 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: 6/25/2014
Next Release Date: 6/30/2015