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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
148 148 144 143 142 140 1982-2015
Operating
137 137 134 139 139 137 1982-2015
Idle
11 11 10 4 3 3 1982-2015
Atmospheric Crude Oil Distillation Capacity
             
Operable (Barrels per Calendar Day)
17,583,790 17,736,370 17,322,178 17,823,659 17,924,630 17,967,088 1982-2015
Operating
16,850,194 16,937,024 16,744,291 16,775,658 17,730,200 17,767,588 1982-2015
Idle
733,596 799,346 577,887 1,048,001 194,430 199,500 1982-2015
Operable (Barrels per Stream Day)
18,581,089 18,953,189 18,560,350 18,971,643 19,064,210 19,134,102 1982-2015
Operating
17,808,082 18,109,882 17,945,443 17,863,443 18,853,210 18,916,102 1982-2015
Idle
773,007 843,307 614,907 1,108,200 211,000 218,000 1982-2015
Downstream Charge Capacity (Barrels per Stream Day)
             
Vacuum Distillation
8,542,643 8,650,243 8,679,643 8,938,093 8,987,443 8,979,485 1982-2015
Thermal Cracking
2,631,676 2,672,376 2,763,356 2,877,456 2,958,556 2,974,508 1982-2015
Total Coking
2,605,076 2,645,776 2,736,756 2,850,856 2,931,956 2,947,908 1987-2015
Delayed Coking
2,500,676 2,486,876 2,577,856 2,691,956 2,773,056 2,789,008 1987-2015
Fluid Coking
104,400 158,900 158,900 158,900 158,900 158,900 1987-2015
Visbreaking
16,000 16,000 16,000 16,000 16,000 16,000 1987-2015
Other (Including Gas Oil)
10,600 10,600 10,600 10,600 10,600 10,600 1987-2015
Catalytic Cracking - Fresh Feed
6,140,121 6,219,721 6,032,512 6,089,366 6,031,866 6,012,478 1982-2015
Catalytic Cracking - Recycle Feed
91,840 95,640 84,890 84,390 75,890 75,890 1982-2015
Catalytic Hydro-Cracking
1,819,700 1,855,600 1,879,600 2,080,700 2,208,231 2,305,400 1982-2015
Distillate
595,200 540,100 596,500 621,300 686,131 687,000 2004-2015
Gas Oil
1,079,500 1,170,500 1,161,100 1,337,400 1,400,100 1,491,400 2004-2015
Residual
145,000 145,000 122,000 122,000 122,000 127,000 2004-2015
Catalytic Reforming
3,700,463 3,720,613 3,641,813 3,758,347 3,759,323 3,740,763 1982-2015
Low Pressure
2,322,700 2,390,950 2,347,850 2,486,550 2,541,250 2,615,750 1987-2015
High Pressure
1,377,763 1,329,663 1,293,963 1,271,797 1,218,073 1,125,013 1987-2015
Catalytic Hydrotreating/Desulfurization
16,023,206 16,682,897 16,565,262 16,860,186 17,094,540 17,323,829 1982-2015
Naphtha/Reformer Feed
4,281,046 4,441,323 4,360,593 4,522,347 4,564,683 4,595,573 1987-2015
Gasoline
2,394,882 2,578,782 2,519,082 2,582,182 2,639,235 2,727,384 2004-2015
Heavy Gas Oil
2,796,798 2,809,298 2,877,138 2,895,938 2,949,638 2,972,438 1987-2015
Distillate Fuel Oil
5,676,032 6,113,846 6,063,001 6,237,071 6,348,036 6,420,486 1987-2015
Kerosene/Jet Fuel
1,339,150 1,484,850 1,489,750 1,544,850 1,539,250 1,563,850 2004-2015
Diesel Fuel
3,647,211 3,917,611 3,981,411 4,108,581 4,251,931 4,297,181 2004-2015
Other Distillate
689,671 711,385 591,840 583,640 556,855 559,455 2004-2015
Residual Fuel Oil/Other
874,448 739,648 745,448 622,648 592,948 607,948 1987-2015
Residual Fuel Oil
246,200 241,000 246,000 246,000 246,000 246,000 2004-2015
Other
628,248 498,648 499,448 376,648 346,948 361,948 2004-2015
Fuels Solvent Deasphalting
383,250 382,750 374,550 367,550 369,550 370,050 1987-2015
Downstream Charge Capacity (Barrels per Calendar Day)
             
Catalytic Reforming
3,378,841 3,346,457 3,246,874 3,405,017 3,419,407 3,392,641 2010-2015
Total Coking
2,387,896 2,396,787 2,499,293 2,596,369 2,686,917 2,686,299 1987-2015
Catalytic Cracking - Fresh Feed
5,675,830 5,794,214 5,611,191 5,681,643 5,616,015 5,583,169 1987-2015
Catalytic Hydro-Cracking
1,663,115 1,687,745 1,706,540 1,887,024 2,034,689 2,123,431 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