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Number and Capacity of Petroleum Refineries
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Number of Operable Refineries
             
Total Number of Operable Refineries
27 27 27 27 26 25 1982-2021
Operating
27 26 27 25 25 24 1982-2021
Idle
0 1 0 2 1 1 1982-2021
Atmospheric Crude Oil Distillation Capacity
             
Operable (Barrels per Calendar Day)
3,922,200 3,998,855 4,092,000 4,141,015 4,196,065 4,188,265 1982-2021
Operating
3,900,200 3,906,555 4,070,000 4,075,515 4,158,065 4,150,265 1982-2021
Idle
22,000 92,300 22,000 65,500 38,000 38,000 1982-2021
Operable (Barrels per Stream Day)
4,220,947 4,283,764 4,338,264 4,376,833 4,441,124 4,415,124 1982-2021
Operating
4,197,947 4,185,264 4,315,264 4,297,533 4,391,124 4,365,124 1982-2021
Idle
23,000 98,500 23,000 79,300 50,000 50,000 1982-2021
Downstream Charge Capacity (Barrels per Stream Day)
             
Vacuum Distillation
1,774,854 1,790,642 1,815,242 1,823,842 1,842,942 1,843,442 1982-2021
Thermal Cracking
577,185 581,085 591,085 596,285 605,285 608,785 1982-2021
Total Coking
577,185 581,085 591,085 596,285 605,285 608,785 1987-2021
Delayed Coking
577,185 581,085 591,085 596,285 605,285 608,785 1987-2021
Fluid Coking
0 0 0 0 0 0 1987-2021
Visbreaking
0 0 0 0 0 0 1987-2021
Other (Including Gas Oil)
0 0 0 0 0 0 1987-2021
Catalytic Cracking - Fresh Feed
1,339,113 1,343,412 1,350,135 1,354,435 1,358,935 1,358,935 1982-2021
Catalytic Cracking - Recycle Feed
15,800 15,800 15,800 15,800 15,800 15,800 1982-2021
Catalytic Hydro-Cracking
322,200 351,700 377,160 378,400 379,700 379,700 1982-2021
Distillate
142,500 142,500 159,500 159,500 159,500 159,500 2004-2021
Gas Oil
179,700 209,200 217,660 218,900 220,200 220,200 2004-2021
Residual
0 0 0 0 0 0 2004-2021
Catalytic Reforming
892,693 896,593 901,993 904,593 900,958 902,958 1982-2021
Low Pressure
525,800 528,300 532,400 533,900 537,800 537,800 1987-2021
High Pressure
366,893 368,293 369,593 370,693 363,158 365,158 1987-2021
Catalytic Hydrotreating/Desulfurization
3,866,599 3,913,379 3,944,679 3,959,684 4,067,214 4,160,924 1982-2021
Naphtha/Reformer Feed
1,209,093 1,224,811 1,241,811 1,244,211 1,246,611 1,327,711 1987-2021
Gasoline
445,184 475,187 483,687 483,687 585,187 601,687 2004-2021
Heavy Gas Oil
685,338 686,238 670,738 684,238 685,838 685,838 1987-2021
Distillate Fuel Oil
1,484,636 1,484,311 1,505,611 1,503,748 1,496,278 1,492,388 1987-2021
Kerosene/Jet Fuel
321,250 321,250 321,550 321,728 328,528 329,528 2004-2021
Diesel Fuel
1,087,331 1,082,811 1,103,811 1,110,930 1,103,160 1,098,360 2004-2021
Other Distillate
76,055 80,250 80,250 71,090 64,590 64,500 2004-2021
Residual Fuel Oil/Other
42,348 42,832 42,832 43,800 53,300 53,300 1987-2021
Residual Fuel Oil
0 0 0 0 0 0 2004-2021
Other
42,348 42,832 42,832 43,800 53,300 53,300 2004-2021
Fuels Solvent Deasphalting
17,850 22,350 22,350 22,350 22,350 22,350 1987-2021
Downstream Charge Capacity (Barrels per Calendar Day)
             
Catalytic Reforming
812,460 821,765 824,435 828,328 834,520 834,820 2010-2021
Total Coking
521,543 528,230 541,430 549,505 554,035 547,335 1987-2021
Catalytic Cracking - Fresh Feed
1,235,625 1,235,100 1,238,749 1,249,347 1,253,114 1,252,514 1987-2021
Catalytic Hydro-Cracking
292,600 320,900 340,520 342,020 346,420 345,320 1987-2021
- = 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: 6/25/2021
Next Release Date: 6/17/2022