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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
27 27 27 27 27 27 1982-2017
Operating
25 26 26 26 27 26 1982-2017
Idle
2 1 1 1 0 1 1982-2017
Atmospheric Crude Oil Distillation Capacity
             
Operable (Barrels per Calendar Day)
3,664,700 3,768,600 3,809,545 3,859,300 3,922,200 3,998,855 1982-2017
Operating
3,625,200 3,500,600 3,775,545 3,818,300 3,900,200 3,906,555 1982-2017
Idle
39,500 268,000 34,000 41,000 22,000 92,300 1982-2017
Operable (Barrels per Stream Day)
4,006,488 4,063,188 4,117,355 4,166,947 4,220,947 4,283,764 1982-2017
Operating
3,963,188 3,776,188 4,080,355 4,123,947 4,197,947 4,185,264 1982-2017
Idle
43,300 287,000 37,000 43,000 23,000 98,500 1982-2017
Downstream Charge Capacity (Barrels per Stream Day)
             
Vacuum Distillation
1,658,912 1,703,312 1,760,612 1,772,354 1,774,854 1,790,642 1982-2017
Thermal Cracking
480,176 502,276 568,476 569,528 577,185 581,085 1982-2017
Total Coking
480,176 502,276 568,476 569,528 577,185 581,085 1987-2017
Delayed Coking
480,176 502,276 568,476 569,528 577,185 581,085 1987-2017
Fluid Coking
0 0 0 0 0 0 1987-2017
Visbreaking
0 0 0 0 0 0 1987-2017
Other (Including Gas Oil)
0 0 0 0 0 0 1987-2017
Catalytic Cracking - Fresh Feed
1,314,401 1,306,001 1,309,701 1,322,513 1,339,113 1,343,412 1982-2017
Catalytic Cracking - Recycle Feed
16,500 16,500 16,000 16,000 15,800 15,800 1982-2017
Catalytic Hydro-Cracking
307,000 335,000 338,700 340,700 322,200 351,700 1982-2017
Distillate
125,000 142,000 142,500 142,500 142,500 142,500 2004-2017
Gas Oil
182,000 193,000 196,200 198,200 179,700 209,200 2004-2017
Residual
0 0 0 0 0 0 2004-2017
Catalytic Reforming
922,573 906,807 910,193 887,493 892,693 896,593 1982-2017
Low Pressure
480,900 481,800 524,800 524,800 525,800 528,300 1987-2017
High Pressure
441,673 425,007 385,393 362,693 366,893 368,293 1987-2017
Catalytic Hydrotreating/Desulfurization
3,590,712 3,601,746 3,771,000 3,832,999 3,866,599 3,913,379 1982-2017
Naphtha/Reformer Feed
1,169,873 1,177,207 1,197,193 1,199,193 1,209,093 1,224,811 1987-2017
Gasoline
421,782 428,782 429,035 436,184 445,184 475,187 2004-2017
Heavy Gas Oil
571,938 571,838 658,838 685,338 685,338 686,238 1987-2017
Distillate Fuel Oil
1,391,571 1,388,371 1,443,586 1,469,936 1,484,636 1,484,311 1987-2017
Kerosene/Jet Fuel
298,450 291,250 314,450 319,550 321,250 321,250 2004-2017
Diesel Fuel
1,026,081 1,024,281 1,053,081 1,074,331 1,087,331 1,082,811 2004-2017
Other Distillate
67,040 72,840 76,055 76,055 76,055 80,250 2004-2017
Residual Fuel Oil/Other
35,548 35,548 42,348 42,348 42,348 42,832 1987-2017
Residual Fuel Oil
0 0 0 0 0 0 2004-2017
Other
35,548 35,548 42,348 42,348 42,348 42,832 2004-2017
Fuels Solvent Deasphalting
17,850 17,850 17,850 17,850 17,850 22,350 1987-2017
Downstream Charge Capacity (Barrels per Calendar Day)
             
Catalytic Reforming
819,587 818,718 837,754 814,550 812,460 821,765 2010-2017
Total Coking
431,187 450,093 520,521 519,740 521,543 528,230 1987-2017
Catalytic Cracking - Fresh Feed
1,172,844 1,196,952 1,213,427 1,217,590 1,235,625 1,235,100 1987-2017
Catalytic Hydro-Cracking
284,200 303,000 310,950 312,850 292,600 320,900 1987-2017
- = 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: 06/21/2017
Next Release Date: 06/29/2018