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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
57 56 56 56 57 58 1982-2017
Operating
54 56 56 55 57 57 1982-2017
Idle
3 0 0 1 0 1 1982-2017
Atmospheric Crude Oil Distillation Capacity
             
Operable (Barrels per Calendar Day)
8,725,015 9,102,651 9,154,029 9,258,967 9,514,745 9,737,871 1982-2017
Operating
8,548,126 8,728,901 9,154,029 9,216,967 9,514,745 9,695,371 1982-2017
Idle
176,889 373,750 0 42,000 0 42,500 1982-2017
Operable (Barrels per Stream Day)
9,325,562 9,664,455 9,700,555 9,860,055 10,117,755 10,340,255 1982-2017
Operating
9,136,455 9,274,455 9,700,555 9,810,055 10,117,755 10,290,255 1982-2017
Idle
189,107 390,000 0 50,000 0 50,000 1982-2017
Downstream Charge Capacity (Barrels per Stream Day)
             
Vacuum Distillation
4,598,575 4,781,775 4,769,925 4,754,725 4,830,325 4,863,425 1982-2017
Thermal Cracking
1,510,380 1,608,880 1,624,280 1,637,280 1,636,180 1,639,680 1982-2017
Total Coking
1,499,780 1,598,280 1,613,680 1,626,680 1,625,580 1,629,080 1987-2017
Delayed Coking
1,457,780 1,556,280 1,571,680 1,584,680 1,583,580 1,587,080 1987-2017
Fluid Coking
42,000 42,000 42,000 42,000 42,000 42,000 1987-2017
Visbreaking
0 0 0 0 0 0 1987-2017
Other (Including Gas Oil)
10,600 10,600 10,600 10,600 10,600 10,600 1987-2017
Catalytic Cracking - Fresh Feed
3,118,305 3,127,605 3,136,405 3,103,905 3,117,850 3,060,900 1982-2017
Catalytic Cracking - Recycle Feed
42,000 41,500 33,500 33,500 33,500 33,500 1982-2017
Catalytic Hydro-Cracking
938,000 1,085,100 1,208,831 1,302,700 1,309,400 1,377,500 1982-2017
Distillate
256,200 264,100 305,331 305,900 306,300 301,300 2004-2017
Gas Oil
559,800 699,000 781,500 869,800 876,100 946,700 2004-2017
Residual
122,000 122,000 122,000 127,000 127,000 129,500 2004-2017
Catalytic Reforming
1,766,790 1,845,790 1,855,330 1,860,270 1,864,470 1,872,370 1982-2017
Low Pressure
1,357,200 1,442,200 1,452,700 1,528,200 1,579,690 1,587,590 1987-2017
High Pressure
409,590 403,590 402,630 332,070 284,780 284,780 1987-2017
Catalytic Hydrotreating/Desulfurization
8,896,790 9,030,080 9,141,080 9,214,470 9,319,445 9,394,045 1982-2017
Naphtha/Reformer Feed
2,097,620 2,203,140 2,227,840 2,252,030 2,257,330 2,281,530 1987-2017
Gasoline
1,571,100 1,625,100 1,685,400 1,717,100 1,754,150 1,834,450 2004-2017
Heavy Gas Oil
1,488,440 1,467,340 1,471,040 1,459,540 1,461,440 1,407,440 1987-2017
Distillate Fuel Oil
3,122,030 3,239,700 3,280,500 3,309,000 3,362,425 3,419,125 1987-2017
Kerosene/Jet Fuel
870,200 909,200 900,700 917,200 913,500 916,200 2004-2017
Diesel Fuel
2,110,830 2,203,500 2,252,800 2,264,800 2,319,925 2,418,925 2004-2017
Other Distillate
141,000 127,000 127,000 127,000 129,000 84,000 2004-2017
Residual Fuel Oil/Other
617,600 494,800 476,300 476,800 484,100 451,500 1987-2017
Residual Fuel Oil
246,000 246,000 246,000 246,000 246,000 196,500 2004-2017
Other
371,600 248,800 230,300 230,800 238,100 255,000 2004-2017
Fuels Solvent Deasphalting
240,400 241,400 243,400 243,900 244,400 262,400 1987-2017
Downstream Charge Capacity (Barrels per Calendar Day)
             
Catalytic Reforming
1,583,165 1,696,615 1,699,083 1,702,952 1,700,570 1,736,879 2010-2017
Total Coking
1,373,056 1,459,176 1,479,496 1,489,899 1,458,026 1,485,330 1987-2017
Catalytic Cracking - Fresh Feed
2,933,400 2,928,673 2,916,764 2,882,183 2,867,837 2,805,942 1987-2017
Catalytic Hydro-Cracking
843,984 981,114 1,118,239 1,202,201 1,193,745 1,267,439 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