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Number and Capacity of Petroleum Refineries
Area: Period:
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Number of Operable Refineries
             
Total Number of Operable Refineries
56 56 57 58 56 57 1982-2019
Operating
56 55 57 57 56 56 1982-2019
Idle
0 1 0 1 0 1 1982-2019
Atmospheric Crude Oil Distillation Capacity
             
Operable (Barrels per Calendar Day)
9,154,029 9,258,967 9,514,745 9,737,871 9,762,196 9,875,599 1982-2019
Operating
9,154,029 9,216,967 9,514,745 9,695,371 9,762,196 9,840,599 1982-2019
Idle
0 42,000 0 42,500 0 35,000 1982-2019
Operable (Barrels per Stream Day)
9,700,555 9,860,055 10,117,755 10,340,255 10,425,630 10,535,025 1982-2019
Operating
9,700,555 9,810,055 10,117,755 10,290,255 10,425,630 10,497,025 1982-2019
Idle
0 50,000 0 50,000 0 38,000 1982-2019
Downstream Charge Capacity (Barrels per Stream Day)
             
Vacuum Distillation
4,769,925 4,754,725 4,830,325 4,863,425 4,835,801 4,867,295 1982-2019
Thermal Cracking
1,624,280 1,637,280 1,636,180 1,639,680 1,649,180 1,664,480 1982-2019
Total Coking
1,613,680 1,626,680 1,625,580 1,629,080 1,638,580 1,652,680 1987-2019
Delayed Coking
1,571,680 1,584,680 1,583,580 1,587,080 1,596,580 1,610,680 1987-2019
Fluid Coking
42,000 42,000 42,000 42,000 42,000 42,000 1987-2019
Visbreaking
0 0 0 0 0 0 1987-2019
Other (Including Gas Oil)
10,600 10,600 10,600 10,600 10,600 11,800 1987-2019
Catalytic Cracking - Fresh Feed
3,136,405 3,103,905 3,117,850 3,060,900 3,076,900 3,083,190 1982-2019
Catalytic Cracking - Recycle Feed
33,500 33,500 33,500 33,500 33,500 21,500 1982-2019
Catalytic Hydro-Cracking
1,208,831 1,302,700 1,309,400 1,377,500 1,401,100 1,422,500 1982-2019
Distillate
305,331 305,900 306,300 301,300 305,300 305,300 2004-2019
Gas Oil
781,500 869,800 876,100 946,700 957,800 978,200 2004-2019
Residual
122,000 127,000 127,000 129,500 138,000 139,000 2004-2019
Catalytic Reforming
1,855,330 1,860,270 1,864,470 1,872,370 1,920,370 1,927,870 1982-2019
Low Pressure
1,452,700 1,528,200 1,579,690 1,587,590 1,599,590 1,611,090 1987-2019
High Pressure
402,630 332,070 284,780 284,780 320,780 316,780 1987-2019
Catalytic Hydrotreating/Desulfurization
9,141,080 9,214,470 9,319,445 9,394,045 9,455,935 9,550,600 1982-2019
Naphtha/Reformer Feed
2,227,840 2,252,030 2,257,330 2,281,530 2,291,430 2,252,130 1987-2019
Gasoline
1,685,400 1,717,100 1,754,150 1,834,450 1,866,440 1,984,710 2004-2019
Heavy Gas Oil
1,471,040 1,459,540 1,461,440 1,407,440 1,380,440 1,493,340 1987-2019
Distillate Fuel Oil
3,280,500 3,309,000 3,362,425 3,419,125 3,466,125 3,476,420 1987-2019
Kerosene/Jet Fuel
900,700 917,200 913,500 916,200 936,200 937,200 2004-2019
Diesel Fuel
2,252,800 2,264,800 2,319,925 2,418,925 2,445,925 2,499,220 2004-2019
Other Distillate
127,000 127,000 129,000 84,000 84,000 40,000 2004-2019
Residual Fuel Oil/Other
476,300 476,800 484,100 451,500 451,500 344,000 1987-2019
Residual Fuel Oil
246,000 246,000 246,000 196,500 196,500 88,500 2004-2019
Other
230,300 230,800 238,100 255,000 255,000 255,500 2004-2019
Fuels Solvent Deasphalting
243,400 243,900 244,400 262,400 262,400 264,400 1987-2019
Downstream Charge Capacity (Barrels per Calendar Day)
             
Catalytic Reforming
1,699,083 1,702,952 1,700,570 1,736,879 1,769,985 1,769,030 2010-2019
Total Coking
1,479,496 1,489,899 1,458,026 1,485,330 1,499,920 1,506,262 1987-2019
Catalytic Cracking - Fresh Feed
2,916,764 2,882,183 2,867,837 2,805,942 2,850,087 2,884,088 1987-2019
Catalytic Hydro-Cracking
1,118,239 1,202,201 1,193,745 1,267,439 1,277,749 1,318,588 1987-2019
- = 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: 06/21/2019
Next Release Date: 06/30/2020