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Number and Capacity of Petroleum Refineries
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Number of Operable Refineries
             
Total Number of Operable Refineries
18 16 15 15 14 15 1982-2022
Operating
17 16 15 14 14 13 1982-2022
Idle
1 0 0 1 0 2 1982-2022
Atmospheric Crude Oil Distillation Capacity
             
Operable (Barrels per Calendar Day)
1,990,671 1,892,471 1,909,671 1,909,171 1,748,171 1,749,871 1982-2022
Operating
1,906,171 1,892,471 1,909,671 1,899,671 1,748,171 1,732,671 1982-2022
Idle
84,500 0 0 9,500 0 17,200 1982-2022
Operable (Barrels per Stream Day)
2,096,000 2,014,400 2,009,400 2,009,400 1,842,400 1,844,400 1982-2022
Operating
2,006,000 2,014,400 2,009,400 1,999,400 1,842,400 1,824,400 1982-2022
Idle
90,000 0 0 10,000 0 20,000 1982-2022
Downstream Charge Capacity (Barrels per Stream Day)
             
Vacuum Distillation
1,231,756 1,199,756 1,201,356 1,201,556 1,043,256 1,043,256 1982-2022
Thermal Cracking
506,800 516,300 514,200 515,300 464,600 464,600 1982-2022
Total Coking
501,800 511,300 509,200 510,300 459,600 459,600 1987-2022
Delayed Coking
449,800 459,300 457,200 458,300 407,600 407,600 1987-2022
Fluid Coking
52,000 52,000 52,000 52,000 52,000 52,000 1987-2022
Visbreaking
5,000 5,000 5,000 5,000 5,000 5,000 1987-2022
Other (Including Gas Oil)
0 0 0 0 0 0 1987-2022
Catalytic Cracking - Fresh Feed
718,500 718,500 683,700 683,700 611,500 611,500 1982-2022
Catalytic Cracking - Recycle Feed
13,400 14,600 14,600 14,600 13,600 13,600 1982-2022
Catalytic Hydro-Cracking
488,500 481,100 486,550 488,800 452,100 458,100 1982-2022
Distillate
191,900 197,700 222,450 224,700 224,700 230,700 2006-2022
Gas Oil
296,600 283,400 264,100 264,100 227,400 227,400 2004-2022
Residual
0 0 0 0 0 0 2004-2022
Catalytic Reforming
426,500 408,500 407,500 408,000 382,000 385,000 1982-2022
Low Pressure
205,800 197,800 197,800 197,800 171,800 171,800 1987-2022
High Pressure
220,700 210,700 209,700 210,200 210,200 213,200 1987-2022
Catalytic Hydrotreating/Desulfurization
2,179,300 2,132,000 2,097,800 2,080,800 1,890,000 1,857,500 1982-2022
Naphtha/Reformer Feed
443,100 424,200 444,200 424,200 397,700 397,700 1987-2022
Gasoline
280,500 280,500 248,300 248,300 215,000 215,000 2004-2022
Heavy Gas Oil
723,000 704,100 708,100 708,100 635,100 637,600 1987-2022
Distillate Fuel Oil
662,500 653,000 627,000 630,000 572,000 537,000 1987-2022
Kerosene/Jet Fuel
198,100 194,800 202,800 203,800 203,800 203,800 2004-2022
Diesel Fuel
341,300 335,100 324,100 326,100 287,100 252,100 2004-2022
Other Distillate
123,100 123,100 100,100 100,100 81,100 81,100 2004-2022
Residual Fuel Oil/Other
70,200 70,200 70,200 70,200 70,200 70,200 1987-2022
Residual Fuel Oil
0 0 0 0 0 0 2006-2022
Other
70,200 70,200 70,200 70,200 70,200 70,200 2004-2022
Fuels Solvent Deasphalting
56,000 56,000 56,000 56,000 56,000 56,000 1987-2022
Downstream Charge Capacity (Barrels per Calendar Day)
             
Catalytic Reforming
375,230 358,839 371,940 375,191 350,538 353,391 2010-2022
Total Coking
438,710 442,000 465,390 471,300 422,500 422,500 1987-2022
Catalytic Cracking - Fresh Feed
666,100 662,100 637,600 640,800 572,200 572,200 1987-2022
Catalytic Hydro-Cracking
443,250 439,100 436,100 443,500 407,700 413,300 1987-2022
- = 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: 6/21/2022
Next Release Date: 6/16/2023