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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
19 18 18 17 17 17 1982-2020
Operating
19 18 18 17 17 17 1982-2020
Idle
0 0 0 0 0 0 1982-2020
Atmospheric Crude Oil Distillation Capacity
             
Operable (Barrels per Calendar Day)
3,323,120 3,348,820 3,343,206 3,302,507 3,325,990 3,366,666 1982-2020
Operating
3,323,120 3,348,820 3,343,206 3,302,507 3,325,990 3,366,666 1982-2020
Idle
0 0 0 0 0 0 1982-2020
Operable (Barrels per Stream Day)
3,483,855 3,504,355 3,530,355 3,514,230 3,529,825 3,569,295 1982-2020
Operating
3,483,855 3,504,355 3,530,355 3,514,230 3,529,825 3,569,295 1982-2020
Idle
0 0 0 0 0 0 1982-2020
Downstream Charge Capacity (Barrels per Stream Day)
             
Vacuum Distillation
1,718,400 1,761,000 1,787,900 1,752,076 1,752,070 1,760,470 1982-2020
Thermal Cracking
566,100 564,100 567,100 569,100 575,500 587,500 1982-2020
Total Coking
555,500 553,500 556,500 558,500 563,700 575,700 1987-2020
Delayed Coking
555,500 553,500 556,500 558,500 563,700 575,700 1987-2020
Fluid Coking
0 0 0 0 0 0 2006-2020
Visbreaking
0 0 0 0 0 0 1987-2020
Other (Including Gas Oil)
10,600 10,600 10,600 10,600 11,800 11,800 1987-2020
Catalytic Cracking - Fresh Feed
1,130,900 1,130,900 1,137,200 1,138,200 1,139,800 1,140,800 1982-2020
Catalytic Cracking - Recycle Feed
5,500 5,500 5,500 5,500 5,500 5,500 1982-2020
Catalytic Hydro-Cracking
474,300 477,100 488,400 501,400 504,400 511,400 1982-2020
Distillate
55,000 55,000 55,000 55,000 55,000 55,000 2006-2020
Gas Oil
367,300 370,100 378,900 391,900 394,900 401,900 2004-2020
Residual
52,000 52,000 54,500 54,500 54,500 54,500 2004-2020
Catalytic Reforming
604,990 607,490 606,890 649,890 657,890 663,390 1982-2020
Low Pressure
451,500 501,290 500,690 507,690 515,690 521,190 1987-2020
High Pressure
153,490 106,200 106,200 142,200 142,200 142,200 1987-2020
Catalytic Hydrotreating/Desulfurization
2,950,540 2,977,940 3,030,140 3,069,830 3,067,580 3,104,480 1982-2020
Naphtha/Reformer Feed
699,740 699,340 711,940 715,940 676,040 690,740 1987-2020
Gasoline
755,900 759,900 770,900 799,590 858,740 875,740 2004-2020
Heavy Gas Oil
304,900 305,700 305,700 305,700 306,200 306,200 1987-2020
Distillate Fuel Oil
1,153,300 1,175,500 1,204,100 1,211,100 1,188,100 1,193,300 1987-2020
Kerosene/Jet Fuel
237,000 240,200 242,000 242,000 237,500 239,600 2004-2020
Diesel Fuel
872,300 891,300 918,100 925,100 950,600 953,700 2004-2020
Other Distillate
44,000 44,000 44,000 44,000 0 0 2004-2020
Residual Fuel Oil/Other
36,700 37,500 37,500 37,500 38,500 38,500 1987-2020
Residual Fuel Oil
12,500 12,500 12,500 12,500 13,500 13,500 2004-2020
Other
24,200 25,000 25,000 25,000 25,000 25,000 2004-2020
Fuels Solvent Deasphalting
70,500 71,000 71,000 71,000 71,000 72,000 1987-2020
Downstream Charge Capacity (Barrels per Calendar Day)
             
Catalytic Reforming
544,867 542,329 562,129 592,122 584,750 585,870 2010-2020
Total Coking
513,300 480,585 491,510 507,600 515,400 517,040 1987-2020
Catalytic Cracking - Fresh Feed
1,054,752 1,010,141 1,000,845 1,034,089 1,052,056 1,065,621 1987-2020
Catalytic Hydro-Cracking
434,081 435,856 450,199 448,430 469,188 471,826 1987-2020
- = 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: 6/22/2020
Next Release Date: 6/18/2021