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Number and Capacity of Petroleum Refineries
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Number of Operable Refineries
             
Total Number of Operable Refineries
18 17 17 17 16 15 1982-2022
Operating
18 17 17 17 14 15 1982-2022
Idle
0 0 0 0 2 0 1982-2022
Atmospheric Crude Oil Distillation Capacity
             
Operable (Barrels per Calendar Day)
3,343,206 3,302,507 3,325,990 3,366,666 3,165,031 2,922,541 1982-2022
Operating
3,343,206 3,302,507 3,325,990 3,366,666 2,949,531 2,922,541 1982-2022
Idle
0 0 0 0 215,500 0 1982-2022
Operable (Barrels per Stream Day)
3,530,355 3,514,230 3,529,825 3,569,295 3,312,295 3,051,155 1982-2022
Operating
3,530,355 3,514,230 3,529,825 3,569,295 3,092,295 3,051,155 1982-2022
Idle
0 0 0 0 220,000 0 1982-2022
Downstream Charge Capacity (Barrels per Stream Day)
             
Vacuum Distillation
1,787,900 1,752,076 1,752,070 1,760,470 1,645,170 1,541,000 1982-2022
Thermal Cracking
567,100 569,100 575,500 587,500 596,000 575,500 1982-2022
Total Coking
556,500 558,500 563,700 575,700 584,200 563,700 1987-2022
Delayed Coking
556,500 558,500 563,700 575,700 584,200 563,700 1987-2022
Fluid Coking
0 0 0 0 0 0 2006-2022
Visbreaking
0 0 0 0 0 0 1987-2022
Other (Including Gas Oil)
10,600 10,600 11,800 11,800 11,800 11,800 1987-2022
Catalytic Cracking - Fresh Feed
1,137,200 1,138,200 1,139,800 1,140,800 1,048,500 946,500 1982-2022
Catalytic Cracking - Recycle Feed
5,500 5,500 5,500 5,500 5,500 3,500 1982-2022
Catalytic Hydro-Cracking
488,400 501,400 504,400 511,400 456,900 456,900 1982-2022
Distillate
55,000 55,000 55,000 55,000 55,000 55,000 2006-2022
Gas Oil
378,900 391,900 394,900 401,900 401,900 401,900 2004-2022
Residual
54,500 54,500 54,500 54,500 0 0 2004-2022
Catalytic Reforming
606,890 649,890 657,890 663,390 617,890 569,400 1982-2022
Low Pressure
500,690 507,690 515,690 521,190 521,690 473,200 1987-2022
High Pressure
106,200 142,200 142,200 142,200 96,200 96,200 1987-2022
Catalytic Hydrotreating/Desulfurization
3,030,140 3,069,830 3,067,580 3,104,480 2,846,180 2,662,500 1982-2022
Naphtha/Reformer Feed
711,940 715,940 676,040 690,740 646,740 602,200 1987-2022
Gasoline
770,900 799,590 858,740 875,740 817,740 751,900 2004-2022
Heavy Gas Oil
305,700 305,700 306,200 306,200 266,700 266,700 1987-2022
Distillate Fuel Oil
1,204,100 1,211,100 1,188,100 1,193,300 1,076,500 1,003,200 1987-2022
Kerosene/Jet Fuel
242,000 242,000 237,500 239,600 197,600 198,100 2004-2022
Diesel Fuel
918,100 925,100 950,600 953,700 878,900 805,100 2004-2022
Other Distillate
44,000 44,000 0 0 0 0 2004-2022
Residual Fuel Oil/Other
37,500 37,500 38,500 38,500 38,500 38,500 1987-2022
Residual Fuel Oil
12,500 12,500 13,500 13,500 13,500 13,500 2004-2022
Other
25,000 25,000 25,000 25,000 25,000 25,000 2004-2022
Fuels Solvent Deasphalting
71,000 71,000 71,000 72,000 72,000 72,000 1987-2022
Downstream Charge Capacity (Barrels per Calendar Day)
             
Catalytic Reforming
562,129 592,122 584,750 585,870 556,460 514,040 2010-2022
Total Coking
491,510 507,600 515,400 517,040 542,174 520,233 1987-2022
Catalytic Cracking - Fresh Feed
1,000,845 1,034,089 1,052,056 1,065,621 964,258 879,434 1987-2022
Catalytic Hydro-Cracking
450,199 448,430 469,188 471,826 430,877 430,954 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