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Number and Capacity of Petroleum Refineries
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Number of Operable Refineries
             
Total Number of Operable Refineries
18 18 17 17 17 16 1982-2021
Operating
18 18 17 17 17 14 1982-2021
Idle
0 0 0 0 0 2 1982-2021
Atmospheric Crude Oil Distillation Capacity
             
Operable (Barrels per Calendar Day)
3,348,820 3,343,206 3,302,507 3,325,990 3,366,666 3,165,031 1982-2021
Operating
3,348,820 3,343,206 3,302,507 3,325,990 3,366,666 2,949,531 1982-2021
Idle
0 0 0 0 0 215,500 1982-2021
Operable (Barrels per Stream Day)
3,504,355 3,530,355 3,514,230 3,529,825 3,569,295 3,312,295 1982-2021
Operating
3,504,355 3,530,355 3,514,230 3,529,825 3,569,295 3,092,295 1982-2021
Idle
0 0 0 0 0 220,000 1982-2021
Downstream Charge Capacity (Barrels per Stream Day)
             
Vacuum Distillation
1,761,000 1,787,900 1,752,076 1,752,070 1,760,470 1,645,170 1982-2021
Thermal Cracking
564,100 567,100 569,100 575,500 587,500 596,000 1982-2021
Total Coking
553,500 556,500 558,500 563,700 575,700 584,200 1987-2021
Delayed Coking
553,500 556,500 558,500 563,700 575,700 584,200 1987-2021
Fluid Coking
0 0 0 0 0 0 2006-2021
Visbreaking
0 0 0 0 0 0 1987-2021
Other (Including Gas Oil)
10,600 10,600 10,600 11,800 11,800 11,800 1987-2021
Catalytic Cracking - Fresh Feed
1,130,900 1,137,200 1,138,200 1,139,800 1,140,800 1,048,500 1982-2021
Catalytic Cracking - Recycle Feed
5,500 5,500 5,500 5,500 5,500 5,500 1982-2021
Catalytic Hydro-Cracking
477,100 488,400 501,400 504,400 511,400 456,900 1982-2021
Distillate
55,000 55,000 55,000 55,000 55,000 55,000 2006-2021
Gas Oil
370,100 378,900 391,900 394,900 401,900 401,900 2004-2021
Residual
52,000 54,500 54,500 54,500 54,500 0 2004-2021
Catalytic Reforming
607,490 606,890 649,890 657,890 663,390 617,890 1982-2021
Low Pressure
501,290 500,690 507,690 515,690 521,190 521,690 1987-2021
High Pressure
106,200 106,200 142,200 142,200 142,200 96,200 1987-2021
Catalytic Hydrotreating/Desulfurization
2,977,940 3,030,140 3,069,830 3,067,580 3,104,480 2,846,180 1982-2021
Naphtha/Reformer Feed
699,340 711,940 715,940 676,040 690,740 646,740 1987-2021
Gasoline
759,900 770,900 799,590 858,740 875,740 817,740 2004-2021
Heavy Gas Oil
305,700 305,700 305,700 306,200 306,200 266,700 1987-2021
Distillate Fuel Oil
1,175,500 1,204,100 1,211,100 1,188,100 1,193,300 1,076,500 1987-2021
Kerosene/Jet Fuel
240,200 242,000 242,000 237,500 239,600 197,600 2004-2021
Diesel Fuel
891,300 918,100 925,100 950,600 953,700 878,900 2004-2021
Other Distillate
44,000 44,000 44,000 0 0 0 2004-2021
Residual Fuel Oil/Other
37,500 37,500 37,500 38,500 38,500 38,500 1987-2021
Residual Fuel Oil
12,500 12,500 12,500 13,500 13,500 13,500 2004-2021
Other
25,000 25,000 25,000 25,000 25,000 25,000 2004-2021
Fuels Solvent Deasphalting
71,000 71,000 71,000 71,000 72,000 72,000 1987-2021
Downstream Charge Capacity (Barrels per Calendar Day)
             
Catalytic Reforming
542,329 562,129 592,122 584,750 585,870 556,460 2010-2021
Total Coking
480,585 491,510 507,600 515,400 517,040 542,174 1987-2021
Catalytic Cracking - Fresh Feed
1,010,141 1,000,845 1,034,089 1,052,056 1,065,621 964,258 1987-2021
Catalytic Hydro-Cracking
435,856 450,199 448,430 469,188 471,826 430,877 1987-2021
- = 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: 6/25/2021
Next Release Date: 6/17/2022