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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
9 9 8 8 8 7 1982-2021
Operating
9 8 8 8 7 7 1982-2021
Idle
0 1 0 0 1 0 1982-2021
Atmospheric Crude Oil Distillation Capacity
             
Operable (Barrels per Calendar Day)
1,277,500 1,255,500 1,223,500 1,224,000 1,224,000 817,800 1982-2021
Operating
1,245,500 1,181,500 1,223,500 1,224,000 889,000 817,800 1982-2021
Idle
32,000 74,000 0 0 335,000 0 1982-2021
Operable (Barrels per Stream Day)
1,353,000 1,353,400 1,283,800 1,291,100 1,291,100 869,900 1982-2021
Operating
1,318,000 1,275,400 1,283,800 1,291,100 941,100 869,900 1982-2021
Idle
35,000 78,000 0 0 350,000 0 1982-2021
Downstream Charge Capacity (Barrels per Stream Day)
             
Vacuum Distillation
586,400 586,400 554,400 554,400 554,400 387,200 1982-2021
Thermal Cracking
81,500 81,500 81,500 81,500 81,500 54,500 1982-2021
Total Coking
81,500 81,500 81,500 81,500 81,500 54,500 1987-2021
Delayed Coking
27,000 27,000 27,000 27,000 27,000 0 1987-2021
Fluid Coking
54,500 54,500 54,500 54,500 54,500 54,500 1987-2021
Visbreaking
0 0 0 0 0 0 1987-2021
Other (Including Gas Oil)
0 0 0 0 0 0 1987-2021
Catalytic Cracking - Fresh Feed
498,500 497,500 497,500 497,500 497,500 305,000 1982-2021
Catalytic Cracking - Recycle Feed
5,000 5,000 5,000 5,000 5,000 5,000 1982-2021
Catalytic Hydro-Cracking
45,300 45,300 45,300 45,300 45,300 47,000 1982-2021
Distillate
23,000 23,000 23,000 23,000 23,000 23,000 2004-2021
Gas Oil
22,300 22,300 22,300 22,300 22,300 24,000 2004-2021
Residual
0 0 0 0 0 0 2004-2021
Catalytic Reforming
263,950 249,200 266,700 268,600 268,600 150,900 1982-2021
Low Pressure
161,750 162,500 164,500 166,400 166,400 134,700 1987-2021
High Pressure
102,200 86,700 102,200 102,200 102,200 16,200 1987-2021
Catalytic Hydrotreating/Desulfurization
1,029,500 1,032,600 1,055,900 1,057,900 1,063,000 708,800 1982-2021
Naphtha/Reformer Feed
344,500 340,800 340,800 342,800 343,100 273,900 1987-2021
Gasoline
162,300 174,000 174,000 174,000 174,000 72,000 2004-2021
Heavy Gas Oil
6,300 6,900 6,900 6,900 6,900 6,900 1987-2021
Distillate Fuel Oil
516,400 510,900 534,200 534,200 539,000 336,000 1987-2021
Kerosene/Jet Fuel
50,600 50,600 73,900 73,900 73,900 73,900 2004-2021
Diesel Fuel
285,300 285,800 285,800 285,800 290,600 244,600 2004-2021
Other Distillate
180,500 174,500 174,500 174,500 174,500 17,500 2004-2021
Residual Fuel Oil/Other
0 0 0 0 0 20,000 1987-2021
Residual Fuel Oil
0 0 0 0 0 0 2004-2021
Other
0 0 0 0 0 20,000 2004-2021
Fuels Solvent Deasphalting
22,000 22,000 22,000 22,000 22,000 22,000 1987-2021
Downstream Charge Capacity (Barrels per Calendar Day)
             
Catalytic Reforming
241,050 213,600 237,600 243,500 243,750 135,550 2010-2021
Total Coking
74,900 74,900 74,900 74,900 74,900 49,100 1987-2021
Catalytic Cracking - Fresh Feed
475,800 464,000 442,800 466,100 466,100 277,300 1987-2021
Catalytic Hydro-Cracking
41,500 41,500 41,500 41,500 41,500 43,100 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