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Number and Capacity of Petroleum Refineries
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Number of Operable Refineries
             
Total Number of Operable Refineries
57 58 56 57 58 56 1982-2021
Operating
57 57 56 56 57 52 1982-2021
Idle
0 1 0 1 1 4 1982-2021
Atmospheric Crude Oil Distillation Capacity
             
Operable (Barrels per Calendar Day)
9,514,745 9,737,871 9,762,196 9,875,599 9,983,235 9,751,400 1982-2021
Operating
9,514,745 9,695,371 9,762,196 9,840,599 9,948,235 9,444,900 1982-2021
Idle
0 42,500 0 35,000 35,000 306,500 1982-2021
Operable (Barrels per Stream Day)
10,117,755 10,340,255 10,425,630 10,535,025 10,592,395 10,322,345 1982-2021
Operating
10,117,755 10,290,255 10,425,630 10,497,025 10,554,395 10,001,845 1982-2021
Idle
0 50,000 0 38,000 38,000 320,500 1982-2021
Downstream Charge Capacity (Barrels per Stream Day)
             
Vacuum Distillation
4,830,325 4,863,425 4,835,801 4,867,295 4,876,495 4,768,195 1982-2021
Thermal Cracking
1,636,180 1,639,680 1,649,180 1,664,480 1,681,207 1,693,707 1982-2021
Total Coking
1,625,580 1,629,080 1,638,580 1,652,680 1,669,407 1,681,907 1987-2021
Delayed Coking
1,583,580 1,587,080 1,596,580 1,610,680 1,627,407 1,639,907 1987-2021
Fluid Coking
42,000 42,000 42,000 42,000 42,000 42,000 1987-2021
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
3,117,850 3,060,900 3,076,900 3,083,190 3,080,090 2,970,690 1982-2021
Catalytic Cracking - Recycle Feed
33,500 33,500 33,500 21,500 21,500 18,500 1982-2021
Catalytic Hydro-Cracking
1,309,400 1,377,500 1,401,100 1,422,500 1,433,000 1,379,000 1982-2021
Distillate
306,300 301,300 305,300 305,300 305,300 305,300 2004-2021
Gas Oil
876,100 946,700 957,800 978,200 988,700 989,200 2004-2021
Residual
127,000 129,500 138,000 139,000 139,000 84,500 2004-2021
Catalytic Reforming
1,864,470 1,872,370 1,920,370 1,927,870 1,935,870 1,882,270 1982-2021
Low Pressure
1,579,690 1,587,590 1,599,590 1,611,090 1,619,190 1,618,790 1987-2021
High Pressure
284,780 284,780 320,780 316,780 316,680 263,480 1987-2021
Catalytic Hydrotreating/Desulfurization
9,319,445 9,394,045 9,455,935 9,550,600 9,553,650 9,305,050 1982-2021
Naphtha/Reformer Feed
2,257,330 2,281,530 2,291,430 2,252,130 2,285,730 2,247,480 1987-2021
Gasoline
1,754,150 1,834,450 1,866,440 1,984,710 2,000,670 1,949,670 2004-2021
Heavy Gas Oil
1,461,440 1,407,440 1,380,440 1,493,340 1,439,840 1,412,040 1987-2021
Distillate Fuel Oil
3,362,425 3,419,125 3,466,125 3,476,420 3,487,410 3,356,860 1987-2021
Kerosene/Jet Fuel
913,500 916,200 936,200 937,200 943,700 886,700 2004-2021
Diesel Fuel
2,319,925 2,418,925 2,445,925 2,499,220 2,503,710 2,430,160 2004-2021
Other Distillate
129,000 84,000 84,000 40,000 40,000 40,000 2004-2021
Residual Fuel Oil/Other
484,100 451,500 451,500 344,000 340,000 339,000 1987-2021
Residual Fuel Oil
246,000 196,500 196,500 88,500 88,500 88,500 2004-2021
Other
238,100 255,000 255,000 255,500 251,500 250,500 2004-2021
Fuels Solvent Deasphalting
244,400 262,400 262,400 264,400 265,400 265,900 1987-2021
Downstream Charge Capacity (Barrels per Calendar Day)
             
Catalytic Reforming
1,700,570 1,736,879 1,769,985 1,769,030 1,783,450 1,734,645 2010-2021
Total Coking
1,458,026 1,485,330 1,499,920 1,506,262 1,530,321 1,534,221 1987-2021
Catalytic Cracking - Fresh Feed
2,867,837 2,805,942 2,850,087 2,884,088 2,872,679 2,756,954 1987-2021
Catalytic Hydro-Cracking
1,193,745 1,267,439 1,277,749 1,318,588 1,322,786 1,280,677 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