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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
18 18 18 16 15 15 1982-2020
Operating
17 17 17 16 15 14 1982-2020
Idle
1 1 1 0 0 1 1982-2020
Atmospheric Crude Oil Distillation Capacity
             
Operable (Barrels per Calendar Day)
1,986,971 1,982,141 1,990,671 1,892,471 1,909,671 1,909,171 1982-2020
Operating
1,902,471 1,897,641 1,906,171 1,892,471 1,909,671 1,899,671 1982-2020
Idle
84,500 84,500 84,500 0 0 9,500 1982-2020
Operable (Barrels per Stream Day)
2,094,000 2,096,000 2,096,000 2,014,400 2,009,400 2,009,400 1982-2020
Operating
2,004,000 2,006,000 2,006,000 2,014,400 2,009,400 1,999,400 1982-2020
Idle
90,000 90,000 90,000 0 0 10,000 1982-2020
Downstream Charge Capacity (Barrels per Stream Day)
             
Vacuum Distillation
1,231,756 1,231,756 1,231,756 1,199,756 1,201,356 1,201,556 1982-2020
Thermal Cracking
503,100 504,800 506,800 516,300 514,200 515,300 1982-2020
Total Coking
498,100 499,800 501,800 511,300 509,200 510,300 1987-2020
Delayed Coking
446,100 447,800 449,800 459,300 457,200 458,300 1987-2020
Fluid Coking
52,000 52,000 52,000 52,000 52,000 52,000 1987-2020
Visbreaking
5,000 5,000 5,000 5,000 5,000 5,000 1987-2020
Other (Including Gas Oil)
0 0 0 0 0 0 1987-2020
Catalytic Cracking - Fresh Feed
716,300 716,300 718,500 718,500 683,700 683,700 1982-2020
Catalytic Cracking - Recycle Feed
13,400 13,400 13,400 14,600 14,600 14,600 1982-2020
Catalytic Hydro-Cracking
488,400 488,400 488,500 481,100 486,550 488,800 1982-2020
Distillate
191,800 191,800 191,900 197,700 222,450 224,700 2006-2020
Gas Oil
296,600 296,600 296,600 283,400 264,100 264,100 2004-2020
Residual
0 0 0 0 0 0 2004-2020
Catalytic Reforming
432,500 422,500 426,500 408,500 407,500 408,000 1982-2020
Low Pressure
215,800 205,800 205,800 197,800 197,800 197,800 1987-2020
High Pressure
216,700 216,700 220,700 210,700 209,700 210,200 1987-2020
Catalytic Hydrotreating/Desulfurization
2,165,300 2,166,300 2,179,300 2,132,000 2,097,800 2,080,800 1982-2020
Naphtha/Reformer Feed
443,100 443,100 443,100 424,200 444,200 424,200 1987-2020
Gasoline
270,500 270,500 280,500 280,500 248,300 248,300 2004-2020
Heavy Gas Oil
722,000 723,000 723,000 704,100 708,100 708,100 1987-2020
Distillate Fuel Oil
659,500 659,500 662,500 653,000 627,000 630,000 1987-2020
Kerosene/Jet Fuel
198,100 198,100 198,100 194,800 202,800 203,800 2004-2020
Diesel Fuel
339,300 339,300 341,300 335,100 324,100 326,100 2004-2020
Other Distillate
122,100 122,100 123,100 123,100 100,100 100,100 2004-2020
Residual Fuel Oil/Other
70,200 70,200 70,200 70,200 70,200 70,200 1987-2020
Residual Fuel Oil
0 0 0 0 0 0 2006-2020
Other
70,200 70,200 70,200 70,200 70,200 70,200 2004-2020
Fuels Solvent Deasphalting
56,000 56,000 56,000 56,000 56,000 56,000 1987-2020
Downstream Charge Capacity (Barrels per Calendar Day)
             
Catalytic Reforming
374,929 366,939 375,230 358,839 371,940 375,191 2010-2020
Total Coking
440,860 435,470 438,710 442,000 465,390 471,300 1987-2020
Catalytic Cracking - Fresh Feed
661,720 662,510 666,100 662,100 637,600 640,800 1987-2020
Catalytic Hydro-Cracking
444,880 449,270 443,250 439,100 436,100 443,500 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