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Number and Capacity of Petroleum Refineries
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Number of Operable Refineries
             
Total Number of Operable Refineries
30 29 30 31 31 32 1982-2022
Operating
29 29 29 30 30 30 1982-2022
Idle
1 0 1 1 1 2 1982-2022
Atmospheric Crude Oil Distillation Capacity
             
Operable (Barrels per Calendar Day)
5,671,490 5,701,414 5,787,494 5,855,529 5,814,229 5,948,529 1982-2022
Operating
5,628,990 5,701,414 5,752,494 5,820,529 5,734,229 5,858,529 1982-2022
Idle
42,500 0 35,000 35,000 80,000 90,000 1982-2022
Operable (Barrels per Stream Day)
6,025,900 6,107,300 6,196,000 6,217,800 6,232,750 6,319,039 1982-2022
Operating
5,975,900 6,107,300 6,158,000 6,179,800 6,144,750 6,219,039 1982-2022
Idle
50,000 0 38,000 38,000 88,000 100,000 1982-2022
Downstream Charge Capacity (Barrels per Stream Day)
             
Vacuum Distillation
2,611,200 2,615,200 2,630,700 2,631,000 2,631,000 2,632,000 1982-2022
Thermal Cracking
935,580 943,080 952,980 955,707 959,707 942,207 1982-2022
Total Coking
935,580 943,080 952,980 955,707 959,707 942,207 1987-2022
Delayed Coking
893,580 901,080 910,980 913,707 917,707 900,207 1987-2022
Fluid Coking
42,000 42,000 42,000 42,000 42,000 42,000 1987-2022
Visbreaking
0 0 0 0 0 0 1987-2022
Other (Including Gas Oil)
0 0 0 0 0 0 1987-2022
Catalytic Cracking - Fresh Feed
1,779,200 1,791,200 1,795,190 1,791,190 1,783,190 1,784,067 1982-2022
Catalytic Cracking - Recycle Feed
25,000 25,000 13,000 13,000 13,000 13,000 1982-2022
Catalytic Hydro-Cracking
733,100 743,700 760,600 764,100 764,600 769,000 1982-2022
Distillate
246,300 250,300 250,300 250,300 250,300 250,800 2006-2022
Gas Oil
411,800 409,900 425,800 429,300 429,800 433,700 2004-2022
Residual
75,000 83,500 84,500 84,500 84,500 84,500 2004-2022
Catalytic Reforming
1,085,980 1,090,980 1,084,480 1,087,080 1,086,180 1,092,680 1982-2022
Low Pressure
970,700 975,700 979,200 981,800 980,900 987,400 1987-2022
High Pressure
115,280 115,280 105,280 105,280 105,280 105,280 1987-2022
Catalytic Hydrotreating/Desulfurization
5,726,155 5,733,355 5,820,770 5,781,820 5,809,720 5,825,721 1982-2022
Naphtha/Reformer Feed
1,411,590 1,408,490 1,405,590 1,424,090 1,437,840 1,465,200 1987-2022
Gasoline
1,054,800 1,058,100 1,117,220 1,116,180 1,123,180 1,124,221 2004-2022
Heavy Gas Oil
918,240 921,240 1,033,640 980,140 991,840 991,840 1987-2022
Distillate Fuel Oil
2,011,825 2,015,825 2,043,620 2,044,410 2,040,860 2,027,460 1987-2022
Kerosene/Jet Fuel
629,700 628,700 630,200 629,700 619,600 602,100 2004-2022
Diesel Fuel
1,366,125 1,371,125 1,397,420 1,398,710 1,405,260 1,409,360 2004-2022
Other Distillate
16,000 16,000 16,000 16,000 16,000 16,000 2004-2022
Residual Fuel Oil/Other
329,700 329,700 220,700 217,000 216,000 217,000 1987-2022
Residual Fuel Oil
184,000 184,000 75,000 75,000 75,000 75,000 2004-2022
Other
145,700 145,700 145,700 142,000 141,000 142,000 2004-2022
Fuels Solvent Deasphalting
166,000 166,000 168,000 168,000 168,500 168,500 1987-2022
Downstream Charge Capacity (Barrels per Calendar Day)
             
Catalytic Reforming
1,010,150 1,013,263 1,014,240 1,027,540 1,014,945 1,025,325 2010-2022
Total Coking
865,820 864,320 864,862 887,181 865,947 864,390 1987-2022
Catalytic Cracking - Fresh Feed
1,664,297 1,672,198 1,694,432 1,669,758 1,663,996 1,648,870 1987-2022
Catalytic Hydro-Cracking
676,140 687,419 707,200 708,760 707,600 720,000 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