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Number and Capacity of Petroleum Refineries
Area: Period:
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Number of Operable Refineries
             
Total Number of Operable Refineries
27 27 27 27 29 30 1982-2017
Operating
26 27 27 26 29 29 1982-2017
Idle
1 0 0 1 0 1 1982-2017
Atmospheric Crude Oil Distillation Capacity
             
Operable (Barrels per Calendar Day)
4,761,495 5,128,431 5,174,209 5,233,747 5,452,250 5,671,490 1982-2017
Operating
4,656,406 4,754,681 5,174,209 5,191,747 5,452,250 5,628,990 1982-2017
Idle
105,089 373,750 0 42,000 0 42,500 1982-2017
Operable (Barrels per Stream Day)
5,145,400 5,480,400 5,512,500 5,610,000 5,841,700 6,025,900 1982-2017
Operating
5,030,400 5,090,400 5,512,500 5,560,000 5,841,700 5,975,900 1982-2017
Idle
115,000 390,000 0 50,000 0 50,000 1982-2017
Downstream Charge Capacity (Barrels per Stream Day)
             
Vacuum Distillation
2,446,200 2,613,200 2,601,500 2,574,000 2,605,000 2,611,200 1982-2017
Thermal Cracking
820,080 913,280 924,180 934,180 935,080 935,580 1982-2017
Total Coking
820,080 913,280 924,180 934,180 935,080 935,580 1987-2017
Delayed Coking
778,080 871,280 882,180 892,180 893,080 893,580 1987-2017
Fluid Coking
42,000 42,000 42,000 42,000 42,000 42,000 1987-2017
Visbreaking
0 0 0 0 0 0 1987-2017
Other (Including Gas Oil)
0 0 0 0 0 0 1987-2017
Catalytic Cracking - Fresh Feed
1,803,405 1,817,205 1,826,005 1,828,505 1,842,450 1,779,200 1982-2017
Catalytic Cracking - Recycle Feed
33,000 33,000 25,000 25,000 25,000 25,000 1982-2017
Catalytic Hydro-Cracking
510,700 650,600 671,831 692,400 696,300 733,100 1982-2017
Distillate
229,200 237,100 250,331 250,900 251,300 246,300 2006-2017
Gas Oil
211,500 343,500 351,500 366,500 370,000 411,800 2004-2017
Residual
70,000 70,000 70,000 75,000 75,000 75,000 2004-2017
Catalytic Reforming
996,890 1,078,390 1,076,290 1,076,880 1,077,480 1,085,980 1982-2017
Low Pressure
805,200 886,700 885,600 960,600 962,200 970,700 1987-2017
High Pressure
191,690 191,690 190,690 116,280 115,280 115,280 1987-2017
Catalytic Hydrotreating/Desulfurization
5,374,990 5,540,480 5,566,280 5,606,530 5,682,855 5,726,155 1982-2017
Naphtha/Reformer Feed
1,254,220 1,364,040 1,377,240 1,396,390 1,400,590 1,411,590 1987-2017
Gasoline
931,100 917,100 947,000 952,700 985,500 1,054,800 2004-2017
Heavy Gas Oil
965,040 943,140 947,140 946,140 949,740 918,240 1987-2017
Distillate Fuel Oil
1,827,830 1,919,400 1,939,100 1,955,500 1,984,725 2,011,825 1987-2017
Kerosene/Jet Fuel
605,200 637,200 619,200 635,700 628,800 629,700 2004-2017
Diesel Fuel
1,161,630 1,221,200 1,258,900 1,258,800 1,294,925 1,366,125 2004-2017
Other Distillate
61,000 61,000 61,000 61,000 61,000 16,000 2004-2017
Residual Fuel Oil/Other
396,800 396,800 355,800 355,800 362,300 329,700 1987-2017
Residual Fuel Oil
233,500 233,500 233,500 233,500 233,500 184,000 2004-2017
Other
163,300 163,300 122,300 122,300 128,800 145,700 2004-2017
Fuels Solvent Deasphalting
165,500 165,500 165,500 166,000 166,000 166,000 1987-2017
Downstream Charge Capacity (Barrels per Calendar Day)
             
Catalytic Reforming
889,378 1,008,227 1,000,037 994,485 991,641 1,010,150 2010-2017
Total Coking
746,156 823,146 843,796 848,599 849,441 865,820 1987-2017
Catalytic Cracking - Fresh Feed
1,680,890 1,695,814 1,691,351 1,686,631 1,716,896 1,664,297 1987-2017
Catalytic Hydro-Cracking
453,486 592,687 628,520 643,320 633,089 676,140 1987-2017
- = 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: 06/21/2017
Next Release Date: 06/29/2018