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Number and Capacity of Petroleum Refineries
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Number of Operable Refineries
             
Total Number of Operable Refineries
27 27 27 29 30 29 1982-2018
Operating
27 27 26 29 29 29 1982-2018
Idle
0 0 1 0 1 0 1982-2018
Atmospheric Crude Oil Distillation Capacity
             
Operable (Barrels per Calendar Day)
5,128,431 5,174,209 5,233,747 5,452,250 5,671,490 5,701,414 1982-2018
Operating
4,754,681 5,174,209 5,191,747 5,452,250 5,628,990 5,701,414 1982-2018
Idle
373,750 0 42,000 0 42,500 0 1982-2018
Operable (Barrels per Stream Day)
5,480,400 5,512,500 5,610,000 5,841,700 6,025,900 6,107,300 1982-2018
Operating
5,090,400 5,512,500 5,560,000 5,841,700 5,975,900 6,107,300 1982-2018
Idle
390,000 0 50,000 0 50,000 0 1982-2018
Downstream Charge Capacity (Barrels per Stream Day)
             
Vacuum Distillation
2,613,200 2,601,500 2,574,000 2,605,000 2,611,200 2,615,200 1982-2018
Thermal Cracking
913,280 924,180 934,180 935,080 935,580 943,080 1982-2018
Total Coking
913,280 924,180 934,180 935,080 935,580 943,080 1987-2018
Delayed Coking
871,280 882,180 892,180 893,080 893,580 901,080 1987-2018
Fluid Coking
42,000 42,000 42,000 42,000 42,000 42,000 1987-2018
Visbreaking
0 0 0 0 0 0 1987-2018
Other (Including Gas Oil)
0 0 0 0 0 0 1987-2018
Catalytic Cracking - Fresh Feed
1,817,205 1,826,005 1,828,505 1,842,450 1,779,200 1,791,200 1982-2018
Catalytic Cracking - Recycle Feed
33,000 25,000 25,000 25,000 25,000 25,000 1982-2018
Catalytic Hydro-Cracking
650,600 671,831 692,400 696,300 733,100 743,700 1982-2018
Distillate
237,100 250,331 250,900 251,300 246,300 250,300 2006-2018
Gas Oil
343,500 351,500 366,500 370,000 411,800 409,900 2004-2018
Residual
70,000 70,000 75,000 75,000 75,000 83,500 2004-2018
Catalytic Reforming
1,078,390 1,076,290 1,076,880 1,077,480 1,085,980 1,090,980 1982-2018
Low Pressure
886,700 885,600 960,600 962,200 970,700 975,700 1987-2018
High Pressure
191,690 190,690 116,280 115,280 115,280 115,280 1987-2018
Catalytic Hydrotreating/Desulfurization
5,540,480 5,566,280 5,606,530 5,682,855 5,726,155 5,733,355 1982-2018
Naphtha/Reformer Feed
1,364,040 1,377,240 1,396,390 1,400,590 1,411,590 1,408,490 1987-2018
Gasoline
917,100 947,000 952,700 985,500 1,054,800 1,058,100 2004-2018
Heavy Gas Oil
943,140 947,140 946,140 949,740 918,240 921,240 1987-2018
Distillate Fuel Oil
1,919,400 1,939,100 1,955,500 1,984,725 2,011,825 2,015,825 1987-2018
Kerosene/Jet Fuel
637,200 619,200 635,700 628,800 629,700 628,700 2004-2018
Diesel Fuel
1,221,200 1,258,900 1,258,800 1,294,925 1,366,125 1,371,125 2004-2018
Other Distillate
61,000 61,000 61,000 61,000 16,000 16,000 2004-2018
Residual Fuel Oil/Other
396,800 355,800 355,800 362,300 329,700 329,700 1987-2018
Residual Fuel Oil
233,500 233,500 233,500 233,500 184,000 184,000 2004-2018
Other
163,300 122,300 122,300 128,800 145,700 145,700 2004-2018
Fuels Solvent Deasphalting
165,500 165,500 166,000 166,000 166,000 166,000 1987-2018
Downstream Charge Capacity (Barrels per Calendar Day)
             
Catalytic Reforming
1,008,227 1,000,037 994,485 991,641 1,010,150 1,013,263 2010-2018
Total Coking
823,146 843,796 848,599 849,441 865,820 864,320 1987-2018
Catalytic Cracking - Fresh Feed
1,695,814 1,691,351 1,686,631 1,716,896 1,664,297 1,672,198 1987-2018
Catalytic Hydro-Cracking
592,687 628,520 643,320 633,089 676,140 687,419 1987-2018
- = 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: 06/25/2018
Next Release Date: 06/28/2019