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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
144 143 142 140 141 141 1982-2017
Operating
134 139 139 137 139 137 1982-2017
Idle
10 4 3 3 2 4 1982-2017
Atmospheric Crude Oil Distillation Capacity
             
Operable (Barrels per Calendar Day)
17,322,178 17,823,659 17,924,630 17,967,088 18,317,036 18,617,027 1982-2017
Operating
16,744,291 16,775,658 17,730,200 17,767,588 18,165,136 18,314,127 1982-2017
Idle
577,887 1,048,001 194,430 199,500 151,900 302,900 1982-2017
Operable (Barrels per Stream Day)
18,560,350 18,971,643 19,064,210 19,134,102 19,507,602 19,799,819 1982-2017
Operating
17,945,443 17,863,443 18,853,210 18,916,102 19,345,102 19,473,319 1982-2017
Idle
614,907 1,108,200 211,000 218,000 162,500 326,500 1982-2017
Downstream Charge Capacity (Barrels per Stream Day)
             
Vacuum Distillation
8,679,643 8,938,093 8,987,443 8,979,485 9,073,285 9,125,573 1982-2017
Thermal Cracking
2,763,356 2,877,456 2,958,556 2,974,508 2,983,265 2,993,665 1982-2017
Total Coking
2,736,756 2,850,856 2,931,956 2,947,908 2,956,665 2,967,065 1987-2017
Delayed Coking
2,577,856 2,691,956 2,773,056 2,789,008 2,797,765 2,808,165 1987-2017
Fluid Coking
158,900 158,900 158,900 158,900 158,900 158,900 1987-2017
Visbreaking
16,000 16,000 16,000 16,000 16,000 16,000 1987-2017
Other (Including Gas Oil)
10,600 10,600 10,600 10,600 10,600 10,600 1987-2017
Catalytic Cracking - Fresh Feed
6,032,512 6,089,366 6,031,866 6,012,478 6,052,183 6,007,472 1982-2017
Catalytic Cracking - Recycle Feed
84,890 84,390 75,890 75,890 75,690 75,690 1982-2017
Catalytic Hydro-Cracking
1,879,600 2,080,700 2,208,231 2,305,400 2,317,600 2,421,300 1982-2017
Distillate
596,500 621,300 686,131 687,000 687,400 682,500 2004-2017
Gas Oil
1,161,100 1,337,400 1,400,100 1,491,400 1,503,200 1,609,300 2004-2017
Residual
122,000 122,000 122,000 127,000 127,000 129,500 2004-2017
Catalytic Reforming
3,641,813 3,758,347 3,759,323 3,740,763 3,743,063 3,749,813 1982-2017
Low Pressure
2,347,850 2,486,550 2,541,250 2,615,750 2,658,740 2,675,590 1987-2017
High Pressure
1,293,963 1,271,797 1,218,073 1,125,013 1,084,323 1,074,223 1987-2017
Catalytic Hydrotreating/Desulfurization
16,565,262 16,860,186 17,094,540 17,323,829 17,482,804 17,621,484 1982-2017
Naphtha/Reformer Feed
4,360,593 4,522,347 4,564,683 4,595,573 4,614,073 4,650,491 1987-2017
Gasoline
2,519,082 2,582,182 2,639,235 2,727,384 2,773,434 2,905,437 2004-2017
Heavy Gas Oil
2,877,138 2,895,938 2,949,638 2,972,438 2,971,838 2,919,338 1987-2017
Distillate Fuel Oil
6,063,001 6,237,071 6,348,036 6,420,486 6,508,211 6,563,086 1987-2017
Kerosene/Jet Fuel
1,489,750 1,544,850 1,539,250 1,563,850 1,570,850 1,574,550 2004-2017
Diesel Fuel
3,981,411 4,108,581 4,251,931 4,297,181 4,375,906 4,472,886 2004-2017
Other Distillate
591,840 583,640 556,855 559,455 561,455 515,650 2004-2017
Residual Fuel Oil/Other
745,448 622,648 592,948 607,948 615,248 583,132 1987-2017
Residual Fuel Oil
246,000 246,000 246,000 246,000 246,000 196,500 2004-2017
Other
499,448 376,648 346,948 361,948 369,248 386,632 2004-2017
Fuels Solvent Deasphalting
374,550 367,550 369,550 370,050 370,550 393,050 1987-2017
Downstream Charge Capacity (Barrels per Calendar Day)
             
Catalytic Reforming
3,246,874 3,405,017 3,419,407 3,392,641 3,385,049 3,419,464 2010-2017
Total Coking
2,499,293 2,596,369 2,686,917 2,686,299 2,650,839 2,689,470 1987-2017
Catalytic Cracking - Fresh Feed
5,611,191 5,681,643 5,616,015 5,583,169 5,596,552 5,530,482 1987-2017
Catalytic Hydro-Cracking
1,706,540 1,887,024 2,034,689 2,123,431 2,121,715 2,220,779 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