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Number and Capacity of Petroleum Refineries
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Number of Operable Refineries
             
Total Number of Operable Refineries
19 19 19 18 18 17 1982-2018
Operating
19 19 19 18 18 17 1982-2018
Idle
0 0 0 0 0 0 1982-2018
Atmospheric Crude Oil Distillation Capacity
             
Operable (Barrels per Calendar Day)
3,273,020 3,274,520 3,323,120 3,348,820 3,343,206 3,302,507 1982-2018
Operating
3,273,020 3,274,520 3,323,120 3,348,820 3,343,206 3,302,507 1982-2018
Idle
0 0 0 0 0 0 1982-2018
Operable (Barrels per Stream Day)
3,423,855 3,426,855 3,483,855 3,504,355 3,530,355 3,514,230 1982-2018
Operating
3,423,855 3,426,855 3,483,855 3,504,355 3,530,355 3,514,230 1982-2018
Idle
0 0 0 0 0 0 1982-2018
Downstream Charge Capacity (Barrels per Stream Day)
             
Vacuum Distillation
1,703,100 1,703,100 1,718,400 1,761,000 1,787,900 1,752,076 1982-2018
Thermal Cracking
558,600 563,100 566,100 564,100 567,100 569,100 1982-2018
Total Coking
548,000 552,500 555,500 553,500 556,500 558,500 1987-2018
Delayed Coking
548,000 552,500 555,500 553,500 556,500 558,500 1987-2018
Fluid Coking
0 0 0 0 0 0 2006-2018
Visbreaking
0 0 0 0 0 0 1987-2018
Other (Including Gas Oil)
10,600 10,600 10,600 10,600 10,600 10,600 1987-2018
Catalytic Cracking - Fresh Feed
1,165,900 1,165,900 1,130,900 1,130,900 1,137,200 1,138,200 1982-2018
Catalytic Cracking - Recycle Feed
5,500 5,500 5,500 5,500 5,500 5,500 1982-2018
Catalytic Hydro-Cracking
342,000 444,500 474,300 477,100 488,400 501,400 1982-2018
Distillate
27,000 55,000 55,000 55,000 55,000 55,000 2006-2018
Gas Oil
263,000 337,500 367,300 370,100 378,900 391,900 2004-2018
Residual
52,000 52,000 52,000 52,000 54,500 54,500 2004-2018
Catalytic Reforming
589,000 600,640 604,990 607,490 606,890 649,890 1982-2018
Low Pressure
439,400 451,000 451,500 501,290 500,690 507,690 1987-2018
High Pressure
149,600 149,640 153,490 106,200 106,200 142,200 1987-2018
Catalytic Hydrotreating/Desulfurization
2,852,300 2,931,900 2,950,540 2,977,940 3,030,140 3,069,830 1982-2018
Naphtha/Reformer Feed
685,200 696,700 699,740 699,340 711,940 715,940 1987-2018
Gasoline
701,500 729,900 755,900 759,900 770,900 799,590 2004-2018
Heavy Gas Oil
319,700 319,400 304,900 305,700 305,700 305,700 1987-2018
Distillate Fuel Oil
1,132,200 1,149,200 1,153,300 1,175,500 1,204,100 1,211,100 1987-2018
Kerosene/Jet Fuel
227,500 237,000 237,000 240,200 242,000 242,000 2004-2018
Diesel Fuel
860,700 868,200 872,300 891,300 918,100 925,100 2004-2018
Other Distillate
44,000 44,000 44,000 44,000 44,000 44,000 2004-2018
Residual Fuel Oil/Other
13,700 36,700 36,700 37,500 37,500 37,500 1987-2018
Residual Fuel Oil
12,500 12,500 12,500 12,500 12,500 12,500 2004-2018
Other
1,200 24,200 24,200 25,000 25,000 25,000 2004-2018
Fuels Solvent Deasphalting
68,500 70,500 70,500 71,000 71,000 71,000 1987-2018
Downstream Charge Capacity (Barrels per Calendar Day)
             
Catalytic Reforming
524,788 535,446 544,867 542,329 562,129 592,122 2010-2018
Total Coking
508,030 507,700 513,300 480,585 491,510 507,600 1987-2018
Catalytic Cracking - Fresh Feed
1,092,059 1,084,613 1,054,752 1,010,141 1,000,845 1,034,089 1987-2018
Catalytic Hydro-Cracking
302,927 404,219 434,081 435,856 450,199 448,430 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