U.S. refining capacity jumps more than 100,000 bpd

July 1, 2014

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (eia) recently released Refinery Capacity Report, U.S. refiners have increased the nation's total atmospheric crude oil distillation capacity (ACDU) to 17.9 million barrels per calendar day (bbl/cd), a 101,000-bbl/cd increase in capacity from January 1, 2013.  After a handful of refinery sales and changes in ownership last year, there was a slight shake up in the largest U.S. refiner rankings, with Marathon Petroleum moving up to #3.  Listed below are the current top 5 U.S. refiners, based on total refining capacity.  These 5 companies are responsible for 45% of the total U.S. refining capacity.

  1. Valero Energy Corporation
  2. Exxon Mobil Corporation
  3. Marathon Petroleum Corporation
  4. Phillips 66
  5. Motiva

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