Alon USA Partners, LP (Alon) owns and operates refining and petroleum products marketing business. The Company’s integrated downstream business operates primarily in the South Central and Southwestern regions of the United States. It owns and operates a crude oil refinery in Big Spring, Texas with total throughput capacity of approximately 70,000 barrels per day (bpd). Alon refines crude oil into finished products, which it markets primarily in West and Central Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Arizona through wholesale distribution network to both Alon Energy’s retail convenience stores and other third-party distributors. Its Big Spring refinery produces ultra-low sulfur gasoline, ultra-low sulfur diesel, jet fuel, petrochemicals, petrochemical feedstocks, asphalt and other petroleum products. The Company’s subsidiaries include Alon USA GP II, LLC; Alon USA. Delaware, LLC; Alon USA Refining, LLC, and Alon USA, LP. The Company competes with ExxonMobil, Chevron and Royal Dutch Shell.