Alon USA Energy Inc. is an independent refiner and marketer of petroleum products, operating primarily in the South Central, Southwestern and Western regions of the United States. The Company’s crude oil refineries are located in Texas, California and Louisiana and have a combined throughput capacity of approximately 214,000 barrels per day (bpd). The Company’s refineries produce petroleum products including various grades of gasoline, diesel fuel, jet fuel, petrochemicals, petrochemical feedstocks, asphalt and other petroleum-based products. The Company’s operating segments are refining and marketing, asphalt and retail. The Company’s marketing of transportation fuels produced at Big Spring refinery is focused on West and Central Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Arizona through its physically integrated system. The Company’s refining and marketing segment sells refined products from Big Spring refinery in both the wholesale rack and bulk markets.