Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

California Renewable Fuels Facility California Renewable Fuels Facility Textuals (Details)

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California Renewable Fuels Facility California Renewable Fuels Facility Textuals (Details)
$ in Thousands
3 Months Ended 12 Months Ended
Mar. 01, 2016
USD ($)
Dec. 31, 2016
USD ($)
Sep. 30, 2016
USD ($)
Jun. 30, 2016
USD ($)
Mar. 31, 2016
USD ($)
Dec. 31, 2015
USD ($)
Sep. 30, 2015
USD ($)
Jun. 30, 2015
USD ($)
Mar. 31, 2015
USD ($)
Dec. 31, 2016
USD ($)
barrels
Dec. 31, 2015
USD ($)
Dec. 31, 2014
USD ($)
Business Acquisition                        
Revenues                   $ 0 $ 0 $ 0
Operating Income   $ (9,746) $ (3,414) $ (14,811) $ (39,439) $ (39,100) [1] $ 86,854 $ 88,094 $ 67,561 (67,410) $ 203,409 $ 201,572
California renewable fuels facility                        
Business Acquisition                        
Subsidiary or Equity Method Investee, Cumulative Percentage Ownership after All Transactions 77.00%         32.00%            
Payments to Acquire Businesses, Gross                   $ 27,109    
Throughput, Average | barrels                   3,000    
Business Combination, Step Acquisition, Equity Interest in Acquiree, Remeasurement Gain $ 0                      
Revenues                   $ 147,954    
Operating Income                   $ 24,060    
Scenario, One | California renewable fuels facility                        
Business Acquisition                        
Subsidiary or Equity Method Investee, Cumulative Percentage Ownership after All Transactions                   57.00%    
Scenario, Two | California renewable fuels facility                        
Business Acquisition                        
Subsidiary or Equity Method Investee, Cumulative Percentage Ownership after All Transactions                   62.00%    
[1] During the three months ended December 31, 2015, we recognized a goodwill impairment loss of $39,028 related to our California refining reporting unit (Note 12).