Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Alon USA Partners, LP Alon USA Partners, LP Distributions (Details)

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Alon USA Partners, LP Alon USA Partners, LP Distributions (Details) - USD ($)
$ / shares in Units, $ in Thousands
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2016
Dec. 31, 2015
Dec. 31, 2014
Distribution Made to Limited Partner      
Distribution Made to Limited Partner, Distributions Paid, Per Unit $ 0.37 $ 3.43 $ 2.02
Distribution Made to Limited Partner, Cash Distributions Paid $ 23,132 $ 214,405 $ 126,262
Non-controlling Interest      
Distribution Made to Limited Partner      
Distribution Made to Limited Partner, Cash Distributions Paid $ 4,262 $ 39,475 $ 23,242
Cash Distribution      
Distribution Made to Limited Partner      
Cash Available for Distributions, Per Unit [1] $ 0.40 $ 2.81 $ 2.54
[1] Represents the aggregate cash available for distribution per unit attributable to the period indicated. This represents the difference between cash available for distribution and distributions paid in the table above.