Annual report pursuant to section 13 and 15(d)

Document and Entity Information Document

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Document and Entity Information Document (USD $)
In Thousands, except Share data, unless otherwise specified
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2013
Mar. 01, 2014
Jun. 30, 2013
Entity Information      
Entity Registrant Name Alon USA Partners, LP    
Entity Central Index Key 0001556766    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Entity Filer Category Accelerated Filer    
Document Type 10-K    
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2013    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2013    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Amendment Flag false    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   62,502,467  
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Public Float     $ 273,700