Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document and Entity Information Document

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Document and Entity Information Document - USD ($)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2016
Feb. 21, 2017
Jun. 30, 2016
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, 2016    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2016    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Amendment Flag false    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   62,520,220  
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Public Float     $ 115,962,352