FORM 4
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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
Alon Assets, Inc.
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Alon USA Partners, LP [ALDW]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
_____ Director __X__ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below) __X__ Other (specify below)
Director by Deputization
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
12700 PARK CENTRAL DRIVE, SUITE 1600
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
02/07/2018
(Street)

DALLAS, TX 75251
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed(Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing(Check Applicable Line)
___ Form filed by One Reporting Person
_X_ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Units 02/07/2018   P   11,529,328 (1) (2) (3) A $ 0 (2) 51,000,000 (4) D  

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Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
Alon Assets, Inc.
12700 PARK CENTRAL DRIVE
SUITE 1600
DALLAS, TX 75251
    X   Director by Deputization
Alon USA Capital, Inc.
12700 PARK CENTRAL DRIVE
SUITE 1600
DALLAS, TX 75251
    X   Director by Deputization
Alon USA Energy, Inc.
12700 PARK CENTRAL DRIVE
SUITE 1600
DALLAS, TX 75251
    X    
Alon USA, Inc.
12700 PARK CENTRAL DRIVE
SUITE 1600
DALLAS, TX 75251
  X     Director by Deputization

Signatures

 /s/ Alon Assets, Inc. by Kevin Kremke, Attorney-In-Fact   02/09/2018
**Signature of Reporting Person Date

 /s/ Alon USA Capital, Inc. by Kevin Kremke, Attorney-In-Fact   02/09/2018
**Signature of Reporting Person Date

 /s/ Alon USA Energy, Inc. bu Kevin Kremke, Attorney-In-Fact   02/09/2018
**Signature of Reporting Person Date

 Alon USA, Inc. by Kevin Kremke, Attorney-In-Fact   02/09/2018
**Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) On February 7, 2017, pursuant to the Agreement and Plan of Merger dated as of November 8, 2017 (the "Merger Agreement"), among Delek US Holdings, Inc. ( "Parent"), Sugarland Mergeco, LLC ("Merger Sub"), Alon USA Partners, LP ( "MLP"), and Alon USA Partners GP, LLC ( "MLP GP"), Merger Sub merged with and into MLP, with MLP continuing as the surviving entity (the "Merger"). As a result, MLP is an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of Parent.
(2) Pursuant to the Merger Agreement, each common unit representing limited partnership interests in MLP other than common units owned by Parent and its affiliates (each, a "MLP Public Unit"), including the Reporting Persons, issued and outstanding immediately prior to the effective time of the Merger was converted into, and became exchangeable for, 0.4900 of a share of validly issued, fully paid and non-assessable Parent share and each such MLP Public Unit was canceled and retired and ceased to exist.
(3) These common units are held by Delek US Energy, Inc. ("DEI"), the sole member of Merger Sub. All of the issued and outstanding capital stock of DEI is owned, beneficially and of record, by Parent
(4) The common units are owned directly by Alon Assets, Inc. ("Alon Assets"), which is a Reporting Person.

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