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Alon Refining Krotz Springs, Inc. – Alon USA Energy, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2014 Results (May 1st, 2014)

Investors: Jack Lascar/ Sheila StueweDennard § Lascar Associates, LLC 713-529-6600Media: Blake LewisLewis Public Relations214-635-3020Ruth SheetritSMG Public Relations011-972-547-555551

Alon Refining Krotz Springs, Inc. – Alon USA Energy, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Results (March 7th, 2014)

Investors: Jack Lascar/ Sheila StueweDennard § Lascar Associates, LLC 713-529-6600Media: Blake LewisLewis Public Relations214-635-3020Ruth SheetritSMG Public Relations011-972-547-555551

Alon Refining Krotz Springs, Inc. – Alon USA Reports Third Quarter Results (November 7th, 2013)

DALLAS, TEXAS, November 7, 2013 - Alon USA Energy, Inc. (NYSE: ALJ) (“Alon”) today announced results for the third quarter of 2013. Net loss available to stockholders for the third quarter of 2013 was $(28.7) million, or $(0.47) per share, compared to net income available to stockholders of $43.2 million, or $0.76 per share, for the same period last year. Excluding special items, Alon recorded net loss available to stockholders of $(28.9) million, or $(0.47) per share, for the third quarter of 2013, compared to net income available to stockholders of $47.6 million, or $0.84 per share, for the same period last year.

Alon Refining Krotz Springs, Inc. – Alon USA Energy, Inc. Announces Private Offering of $130 Million of Convertible Senior Notes (September 9th, 2013)

DALLAS, September 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Alon USA Energy, Inc. (NYSE: ALJ) (“Alon”) today announced that it intends to offer, subject to market conditions and other factors, $130 million aggregate principal amount of convertible senior notes due 2018 (the “Convertible Notes”) in a private offering to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”). The Company expects to grant an option to the initial purchasers for up to an additional $20 million aggregate principal amount of Convertible Notes. The Convertible Notes are expected to pay interest semiannually and will be convertible into cash, shares of the Company’s common stock or a combination of cash and shares of the Company’s common stock, at the Company’s election, based on a conversion rate to be determined. The Convertible Notes will mature on September 15, 2018, unless repurchased or converted in accordance with their terms prior to such date. Prior to

Alon Refining Krotz Springs, Inc. – SECOND AMENDMENT TO CREDIT AGREEMENT (August 14th, 2013)

SECOND AMENDMENT TO CREDIT AGREEMENT (this “Amendment”), dated as of July 31, 2013, by and between ALON REFINING KROTZ SPRINGS, INC., a Delaware corporation (“Borrower”), and GOLDMAN SACHS BANK USA, as Issuing Bank (“Issuing Bank”).

Alon Refining Krotz Springs, Inc. – Alon USA Reports Second Quarter Results (August 7th, 2013)

DALLAS, TEXAS, August 6, 2013 - Alon USA Energy, Inc. (NYSE: ALJ) (“Alon”) today announced results for the second quarter of 2013. Net income for the second quarter of 2013 was $19.9 million of which $8.4 million was attributable to non-controlling interest, resulting in net income available to stockholders of $11.5 million, or $0.17 per share, compared to net income available to stockholders of $43.1 million, or $0.77 per share, for the same period last year. Excluding special items, Alon recorded net income available to stockholders of $17.2 million, or $0.27 per share, for the second quarter of 2013, compared to net income available to stockholders of $35.2 million, or $0.63 per share, for the same period last year.

Alon Refining Krotz Springs, Inc. – PRODUCT OFFTAKE AGREEMENT (July 8th, 2013)

THIS PRODUCT OFFTAKE AGREEMENT (this "Agreement") is to be effective as of July 1, 2013 (the "Effective Date"), by and between ALON REFINING KROTZ SPRINGS, INC., a Delaware corporation ("Seller"), and BP PRODUCTS NORTH AMERICA, INC., a Delaware corporation ("Buyer"). Seller and Buyer may sometimes be referred to herein collectively as the “Parties” and each individually a “Party.”

Alon Refining Krotz Springs, Inc. – PRODUCT OFFTAKE AGREEMENT (July 8th, 2013)

THIS PRODUCT OFFTAKE AGREEMENT (this “Agreement”) is to be effective as of July 1, 2013 (the “Effective Date”), by and between ALON REFINING KROTZ SPRINGS, INC., a Delaware corporation (“Seller”), and VALERO MARKETING AND SUPPLY COMPANY, a Delaware corporation (“Buyer”). Seller and Buyer may sometimes be referred to herein collectively as the “Parties” and each individually a “Party.”

Alon Refining Krotz Springs, Inc. – AMENDMENT to THE SUPPLY AND OFFTAKE AGREEMENT (May 15th, 2013)

THIS AMENDMENT to THE SUPPLY AND OFFTAKE AGREEMENT (this “Amendment”), dated as of February 1, 2013 is made between J. Aron & Company, a general partnership organized under the laws of New York (“Aron”) located at 200 West Street, New York, New York 10282-2198, and Alon Refining Krotz Springs, Inc. (the “Company”), a Delaware corporation located at 12700 Park Central Dr., Suite 1600, Dallas, Texas 75251 (each referred to individually as a “Party” or collectively as the “Parties”).

Alon Refining Krotz Springs, Inc. – Alon USA Reports First Quarter Results (May 9th, 2013)

DALLAS, TEXAS, May 8, 2013 - Alon USA Energy, Inc. (NYSE: ALJ) (“Alon”) today announced results for the first quarter of 2013. Net income for the first quarter of 2013 was $54.2 million, or $0.86 per share, compared to net loss of $(29.4) million, or $(0.52) per share, for the same period last year. Excluding special items, Alon recorded net income of $54.2 million, or $0.86 per share, for the first quarter of 2013, compared to net income of $8.5 million, or $0.15 per share, for the same period last year.

Alon Refining Krotz Springs, Inc. – Alon USA Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012 Results (March 7th, 2013)

DALLAS, TEXAS, March 6, 2013 - Alon USA Energy, Inc. (NYSE: ALJ) (“Alon”) today announced results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2012. Net income for the fourth quarter of 2012 was $22.2 million, or $0.35 per share, compared to net loss of $(12.9) million, or $(0.23) per share, for the same period last year. Excluding special items, Alon recorded net income of $36.1 million, or $0.58 per share, for the fourth quarter of 2012, compared to net loss of $(43.7) million, or $(0.78) per share, for the same period last year.

Alon Refining Krotz Springs, Inc. – Alon USA Reports Third Quarter Results (November 6th, 2012)

DALLAS, TEXAS, November 5, 2012 - Alon USA Energy, Inc. (NYSE: ALJ) (“Alon”) today announced results for the third quarter of 2012. Net income for the third quarter of 2012 was $43.2 million, or $0.76 per share, compared to net income of $28.6 million, or $0.51 per share, for the same period last year. Excluding special items, Alon recorded net income of $47.6 million, or $0.84 per share, for the third quarter of 2012, compared to net income of $39.0 million, or $0.70 per share, for the same period last year.

Alon Refining Krotz Springs, Inc. – Alon USA Reports Second Quarter Results (August 9th, 2012)

DALLAS, TEXAS, August 8, 2012 - Alon USA Energy, Inc. (NYSE: ALJ) (“Alon”) today announced results for the second quarter of 2012. Net income for the second quarter of 2012 was $43.1 million, or $0.77 per share, compared to net income of $13.7 million, or $0.25 per share, for the same period last year. Excluding special items, Alon recorded net income of $35.2 million, or $0.63 per share, for the second quarter of 2012, compared to net income of $16.7 million, or $0.30 per share, for the same period last year.

Alon Refining Krotz Springs, Inc. – Alon USA Reports First Quarter Results (May 4th, 2012)

DALLAS, TEXAS, May 3, 2012 - Alon USA Energy, Inc. (NYSE: ALJ) (“Alon”) today announced results for the first quarter of 2012. Net loss for the first quarter of 2012 was $29.4 million, or $0.52 per share, compared to net income of $13.1 million, or $0.24 per share, for the same period last year. Excluding special items, Alon recorded net income of $8.4 million, or $0.15 per share, for the first quarter of 2012, compared to net income of $18.7 million, or $0.34 per share, for the same period last year.

Alon Refining Krotz Springs, Inc. – Contract (March 16th, 2012)

INTERCREDITOR AGREEMENT (this “Agreement”) dated as of October 22, 2009, between WILMINGTON TRUST FSB, in its capacity as collateral agent for, and acting on behalf of, the Note Secured Parties (together with its successors and assigns in such capacity, the “Note Collateral Agent”); BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., in its capacity as administrative agent for, and acting on behalf of, the Revolving Secured Parties (together with its successors and assigns in such capacity, the “Revolving Collateral Agent”); and any Crack Spread Hedging Secured Party (as defined herein) from time to time party hereto. Capitalized terms used in this Agreement have the meanings assigned to them in Article I below.

Alon Refining Krotz Springs, Inc. – 131/2% SENIOR SECURED NOTES DUE 2014 (March 16th, 2012)

INDENTURE dated as of October 22, 2009 among Alon Refining Krotz Springs, Inc., a Delaware corporation, the Guarantors (if any) and Wilmington Trust FSB, as trustee and collateral agent.

Alon Refining Krotz Springs, Inc. – Consent Solicitation for its 13 1/2% Senior Secured Notes Due 2014 (March 16th, 2012)

DALLAS, TEXAS – March 15, 2012— Alon Refining Krotz Springs, Inc. (the “Company”) announced today that it has commenced a cash tender offer and consent solicitation for any and all of its outstanding 13 1/2% Senior Secured Notes due 2014 (the “Notes”) as described in the following table.

Alon Refining Krotz Springs, Inc. – Alon USA Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Results (March 9th, 2012)

DALLAS, TEXAS, March 8, 2012 - Alon USA Energy, Inc. (NYSE: ALJ) (“Alon”) today announced results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2011. All in all, we had a record year on an adjusted EBITDA basis, although net loss available to common stockholders for the fourth quarter of 2011 was $(12.9) million, or $(0.23) per share, compared to net loss available to common stockholders of $(25.1) million, or $(0.46) per share, for the same period last year. Excluding special items, primarily non-cash gains on unrealized commodity swaps, Alon recorded net loss available to common stockholders of $(43.7) million, or $(0.78) per share, for the fourth quarter of 2011, compared to net loss available to common stockholders of $(20.2) million, or $(0.37) per share, for the same period last year.

Alon Refining Krotz Springs, Inc. – Alon USA Reports Third Quarter Results (November 4th, 2011)

DALLAS, TEXAS, November 3, 2011 - Alon USA Energy, Inc. (NYSE: ALJ) (“Alon”) today announced results for the third quarter of 2011. Net income for the third quarter of 2011 was $28.6 million, or $0.51 per share, compared to net loss of $(15.6) million, or $(0.29) per share, for the same period last year. Excluding special items, Alon recorded net income of $39.0 million, or $0.70 per share, for the third quarter of 2011, compared to net loss of $(31.8) million, or $(0.59) per share, for the same period last year.

Alon Refining Krotz Springs, Inc. – Alon USA Reports Second Quarter Results (August 4th, 2011)

DALLAS, TEXAS, August 4, 2011 - Alon USA Energy, Inc. (NYSE: ALJ) (“Alon”) today announced results for the second quarter of 2011. Net income for the second quarter of 2011 was $13.7 million, or $0.25 per share, compared to net loss of $(29.3) million, or $(0.54) per share, for the same period in the prior year. Excluding special items, Alon recorded net income of $16.7 million, or $0.30 per share, for the second quarter of 2011, compared to net loss of $(29.5) million, or $(0.55) per share, for the same period last year.

Alon Refining Krotz Springs, Inc. – NEWS RELEASE Contacts: Amir Barash, Vice President-IRAlon Refining Krotz Springs, Inc. 972-367-3808 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Investors: Jack Lascar/ Sheila StueweDRG&L / 713-529-6600 Media: Blake LewisLewis Public Relations214-635-3020Ruth SheetritSMG Public Relations011-972-547-555551 (June 8th, 2011)

DALLAS, TEXAS, June 8, 2011 - Alon Refining Krotz Springs, Inc. (the "Company") today provided an update on the operation of the Company's refinery located in Krotz Springs, Louisiana.

Alon Refining Krotz Springs, Inc. – NEWS RELEASE Contacts: Amir Barash, Vice President-IRAlon Refining Krotz Springs, Inc. 972-367-3808 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Investors: Jack Lascar/ Sheila StueweDRG&L / 713-529-6600 Media: Blake LewisLewis Public Relations214-635-3020Ruth SheetritSMG Public Relations011-972-547-555551 (May 23rd, 2011)

DALLAS, TEXAS, May 20, 2011 - Alon Refining Krotz Springs, Inc. (the "Company") today provided an update on the operation of the Company's refinery located in Krotz Springs, Louisiana.

Alon Refining Krotz Springs, Inc. – NEWS RELEASE Contacts: Amir Barash, Vice President-IRAlon Refining Krotz Springs, Inc. 972-367-3808 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Investors: Jack Lascar/ Sheila StueweDRG&L / 713-529-6600 Media: Blake LewisLewis Public Relations214-635-3020Ruth SheetritSMG Public Relations011-972-547-555551 (May 12th, 2011)

This remains a rapidly changing situation and there is uncertainty as to the ultimate effects of opening the Morganza Spillway, but we believe that any interruptions of barge and pipeline service that result could prevent the refinery from running at full rates for several weeks. It is also possible that we may be required to fully idle the facility for some of this time due to logistical or safety issues.

Alon Refining Krotz Springs, Inc. – Alon USA Reports First Quarter Results (May 6th, 2011)

DALLAS, TEXAS, May 5, 2011 - Alon USA Energy, Inc. (NYSE: ALJ) (“Alon”) today announced results for the first quarter of 2011. Net income for the first quarter of 2011 was $13.1 million, or $0.24 per share, compared to net loss of $(52.9) million, or $(0.98) per share, for the same period in the prior year. Excluding special items, Alon recorded net income of $18.7 million, or $0.34 per share, for the first quarter of 2011, compared to net loss of $(49.1) million, or $(0.91) per share, for the same period last year.

Alon Refining Krotz Springs, Inc. – EXECUTIVE EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT (May 6th, 2011)

This Agreement is entered into between Jeff D. Morris ("Executive") and Alon USA GP, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company ("Employer" or "Company") effective May 3, 2011 (the “Effective Date”), who, in return for the mutual promises set forth herein, agree as follows:

Alon Refining Krotz Springs, Inc. – Contacts: Amir Barash, Vice President - IR Alon USA Energy, Inc. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Investors: Jack Lascar/Sheila Stuewe DRG&L / 713-529-6600 Media: Blake Lewis Lewis Public Relations Ruth Sheetrit SMG Public Relations (March 11th, 2011)

DALLAS, TEXAS, March 10, 2011 — Alon USA Energy, Inc. (NYSE: ALJ) (“Alon”) today announced results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2010. Net loss for the fourth quarter of 2010 was ($25.1) million, or ($0.46) per share, compared to net loss of ($90.6) million, or ($1.93) per share, for the same period in the prior year. Excluding special items, Alon recorded net loss of ($20.2) million, or ($0.37) per share, for the fourth quarter of 2010, compared to net loss of ($65.4) million, or ($1.39) per share, for the same period in the prior year.

Alon Refining Krotz Springs, Inc. – NEWS RELEASE Contacts: Amir Barash, Vice President -IR Alon USA Energy, Inc. 972-367-3808 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Investors: Jack Lascar/Sheila Stuewe DRG&L / 713-529-6600 Media: Blake Lewis Lewis Public Relations 214-635-3020 Ruth Sheetrit SMG Public Relations 011-972-547-555551 (November 5th, 2010)

DALLAS, TEXAS, November 4, 2010 — Alon USA Energy, Inc. (NYSE: ALJ) (“Alon”) today announced results for the quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2010. Net loss for the third quarter of 2010 was ($15.6) million, or ($0.29) per share, compared to net loss of ($26.6) million, or ($0.57) per share, for the same period last year. Excluding special items, Alon recorded a net loss of ($31.8) million, or ($0.59) per share, for the third quarter of 2010, compared to net loss of ($24.3) million, or ($0.52) per share, for the same period last year.

Alon Refining Krotz Springs, Inc. – AMENDMENT NO. 3 TO CREDIT AGREEMENT (August 13th, 2010)

This AMENDMENT NO. 3 TO CREDIT AGREEMENT, dated as of August 11, 2010 (this “Amendment”), is entered into by and among ALON REFINING KROTZ SPRINGS, INC., a Delaware corporation (the “Borrower”), the financial institutions party hereto from time to time as lenders (the “Lenders”), and BANK HAPOALIM B.M., a bank organized under the laws of Israel, acting through its New York branch, as administrative agent (in such capacity, the “Administrative Agent”) and as collateral agent (in such capacity, the “Collateral Agent”) for the Lenders.

Alon Refining Krotz Springs, Inc. – NEWS RELEASE (August 5th, 2010)

DALLAS, TEXAS, August 5, 2010 — Alon USA Energy, Inc. (NYSE: ALJ) (“Alon”) today announced results for the quarter and six months ended June 30, 2010. Net loss for the second quarter of 2010 was ($29.3) million, or ($0.54) per share, compared to net loss of ($15.3) million, or ($0.33) per share, for the same period last year. Excluding special items, Alon recorded a net loss of ($29.5) million, or ($0.55) per share, for the second quarter of 2010, compared to net loss of ($12.4) million, or ($0.26) per share, for the same period last year.

Alon Refining Krotz Springs, Inc. – NEWS RELEASE Contacts: Claire A. Hart, Senior Vice President Alon USA Energy, Inc. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Investors: Jack Lascar/Sheila Stuewe DRG&E / 713-529-6600 Media: Blake Lewis Lewis Public Relations Ruth Sheetrit SMG Public Relations (May 7th, 2010)

DALLAS, TEXAS, May 6, 2010 — Alon USA Energy, Inc. (NYSE: ALJ) (“Alon”) today announced results for the first quarter of 2010. Net loss for the first quarter of 2010 was ($52.9) million, or ($0.98) per share, compared to net income of $17.4 million, or $0.37 per share, for the same period last year. Excluding special items, Alon recorded net loss of ($49.1) million, or ($0.91) per share, for the first quarter of 2010, compared to net income of $19.3 million, or $0.41 per share, for the same period last year.

Alon Refining Krotz Springs, Inc. – $65,000,000 CREDIT AGREEMENT dated as of March 15, 2010 By and among ALON REFINING KROTZ SPRINGS, INC., and EACH OTHER PARTY JOINED AS A BORROWER HEREUNDER as Borrower, The Lenders Party Hereto and BANK HAPOALIM B.M., as Administrative Agent (March 16th, 2010)

CREDIT AGREEMENT dated as of March 15, 2010, among ALON REFINING KROTZ SPRINGS, INC., a Delaware corporation (and together with each other party joined as a borrower pursuant to Section 5.12, the “Borrower”), the Lenders (as defined in Article I), and BANK HAPOALIM B.M., a bank organized under the laws of Israel, acting through its New York branch, as administrative agent (in such capacity, the “Administrative Agent”) and as collateral agent (in such capacity, the “Collateral Agent”) for the Lenders.

Alon Refining Krotz Springs, Inc. – NEWS RELEASE Contacts: Claire A. Hart, Senior Vice President Alon USA Energy, Inc. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Investors: Jack Lascar/Sheila Stuewe DRG&E / 713-529-6600 Media: Blake Lewis Lewis Public Relations Ruth Sheetrit SMG Public Relations (March 3rd, 2010)

DALLAS, TEXAS, March 2, 2010 — Alon USA Energy, Inc. (NYSE: ALJ) (“Alon”) today announced results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2009. Alon had a net loss, excluding special items, of ($65.4) million, or ($1.39) per share, for the fourth quarter of 2009, compared to net income, excluding special items, of $65.1 million, or $1.39 per share, for the same period last year. On a GAAP basis, net loss for the fourth quarter of 2009 was ($90.6) million, or ($1.93) per share, compared to net income of $60.9 million, or $1.30 per share, for the same period last year.

Alon Refining Krotz Springs, Inc. – [***] DENOTES CONFIDENTIAL MATERIALS OMITTED AND FILED SEPARATELY WITH THE SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION PURSUANT TO A REQUEST FOR CONFIDENTIAL TREATMENT Offtake Agreement by and between Alon Refining Krotz Springs, Inc. and Valero Marketing and Supply Company dated July 3, 2008 (January 12th, 2010)

THIS OFFTAKE AGREEMENT (this “Agreement”) is entered into on July 3, 2008 to be effective as of July 1, 2008 (the “Effective Date”), by and between ALON REFINING KROTZ SPRINGS, INC., a Delaware corporation (“Seller”), and VALERO MARKETING AND SUPPLY COMPANY, a Delaware corporation (“VMSC”, and sometimes “Buyer”).

Alon Refining Krotz Springs, Inc. – [***] DENOTES CONFIDENTIAL MATERIALS OMITTED AND FILED SEPARATELY WITH THE SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION PURSUANT TO A REQUEST FOR CONFIDENTIAL TREATMENT EARNOUT AGREEMENT (January 12th, 2010)

This Earnout Agreement (this “Agreement”), is made, entered into and effective as of July 3, 2008 (the “Effective Date”), by and between Valero Refining and Marketing Company, a Delaware corporation (“Seller”) and Alon Refining Krotz Springs, Inc., a Delaware corporation (“Buyer”).

Alon Refining Krotz Springs, Inc. – [***] DENOTES CONFIDENTIAL MATERIALS OMITTED AND FILED SEPARATELY WITH THE SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION PURSUANT TO A REQUEST FOR CONFIDENTIAL TREATMENT FIRST AMENDMENT TO EARNOUT AGREEMENT (January 12th, 2010)

This First Amendment to Earnout Agreement (this “Amendment”) is entered into effective as of August 27, 2009 (the “Amendment Effective Date”), by and between VALERO REFINING AND MARKETING COMPANY, a Delaware corporation (“Seller”) and ALON REFINING KROTZ SPRINGS, INC., a Delaware corporation (“Buyer”).