PHILADELPHIA ENERGY SOLUTIONS LLC
NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
(in thousands, except unit and volume data)
1. ORGANIZATION AND DESCRIPTION OF BUSINESS
Organization of Company
Energy Solutions LLC (the Company or PES LLC), a Delaware limited liability company, was formed on June 11, 2012. PES LLC owns all of the outstanding equity interest in PES Holdings LLC (PES Holdings), which owns 99.99% of the outstanding equity
interests of Philadelphia Energy Solutions Refining & Marketing LLC (Refining or PESRM), a Delaware limited liability company. PESRM Holdings, LLC (PESRM Holdings), a Delaware limited liability company owns the remaining 0.01% of equity
interests in Refining. PES Holdings and PESRM Holdings have no operations other than their ownership of the equity of Refining.
September 8, 2012, Carlyle PES, LLC (Carlyle PES) contributed cash to PES LLC in exchange for 67% of the Common Units of PES LLC and 25 million Preferred A Units of PES LLC. Concurrently, Sunoco, Inc. and certain of its subsidiaries (Sunoco)
contributed substantially all of the assets constituting their refinery operations in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Refining, and in exchange Sunoco received 33% of the Common Units in PES LLC. Carlyle PES is affiliated with The Carlyle Group L.P.
and Sunoco is a wholly owned subsidiary of Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (ETP).
In June 2014, PES LLC formed and owns all of the limited
partner interest in North Yard Logistics, L.P. (Logistics), a Delaware limited partnership, and North Yard GP, LLC (North Yard GP). North Yard GP is a Delaware limited liability company and the general partner of Logistics.
The Company is a merchant refiner and marketer that operates the 190,000 barrels per day (bpd) Girard Point and the 145,000 bpd Point Breeze
refining facilities in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (the Philadelphia refining complex) and engages in the refining of crude oil and other feedstocks into petroleum products in the Northeast region of the United States. Logistics owns and operates the
East Coasts largest crude oil rail unloading terminal (the North Yard terminal), located adjacent to the Philadelphia refining complex. The North Yard terminal has the capacity to unload four crude unit trains per day, or 280,000
bpd. Logistics provides rail unloading services to PESRM under a long-term contract and currently does not generate unaffiliated third party revenue. PES LLC operates through two business segments: Refining and Logistics. Refer to note 17,
Segment Data for additional information.
Potential Initial Public Offerings
In June 2014, certain subsidiaries of the Company formed PES Logistics Partners, L.P. (PES Logistics), a Delaware limited partnership, which is
expected to acquire an indirect portion of the crude oil rail unloading terminal which currently provides certain logistics services to Refining. In October 2014, a registration statement on Form S-1, as amended, for PES Logistics was filed with the
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to explore an initial public offering of certain of its logistics assets.
In February 2015, the
Company formed Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc. (PES Inc.) which is expected to own the portion of PES LLC to be sold in a public offering. In February 2015, a registration statement on Form S-1, as amended, for PES Inc. was filed with the
SEC to explore an initial public offering.
2. SUMMARY OF SIGNIFICANT ACCOUNTING POLICIES
Principles of Consolidation and Presentation
The accompanying consolidated financial statements include the accounts of PES LLC and its wholly owned subsidiaries. All significant
intercompany accounts and transactions have been eliminated in consolidation.