PHILADELPHIA ENERGY SOLUTIONS LLC
NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS (Continued)
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heating, contaminate treatment and miscellaneous docking fees. This agreement currently provides Refining with access to eight storage tanks and four marine docks with working capacity of
approximately 923,000 barrels. The agreement for six of the tanks was scheduled to expire on February 28, 2015, with the balance of the agreement to expire on April 30, 2015. In January 2015, the Company amended the agreement to continue on a month
to month basis after the respective expiration dates. Obligations under the agreement will be suspended to the extent affected by a force majeure event.
February 1, 2015, Refining entered into a terminaling and storage agreement with SXL pursuant to which SXL provides heavy product terminaling and storage services for Refining at the Eagle Point Terminal. In exchange, Refining pays SXL a base
storage fee, an excess storage fee per quarter and various transfer, circulation, marine recovery, heating and miscellaneous docking fees. The fees under the agreement escalate annually at a rate equal to the increase in the CPI. This agreement
provides Refining with access to four storage tanks and three docks with working capacity of approximately 820,000 barrels. The agreement expires on January 31, 2017. Obligations under the agreement will be suspended to the extent affected by a
force majeure event.
Fees incurred in connection with the Eagle Point Terminaling & Storage agreements were $31,819, $14,645, and
$10,502 for the years ended December 31, 2015, 2014, and 2013. These fees are recorded as a component of cost of sales in the consolidated statements of operations and comprehensive income (loss).
Marcus Hook Terminal Agreements
Refining has entered into several terminal services agreements with SXL pursuant to which SXL provides pipeline access, terminaling and storage
services for Refining at SXLs Marcus Hook Terminal located in Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania.
Terminal Services Agreement
In connection with the acquisition of the Philadelphia refining complex, on September 8, 2012, Refining entered into a terminal services
agreement with Sunoco R&M, which was subsequently assigned to SXL, pursuant to which SXL provides storage and terminaling services with respect to Refinings butane products in underground storage caverns located at the Marcus Hook
Terminal. In exchange, Refining pays SXL a per gallon throughput fee based upon the throughput amount of 775,000 barrels of refined products, an excess volume fee, a truck rack loading and unloading fee and a dock loading and unloading fee. The
agreement provided a free rent period for 775,000 barrels of storage for the first three years of the agreement. Beginning on September 8, 2015, Refining is charged a storage rate of $8,138 per year. All fees under the agreement escalate annually at
a rate equal to the increase in the CPI. The initial term of the contract expires on September 7, 2022, and any obligations under the agreement will be suspended to the extent affected by a force majeure event.
Summer Butane Agreement
On May 2, 2014, Refining entered into a terminal services agreement (summer butane agreement) with SXL pursuant to which SXL provided for the
receipt, storage, throughput, custody and delivery of excess butane, up to a maximum incremental amount of 625,000 barrels at the Marcus Hook Terminal. The summer butane agreement applies to butane delivered in excess of the throughput amount of
775,000 barrels in the initial terminal services agreement described above. This agreement expired on October 31, 2014.