Calumet Specialty Products Partners LP is a Delaware limited partnership formed on September 27, 2005. The Company is producer of high-quality, specialty hydrocarbon products in North America. The Company owns plants located in Louisiana, Wisconsin, Montana, Texas, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. It owns and leases additional facilities, primarily related to production and distribution of specialty and fuel products, throughout the United States. The Company's business is organized into two segments: specialty products and fuel products. In specialty products segment, Company process crude oil and other feedstock's into a variety of customized lubricating oils, white mineral oils, solvents, petrolatum's and waxes. Its specialty products are sold to domestic and international customers who purchase them primarily as raw material components for basic industrial, consumer and automotive goods. It also blends and market specialty products through Royal Purple and Bel-Ray brands. In its fuel products segment, Company process crude oil into a variety of fuel and fuel-related products, including gasoline, diesel, jet fuel, asphalt and heavy fuel oils, as well as reselling purchased crude oil to third party customers. The Company owns and operates seven crude oil loading facilities and related assets in North Dakota and Montana, that provides the ability to transport crude oil directly from the point of lease, into loading facilities and then onto the Enbridge Pipeline System where it is routed to refineries and/or third party customers. It owns and operates product terminals in Burnham, Illinois; Rhinelander, Wisconsin; Crookston, Minnesota; and Proctor, Minnesota (Duluth) with aggregate storage capacities of approximately 150,000, 166,000, 156,000, and 200,000 barrels, respectively. The Company also uses approximately 2,700 leased railcars to receive crude oil or distribute products throughout the U.S. and Canada. The Company faces competition from a combination of large, integrated petroleum companies, independent refiners and wax production companies. Its competitors includes; Ergon Refining, Inc., ExxonMobil, Motiva Enterprises, LLC, Phillips 66, Petro-Canada, HollyFrontier Corporation, Chevron Corporation, Sonneborn Refined Products, The International Group Inc, and Cenex. The Company's operations are subject to stringent federal, state, regional and local laws and regulations governing worker health and safety, the discharge of materials into the environment and environmental protection. It is also subject to the federal Clean Air Act and Water Pollution Control Act as amended and comparable state and local laws.