HOUSTON, Aug. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE: WES) (the "Partnership") announced today that it has established a record date for a special meeting of its unitholders to consider and vote on a proposal to approve the Partnership's 2017 Long-Term Incentive Plan (the "2017 Plan"), which, among other things, permits common units to be reserved and made available for issuance as awards to directors and officers of the Partnership's general partner and employees of its affiliates who provide services to the Partnership. The 2017 Plan is intended to replace the long-term incentive plan expiring in 2018 that was adopted in connection with the Partnership's initial public offering in 2008.
Partnership unitholders of record as of the close of business on September 5, 2017 are entitled to notice of the special meeting and to vote at the special meeting. The special meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 17, 2017, at 9:00 a.m. Central Time, at the Partnership's headquarters at 1201 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands, Texas 77380. The Partnership will file a proxy statement on Schedule 14A with the Securities and Exchange Commission and deliver a notice of the special meeting and proxy materials to unitholders as of the close of business on the record date, which notice will contain instructions on how to access the proxy statement and vote.
Western Gas Partners, LP ("WES") is a growth-oriented Delaware master limited partnership formed by Anadarko Petroleum Corporation to acquire, own, develop and operate midstream energy assets. With midstream assets located in the Rocky Mountains, North-central Pennsylvania and Texas, WES is engaged in the business of gathering, compressing, treating, processing, and transporting natural gas; gathering, stabilizing and transporting condensate, natural gas liquids and crude oil; and gathering and disposing of produced water for Anadarko, as well as for other producers and customers.
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Western Gas Contact Jonathon E. VandenBrand Director, Investor Relations [email protected] 832.636.6000