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Jan 10, 2013, 06:03 ET Westlake Chemical Begins Ethylene Capacity Expansion Project in Lake Charles, LA

Westlake Chemical Corporation's (NYSE: WLK) previously announced expansion of the Petro 2 ethylene unit at its complex in Lake Charles, LA has begun. ...


Nov 19, 2012, 12:35 ET Westlake Chemical's Quarterly and Special Dividend Record Date Amended to November 29, 2012

Westlake Chemical Corporation's (NYSE:WLK) recently declared regular quarterly dividend of 18.75 cents per share and a special dividend of $3.75 per...


Nov 19, 2012, 06:07 ET Westlake Chemical Declares Quarterly Dividend of 18.75 cents per Share and Special Dividend of $3.75 per Share

The board of directors of Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) declared on Friday a regular quarterly dividend of 18.75 cents per share. The...


Nov 08, 2012, 06:00 ET Westlake Announces Third Quarter Earnings

Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) today reported net income for the three months ended September 30, 2012 of $87.0 million, or $1.30 per...


Oct 02, 2012, 07:15 ET Westlake to Convert Calvert City Ethylene Feedstock to Ethane

Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) announced today it is converting the feedstock for its Calvert City, Kentucky ethylene plant from propane...


Sep 24, 2012, 04:03 ET Westlake Chemical to Expand Ethylene Capacity in Lake Charles, LA in First Quarter 2013

Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) announced today that it will perform planned maintenance and an expansion of the Petro 2 ethylene unit at...


Aug 20, 2012, 06:05 ET Westlake Chemical Increases Quarterly Dividend By Over 150%

The board of directors of Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) declared on Friday a dividend of 18.75 cents per share, an increase of over 150%...


Aug 02, 2012, 06:00 ET Westlake Announces Second Quarter Earnings

Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) today reported net income for the three months ended June 30, 2012 of $115.5 million, or $1.72 per diluted...


Jul 17, 2012, 04:03 ET Westlake Chemical Refinances Notes

Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) announced today that it has issued $250 million aggregate principal amount of Westlake's 3.6% Senior Notes...


Jun 29, 2012, 08:33 ET Westlake Chemical to Redeem Notes

Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) announced today that it has voluntarily called for redemption all of its outstanding 6-5/8% Senior Notes...


May 23, 2012, 05:22 ET Westlake Chemical Declares Quarterly Dividend of 7.375 Cents per Share

The board of directors of Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) declared today a dividend of 7.375 cents per share, payable on June 18, 2012, to...


May 09, 2012, 04:14 ET Westlake Chemical Restarts Plant In Geismar, LA

Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) announced today that its vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) unit at its complex in Geismar, Louisiana, damaged by ...


May 04, 2012, 04:04 ET Westlake Chemical Withdraws Proposal To Acquire Georgia Gulf

Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) today announced that following acquisition discussions with Georgia Gulf's management under the terms of a...


May 01, 2012, 06:00 ET Westlake Chemical Announces First Quarter Earnings

Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) today reported record net income for the three months ended March 31, 2012 of $87.8 million, or $1.31 per...


Apr 24, 2012, 12:49 ET Westlake Chemical Corporation First Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call

Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) will release its 2012 first quarter earnings prior to the market opening on Tuesday, May 1, 2012. The...


Mar 30, 2012, 05:38 ET Repairs Underway at Westlake's Geismar, LA Vinyls Facility

Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) confirmed today that the fire which occurred at its Geismar, Louisiana, vinyls complex the morning of March...


Mar 27, 2012, 08:03 ET Westlake Chemical Opens Singapore Office

Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK), the Houston-based petrochemical and building products company, announced today the establishment of an...


Feb 21, 2012, 06:00 ET Westlake Chemical Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year Earnings for 2011

Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) today reported net income for the three months ended December 31, 2011 of $26.4 million, or $0.40 per...


Feb 17, 2012, 04:05 ET Westlake Chemical Declares Quarterly Dividend of 7.375 Cents per Share

he board of directors of Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) declared today a dividend of 7.375 cents per share, payable on March 21, 2012, to...


Dec 21, 2011, 06:07 ET Westlake Chemical to Increase Capacity of Chlor-Alkali Plant

Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) announced today it is increasing the capacity of the previously announced chlor-alkali plant to be located...


Nov 21, 2011, 06:07 ET Westlake Chemical Declares Quarterly Dividend of 7.375 Cents per Share

HOUSTON, Nov. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ – The board of directors of Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) declared on Friday a dividend of 7.375...


Nov 01, 2011, 06:00 ET Westlake Third Quarter Earnings Up 8%

Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) today reported net income for the three months ended September 30, 2011 of $67.9 million, or $1.01 per...


Oct 26, 2011, 02:48 ET Westlake Chemical's CEO, Albert Chao, Named International Executive of the Year

Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) announced today that Mr. Albert Chao, the company's President & CEO, has been selected as the 2011...


Oct 14, 2011, 07:35 ET Third Quarter 2011 Westlake Chemical Corporation Earnings Conference Call

Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) will release its 2011 third quarter earnings prior to the market opening on Tuesday, November 1, 2011. The...


Sep 19, 2011, 06:00 ET Westlake Chemical Concludes Revolving Credit Agreement

Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) announced today the successful completion of a second amendment and restatement of its $400 million...