Westlake Chemical Corporation Announces Third Quarter 2013 Earnings Conference Call

HOUSTON, Oct. 10, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) will release its 2013 third quarter earnings prior to the market opening on Thursday, November 7, 2013. The company will host a conference call at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time (10:00 a.m. Central Time) on the same day to discuss the earnings release.

To access the conference call, dial (800) 688-0836, or (617) 614-4072 for international callers, approximately 10 minutes prior to the scheduled start time and reference passcode 85536130.

The conference call will also be available via webcast at: http://phoenix.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?c=180248&p=irol-eventDetails&EventId=5036286 and the earnings release can be obtained via the company's Web page at, http://www.westlake.com/fw/main/IR-Home-Page-123.html.

This call will be available for replay beginning at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time and may be accessed until 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time on November 14, 2013. The replay can be accessed by calling the following numbers: Domestic callers should dial 1-888-286-8010 and international callers may access the replay at 617-801-6888. The access code at both numbers is 45573736.

Westlake Chemical Corporation is a manufacturer and supplier of petrochemicals, polymers and building products with headquarters in Houston, Texas. The company's range of products includes ethylene, polyethylene, styrene, propylene, caustic, VCM, PVC resin and PVC building products, including pipe and specialty components, windows, and fence. For more information, visit the company's Web site at http://www.westlake.com.

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