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Westlake Chemical Declares Quarterly Dividend of 18.75 cents per Share

Monday, February 18, 2013

Westlake Chemical Declares Quarterly Dividend of 18.75 cents per Share05:03 EST Monday, February 18, 2013HOUSTON, Feb. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) declared on Friday, February 15, 2013, a regular quarterly dividend of 18.75 cents per share.  The dividend will be payable on March 15, 2013, to stockholders of record on March 1, 2013.   This is the 34th successive quarterly dividend that Westlake has declared since completing its initial public offering in August 2004.Westlake Chemical Corporation (WLK)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 and PVC pipe, windows and fence.  For more information, visit the company's Web site at www.westlake.com.SOURCE Westlake Chemical CorporationFor further information: Media Relations, David R. Hansen, +1-713-960-9111, or Investor Relations, Steve Bender, +1-713-960-9111