SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (date of earliest event reported): February 20, 2018
Westlake Chemical Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
(Commission File Number)
2801 Post Oak Boulevard, Suite 600
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (713) 960-9111
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Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On February 20, 2018, Westlake Chemical Corporation (the "Company") issued a press release announcing its 2017 fourth quarter and full year results. A copy of the press release is furnished with this Current Report as Exhibit 99.1.
The information furnished pursuant to this Current Report, including Exhibit 99.1, shall not be deemed to be "filed" for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and will not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement filed by Westlake Chemical Corporation under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, unless specifically identified as being incorporated therein.
Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.
The Company is holding a conference call on February 20, 2018 to discuss its 2017 fourth quarter and full year results. Information about the call can be found in the press release furnished with this Current Report as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The following exhibit is furnished herewith:
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
WESTLAKE CHEMICAL CORPORATION
February 20, 2018
/S/ ALBERT CHAO
President and Chief Executive Officer