HOUSTON, April 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) will release its 2006 first quarter earnings prior to the market opening on Friday, May 5, 2006. 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 (866) 356-4123, or (617) 597-5393 for international callers, approximately 10 minutes prior to the scheduled start time and reference passcode 11164808.
The conference call will also be available via webcast at http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?p=irol- eventDetails&c=180248&eventID=1301864 and the earnings release can be obtained via the company's Web page at, http://www.westlakechemical.com/investors.html
This call will be available for replay beginning an hour after the call has ended, and may be accessed until 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on May 12th. 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 60513054.
Westlake Chemical Corporation is a manufacturer and supplier of petrochemicals, polymers and fabricated 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 http://www.westlakechemical.com .
SOURCE: Westlake Chemical Corporation CONTACT: Investor Contact: Steve Bender, +1-713-960-9111, email@example.com or Media Contact: David Hansen, +1-713-960-9111, firstname.lastname@example.org both of Westlake Chemical Corporation Web site: http://www.westlakechemical.com