Westlake Chemical 8-K 2009
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): May 5, 2009
WESTLAKE CHEMICAL CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (713) 960-9111
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
On May 5, 2009, Westlake Chemical Corporation issued a press release announcing its 2009 first-quarter earnings. A copy of the press release is furnished with this Current Report as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated by reference herein.
The information furnished pursuant to this Item 2.02, 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 therein as being incorporated therein by reference.
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.
Date: May 5, 2009