HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) announced today the amendment and extension of its $1 billion unsecured revolving credit agreement. The amended and extended revolving credit facility has extended the maturity date to July 2023 and replaces the previous $1 billion unsecured revolving facility which was scheduled to mature in August 2021. The revolving credit facility provides available liquidity for working capital and general corporate purposes for the company.
“We are pleased to have completed this agreement as it extends a source of additional liquidity to our company, providing increased financial flexibility and availability to fund our continued growth,” said Albert Chao, Westlake’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “We appreciate the continued confidence and support from our banks.”
About Westlake Chemical Corporation
Westlake Chemical Corporation is an international manufacturer and supplier of petrochemicals, polymers and building products with headquarters in Houston. The company's range of products includes: ethylene, polyethylene, styrene, propylene, chlor-alkali and derivative products, PVC suspension and specialty resins, PVC compounds, and PVC building products including siding, pipe, fittings and specialty components, windows, fence, deck and film. For more information, visit the company's Web site at www.westlake.com.
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