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Westlake Chemical Partners announces senior appoitment

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Westlake Chemical Partners LP has announced that Randy G. Woelfel has been appointed to the board of directors of its general partner, Westlake Chemical Partners GP LLC.

He will replace David Lumpkins, who informed the company that he will resign from the board effective 14 November 2019, in order to focus on PetroLogistics II LLC, a petrochemical development company of which he is the chairman and co-founder.

Mr Woelfel was formerly the chief executive officer and a director of NOVA Chemicals Corp. Prior to joining NOVA, Mr Woelfel was managing director of energy for the Houston Technology Center; president of Cereplast, Inc.; and he served in a variety of senior positions at Shell Oil Company and its affiliated companies, including as president of Basell International, president of Basell North America and as a board member of numerous Basell International petrochemical ventures.

"We are extremely grateful to David for his service on our board. We wish him the best in his endeavors with PetroLogistics II,” stated James Chao, Chairman of Westlake Chemical Partners GP LLC. “We are very pleased that Randy Woelfel has been appointed to our board. We know that his experience with petrochemicals and energy companies will add considerable value to the partnership."

Mr Woelfel also serves on the board of directors of Black & Veatch Holding Company.

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