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Western Gas Announces Second-Quarter 2015 Results

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HOUSTON, July 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE: WES) (“WES” or the “Partnership”) and Western Gas Equity Partners, LP (NYSE: WGP) (“WGP”) today announced second-quarter 2015 financial and operating results.

WESTERN GAS PARTNERS, LP

Net income available to limited partners for the second quarter of 2015 totaled $64.6 million, or $0.44 per common unit (diluted). For the second quarter of 2015, Adjusted EBITDA(1) was $205.5 million and Distributable cash flow(1) was $173.3 million, resulting in a Coverage ratio(1) of 1.24 times for the period.

WES previously declared a quarterly distribution of $0.750 per unit for the second quarter of 2015. This distribution represented a 3% increase over the prior quarter’s distribution and a 15% increase over the second-quarter 2014 distribution of $0.650 per unit. The distribution will be paid on August 12, 2015, to unitholders of record at the close of business on July 31, 2015. The second-quarter 2015 Coverage ratio(1) of 1.24 times was based on the quarterly distribution of $0.750 per unit.

Total throughput attributable to WES for natural gas assets for the second quarter of 2015 averaged 4.1 Bcf/d, which was 4% above the prior quarter and 13% above the second quarter of 2014. Total throughput for crude/NGL assets for the second quarter of 2015 averaged 134 MBbls/d, which was 2% above the prior quarter and 17% above the second quarter of 2014.

“The successful startup of Lancaster Train II combined with significant sequential volume growth in the DJ and Delaware Basins has led to another quarter of solid operating performance,” said Chief Executive Officer, Don Sinclair. “Furthermore, we have protected our cash flow in the second half of the year by extending our DJ Basin and Hugoton fixed-price agreements with Anadarko through December 31, 2015.”

Capital expenditures attributable to WES on a cash basis, including equity investments but excluding acquisitions, totaled $136.3 million during the second quarter of 2015. Of this amount, maintenance capital expenditures were $10.3 million, or 5% of Adjusted EBITDA(1). Capital expenditures attributable to WES on an accrual basis, including equity investments but excluding acquisitions, totaled $120.2 million during the second quarter of 2015. The Partnership is slightly revising its 2015 outlook for maintenance capital expenditures, now estimating they will be between 7% and 10% of Adjusted EBITDA.

WESTERN GAS EQUITY PARTNERS, LP

WGP indirectly owns the entire general partner interest in WES, 100% of the incentive distribution rights in WES and 49,296,205 WES common units. Net income available to limited partners for the second quarter of 2015 totaled $67.8 million, or $0.31 per common unit (diluted).

WGP previously declared a quarterly distribution of $0.36375 per unit for the second quarter of 2015. This distribution represented a 6% increase over the prior quarter’s distribution and a 34% increase over the second-quarter 2014 distribution of $0.27125. The distribution will be paid on August 21, 2015, to unitholders of record at the close of business on July 31, 2015. WGP will receive distributions from WES of $80.3 million attributable to the second quarter and will pay $79.6 million in distributions for the same period.

CONFERENCE CALL TOMORROW AT 11 A.M. CDT

WES and WGP will host a joint conference call on Thursday, July 30, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. Central Daylight Time (12:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time) to discuss second-quarter 2015 results. Individuals who would like to participate should dial 866-777-2509 (Domestic) or 412-317-5413 (International) approximately 15 minutes before the scheduled conference call time.Pre-registration is available through the investor relations page at www.westerngas.com. Pre-registrants will be issued a personal identification number to use when dialing in to the live conference call, which will enable the participant to bypass the operator and gain immediate access to the call. To access the live audio webcast of the conference call, please visit the investor relations section of the Partnership’s website at www.westerngas.com. A replay of the conference call will also be available on the website for two weeks following the call.

(1)

Please see the tables at the end of this release for a reconciliation of non-GAAP to GAAP measures and calculation of the Coverage ratio.

Western Gas Partners, LP (“WES”) is a growth-oriented Delaware master limited partnership formed by Anadarko Petroleum Corporation to acquire, own, develop and operate midstream energy assets. With midstream assets located in the Rocky Mountains, the Mid-Continent, North-central Pennsylvania and Texas, WES is engaged in the business of gathering, processing, compressing, treating and transporting natural gas, condensate, natural gas liquids and crude oil for Anadarko, as well as for other producers and customers.

Western Gas Equity Partners, LP (“WGP”) is a Delaware master limited partnership formed by Anadarko to own the following types of interests in WES: (i) the general partner interest and all of the incentive distribution rights in WES, both owned through WGP’s 100% ownership of WES’s general partner, and (ii) a significant limited partner interest in WES.

For more information about Western Gas Partners, LP and Western Gas Equity Partners, LP, please visit www.westerngas.com.

This news release contains forward-looking statements. Western Gas Partners and Western Gas Equity Partners believe that their expectations are based on reasonable assumptions. No assurance, however, can be given that such expectations will prove to have been correct. A number of factors could cause actual results to differ materially from the projections, anticipated results or other expectations expressed in this news release. These factors include the ability to meet financial guidance or distribution growth expectations; the ability to safely and efficiently operate WES’s assets; the ability to obtain new sources of natural gas supplies; the effect of fluctuations in commodity prices and the demand for natural gas and related products; the ability to meet projected in-service dates for capital growth projects; construction costs or capital expenditures exceeding estimated or budgeted costs or expenditures; and the other factors described in the “Risk Factors” sections of WES’s and WGP’s most recent Forms 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and in their other public filings and press releases. Western Gas Partners and Western Gas Equity Partners undertake no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements.

WESTERN GAS CONTACT
Benjamin Fink, CFA
SVP, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
832.636.6010
[email protected]

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Western Gas Partners, LP Reconciliation of GAAP to Non-GAAP Measures

Below are reconciliations of (i) WES’s Distributable cash flow (non-GAAP) to net income attributable to Western Gas Partners, LP (GAAP), (ii) Adjusted EBITDA attributable to Western Gas Partners, LP (“Adjusted EBITDA”) (non-GAAP) to net income attributable to Western Gas Partners, LP (GAAP) and to net cash provided by operating activities (GAAP), and (iii) Adjusted gross margin attributable to Western Gas Partners, LP (“Adjusted gross margin”) (non-GAAP) to operating income (GAAP), as required under Regulation G of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Management believes that WES’s Distributable cash flow, Adjusted EBITDA, Adjusted gross margin, and Coverage ratio are widely accepted financial indicators of WES’s financial performance compared to other publicly traded partnerships and are useful in assessing its ability to incur and service debt, fund capital expenditures and make distributions. Distributable cash flow, Adjusted EBITDA, Adjusted gross margin and Coverage ratio, as defined by WES, may not be comparable to similarly titled measures used by other companies. Therefore, WES’s Distributable cash flow, Adjusted EBITDA, Adjusted gross margin and Coverage ratio should be considered in conjunction with net income and other applicable performance measures, such as operating income or cash flows from operating activities.

Distributable Cash Flow

WES defines Distributable cash flow as Adjusted EBITDA, plus interest income, plus the net settlement amounts from the sale and/or purchase of natural gas, drip condensate and NGLs under our commodity price swap agreements to the extent such amounts are not recognized as Adjusted EBITDA, less net cash paid for interest expense (including amortization of deferred debt issuance costs originally paid in cash, offset by non-cash capitalized interest), maintenance capital expenditures, and income taxes.



Three Months Ended
June 30,


Six Months Ended
June 30,

thousands except Coverage ratio


2015

2014 (1)


2015

2014 (1)

Reconciliation of Net income attributable to Western Gas Partners, LP to Distributable cash flow and calculation of the Coverage ratio







Net income attributable to Western Gas Partners, LP


$

110,522


$

99,167



$

194,090


$

190,223


Add:







Distributions from equity investees


25,902


24,328



47,572


36,641


Non-cash equity-based compensation expense


1,163


1,057



2,275


2,154


Interest expense, net (non-cash settled) (2)


4,190




5,610



Income tax (benefit) expense


(1,816)


2,523



2,644


4,308


Depreciation, amortization and impairments (3)


65,311


44,662



134,955


86,110


Less:







Equity income, net


18,941


13,008



37,161


22,259


Cash paid for maintenance capital expenditures (3)


10,262


12,849



22,894


22,993


Capitalized interest


2,693


2,007



5,787


5,447


Cash paid for (reimbursement of) income taxes





(138)


(340)


Other income (3) (4)


68


79



137


157


Distributable cash flow


$

173,308


$

143,794



$

321,305


$

268,920


Distributions declared (5)







Limited partners


$

96,431




$

189,570



General partner


43,305




83,369



Total


$

139,736




$

272,939



Coverage ratio


1.24

x



1.18

x




(1)

In March 2015, WES acquired Anadarko’s interest in Delaware Basin JV Gathering LLC, which owns a 50% interest in a gathering system and related facilities (the “DBJV system”). WES will make a cash payment on March 1, 2020, to Anadarko as consideration for the acquisition. The net present value of this future obligation has been recorded on the consolidated balance sheet under Deferred purchase price obligation – Anadarko. Financial information has been recast to include the financial position and results attributable to the DBJV system.

(2)

Includes accretion expense related to the Deferred purchase price obligation – Anadarko associated with the acquisition of DBJV.

(3)

Includes WES’s 75% share of depreciation, amortization and impairments; cash paid for maintenance capital expenditures; and other income attributable to Chipeta.

(4)

Excludes income of zero and $0.1 million for the three months ended June 30, 2015 and 2014, respectively, and zero and $0.5 million for the six months ended June 30, 2015 and 2014, respectively, related to a component of a gas processing agreement accounted for as a capital lease.

(5)

Reflects cash distributions of $0.750 and $1.475 per unit declared for the three and six months ended June 30, 2015, respectively.

 

Western Gas Partners, LP Reconciliation of GAAP to Non-GAAP Measures, continued

Adjusted EBITDA Attributable to Western Gas Partners, LP

WES defines Adjusted EBITDA as net income (loss) attributable to Western Gas Partners, LP, plus distributions from equity investees, non-cash equity-based compensation expense, interest expense, income tax expense, depreciation, amortization and impairments, and other expense, less gains on divestitures, income from equity investments, interest income, income tax benefit and other income.



Three Months Ended
June 30,


Six Months Ended
June 30,

thousands


2015


2014 (1)


2015


2014 (1)

Reconciliation of Net income attributable to Western Gas Partners, LP to Adjusted EBITDA attributable to Western Gas Partners, LP









Net income attributable to Western Gas Partners, LP


$

110,522



$

99,167



$

194,090



$

190,223


Add:









Distributions from equity investees


25,902



24,328



47,572



36,641


Non-cash equity-based compensation expense


1,163



1,057



2,275



2,154


Interest expense


27,604



20,864



50,564



34,825


Income tax expense




2,523



4,460



4,308


Depreciation, amortization and impairments (2)


65,311



44,662



134,955



86,110


Less:









Equity income, net


18,941



13,008



37,161



22,259


Interest income – affiliates


4,225



4,225



8,450



8,450


Other income (2) (3)


68



79



137



157


Income tax benefit


1,816





1,816




Adjusted EBITDA attributable to Western Gas Partners, LP


$

205,452



$

175,289



$

386,352



$

323,395



Reconciliation of Adjusted EBITDA attributable to Western Gas Partners, LP to Net cash provided by operating activities









Adjusted EBITDA attributable to Western Gas Partners, LP


$

205,452



$

175,289



$

386,352



$

323,395


Adjusted EBITDA attributable to noncontrolling interest


3,463



4,090



7,335



8,416


Interest income (expense), net


(23,379)



(16,639)



(42,114)



(26,375)


Uncontributed cash-based compensation awards


(68)



(20)



(145)



33


Accretion and amortization of long-term obligations, net


4,958



678



7,070



1,358


Current income tax benefit (expense)


(117)



(1,298)



(819)



(2,090)


Other income (expense), net (3)


71



82



142



163


Distributions from equity investments in excess of cumulative earnings


(5,574)



(7,804)



(8,538)



(9,848)


Changes in operating working capital:









Accounts receivable, net


(28,463)



(8,421)



(46,135)



(23,860)


Accounts and natural gas imbalance payables and accrued liabilities, net


(10,168)



(2,439)



283



4,267


Other


(744)



2,369



(1,964)



4,247


Net cash provided by operating activities


$

145,431



$

145,887



$

301,467



$

279,706


Cash flow information of Western Gas Partners, LP









Net cash provided by operating activities






$

301,467



$

279,706


Net cash used in investing activities






$

(349,170)



$

(801,530)


Net cash provided by financing activities






$

68,417



$

531,725



(1)

Financial information has been recast to include the financial position and results attributable to the DBJV system.

(2)

Includes WES’s 75% share of depreciation, amortization and impairments; and other income attributable to Chipeta.

(3)

Excludes income of zero and $0.1 million for the three months ended June 30, 2015 and 2014, respectively, and zero and $0.5 million for the six months ended June 30, 2015 and 2014, respectively, related to a component of a gas processing agreement accounted for as a capital lease.

 

Western Gas Partners, LP Reconciliation of GAAP to Non-GAAP Measures, continued

Adjusted gross margin attributable to Western Gas Partners, LP

WES defines Adjusted gross margin as total revenues less gains on divestitures and cost of product, plus distributions from equity investees and excluding the noncontrolling interest owner’s proportionate share of revenue and cost of product.



Three Months Ended
June 30,


Six Months Ended
June 30,

thousands


2015


2014 (1)


2015


2014 (1)

Reconciliation of Adjusted gross margin attributable to Western Gas Partners, LP to Operating income









Adjusted gross margin attributable to Western Gas Partners, LP for natural gas assets


$

255,342



$

222,913



$

489,194



$

418,684


Adjusted gross margin for crude/NGL assets


22,018



21,507



42,202



32,296


Adjusted gross margin attributable to Western Gas Partners, LP


$

277,360



$

244,420



$

531,396



$

450,980


Adjusted gross margin attributable to noncontrolling interest


$

4,661



$

4,935



$

9,469



$

10,029


Equity income, net


18,941



13,008



37,161



22,259


Less:









Distributions from equity investees


25,902



24,328



47,572



36,641


Operation and maintenance


56,827



55,404



112,976



99,981


General and administrative


8,667



8,445



19,179



17,349


Property and other taxes


8,775



7,316



17,298



14,550


Depreciation, amortization and impairments


65,961



45,305



136,253



87,390


Operating income


$

134,830



$

121,565



$

244,748



$

227,357



(1)

Financial information has been recast to include the financial position and results attributable to the DBJV system.

 

Western Gas Partners, LP

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF INCOME

(Unaudited)








Three Months Ended
June 30,


Six Months Ended
June 30,

thousands except per-unit amounts


2015


2014 (1)


2015


2014 (1)

Revenues









Gathering, processing and transportation of natural gas and natural gas liquids


$

228,236



$

175,885



$

438,080



$

330,382


Natural gas, natural gas liquids and drip condensate sales


173,261



167,628



337,429



305,277


Other


915



2,056



1,997



3,627


Total revenues


402,412



345,569



777,506



639,286


Equity income, net


18,941



13,008



37,161



22,259


Operating expenses









Cost of product


146,293



120,542



284,213



214,918


Operation and maintenance


56,827



55,404



112,976



99,981


General and administrative


8,667



8,445



19,179



17,349


Property and other taxes


8,775



7,316



17,298



14,550


Depreciation, amortization and impairments


65,961



45,305



136,253



87,390


Total operating expenses


286,523



237,012



569,919



434,188


Operating income


134,830



121,565



244,748



227,357


Interest income – affiliates


4,225



4,225



8,450



8,450


Interest expense


(27,604)



(20,864)



(50,564)



(34,825)


Other income (expense), net


71



214



142



691


Income before income taxes


111,522



105,140



202,776



201,673


Income tax (benefit) expense


(1,816)



2,523



2,644



4,308


Net income


113,338



102,617



200,132



197,365


Net income attributable to noncontrolling interest


2,816



3,450



6,042



7,142


Net income attributable to Western Gas Partners, LP


$

110,522



$

99,167



$

194,090



$

190,223


Limited partners’ interest in net income:









Net income attributable to Western Gas Partners, LP


$

110,522



$

99,167



$

194,090



$

190,223


Pre-acquisition net (income) loss allocated to Anadarko




(4,135)



(1,742)



(6,800)


General partner interest in net (income) loss


(45,915)



(28,047)



(87,908)



(52,881)


Limited partners’ interest in net income


64,607



66,985



$

104,440



$

130,542


Net income per common unit – basic


$

0.44



$

0.57



$

0.70



$

1.11


Net income per common unit – diluted


0.44



0.57



0.70



1.11


Weighted-average common units outstanding – basic


128,481



118,177



128,111



117,948


Weighted-average common units outstanding – diluted


139,504



118,177



139,092



117,948



(1) 

Financial information has been recast to include the financial position and results attributable to the DBJV system.

 

Western Gas Partners, LP

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS

(Unaudited)






thousands except number of units


June 30, 2015


December 31, 2014 (1)

Current assets


$

272,101



$

186,364


Note receivable – Anadarko


260,000



260,000


Net property, plant and equipment


4,782,541



4,571,443


Other assets


1,901,400



1,936,725


Total assets


$

7,216,042



$

6,954,532


Current liabilities


$

213,063



$

239,833


Long-term debt


2,677,023



2,422,954


Asset retirement obligations and other


125,910



157,370


Deferred purchase price obligation – Anadarko


179,886




Total liabilities


$

3,195,882



$

2,820,157


Equity and partners’ capital





Common units (128,574,646 and 127,695,130 units issued and outstanding at June 30, 2015, and December 31, 2014, respectively)


$

3,102,772



$

3,119,714


Class C units (11,077,794 and 10,913,853 units issued and outstanding at June 30, 2015, and December 31, 2014, respectively)


732,192



716,957


General partner units (2,583,068 units issued and outstanding at June 30, 2015, and December 31, 2014)


116,859



105,725


Net investment by Anadarko




122,509


Noncontrolling interest


68,337



69,470


Total liabilities, equity and partners’ capital


$

7,216,042



$

6,954,532



(1)

Financial information has been recast to include the financial position and results attributable to the DBJV system.

 

Western Gas Partners, LP

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS

(Unaudited)






Six Months Ended
June 30,

thousands


2015


2014 (1)

Cash flows from operating activities





Net income


$

200,132



$

197,365


Adjustments to reconcile net income to net cash provided by operating activities and changes in working capital:





Depreciation, amortization and impairments


136,253



87,390


Change in other items, net


(34,918)



(5,049)


Net cash provided by operating activities


301,467



279,706


Cash flows from investing activities





Capital expenditures


(338,178)



(390,506)


Contributions in aid of construction costs from affiliates




182


Acquisitions from affiliates


(9,968)



(360,952)


Acquisitions from third parties


(3,514)




Investments in equity affiliates


(6,770)



(60,102)


Distributions from equity investments in excess of cumulative earnings


8,538



9,848


Proceeds from the sale of assets to affiliates


700




Proceeds from the sale of assets to third parties


22




Net cash used in investing activities


(349,170)



(801,530)


Cash flows from financing activities





Borrowings, net of debt issuance costs


769,694



1,076,895


Repayments of debt


(520,000)



(480,000)


Increase (decrease) in outstanding checks


(2,327)



2,517


Proceeds from the issuance of common and general partner units, net of offering expenses


57,376



92,588


Distributions to unitholders


(259,247)



(191,359)


Distributions to noncontrolling interest owner


(7,175)



(7,949)


Net contributions from Anadarko


30,096



39,033


Net cash provided by financing activities


68,417



531,725


Net increase (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents


20,714



9,901


Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period


67,054



100,728


Cash and cash equivalents at end of period


$

87,768



$

110,629



(1)

Financial information has been recast to include the financial position and results attributable to the DBJV system.

 

Western Gas Partners, LP

OPERATING STATISTICS

(Unaudited)








Three Months Ended
June 30,


Six Months Ended
June 30,

MMcf/d except throughput measured in barrels and per-unit amounts


2015


2014 (1)


2015


2014 (1)










Throughput for natural gas assets









Gathering, treating and transportation


1,605



1,673



1,630



1,660


Processing


2,465



1,971



2,362



1,885


Equity investment (2)


172



153



169



170


Total throughput for natural gas assets


4,242



3,797



4,161



3,715


Throughput attributable to noncontrolling interest for natural gas assets


159



171



161



172


Total throughput attributable to Western Gas Partners, LP for natural gas assets (3)


4,083



3,626



4,000



3,543


Total throughput (MBbls/d) for crude/NGL assets (4)


134



115



133



97


Adjusted gross margin per Mcf attributable to Western Gas Partners, LP for natural gas assets (5)


$

0.69



$

0.68



$

0.68



$

0.65


Adjusted gross margin per Bbl for crude/NGL assets (6)


$

1.80



$

2.06



$

1.76



$

1.84



(1)

Throughput has been recast to include throughput attributable to the DBJV system.

(2)

Represents WES’s 14.81% share of average Fort Union and 22% share of average Rendezvous throughput. Excludes equity investment throughput measured in barrels (captured in “Total throughput (MBbls/d) for crude/NGL assets” as noted below).

(3)

Includes affiliate, third-party and equity investment throughput (as equity investment throughput is defined in the above footnote), excluding the noncontrolling interest owner’s proportionate share of throughput.

(4)

Represents total throughput measured in barrels, consisting of throughput from WES’s Chipeta NGL pipeline, WES’s 10% share of average White Cliffs throughput, WES’s 25% share of average Mont Belvieu JV throughput, WES’s 20% share of average TEG and TEP throughput and WES’s 33.33% share of average FRP throughput.

(5)

Average for period. Calculated as Adjusted gross margin attributable to Western Gas Partners, LP for natural gas assets (total revenues for natural gas assets less cost of product for natural gas assets plus distributions from WES’s equity investments in Fort Union and Rendezvous, and excluding the noncontrolling interest owners’ proportionate share of revenue and cost of product) divided by total throughput (MMcf/d) attributable to Western Gas Partners, LP for natural gas assets.

(6)

Average for period. Calculated as Adjusted gross margin for crude/NGL assets (total revenues for crude/NGL assets less cost of product for crude/NGL assets plus distributions from WES’s equity investments in White Cliffs, the Mont Belvieu JV, TEG, TEP and FRP), divided by total throughput (MBbls/d) for crude/NGL assets.

 

Western Gas Equity Partners, LP

CALCULATION OF CASH AVAILABLE FOR DISTRIBUTION

(Unaudited)




Three Months Ended

thousands except per-unit amount and Coverage ratio

June 30, 2015

Distributions declared by Western Gas Partners, LP:


General partner interest

$

2,752


Incentive distribution rights

40,553


Common units held by WGP

36,972


Less:


Public company general and administrative expense

640


Cash available for distribution

$

79,637


Declared distribution per common unit

$

0.36375


Distributions declared by Western Gas Equity Partners, LP

$

79,630


Coverage ratio

1.00

x

 

Western Gas Equity Partners, LP

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF INCOME

(Unaudited)








Three Months Ended
June 30,


Six Months Ended
June 30,

thousands except per-unit amounts


2015


2014 (1)


2015


2014 (1)

Revenues









Gathering, processing and transportation of natural gas and natural gas liquids


$

228,236



$

175,885



$

438,080



$

330,382


Natural gas, natural gas liquids and drip condensate sales


173,261



167,628



337,429



305,277


Other


915



2,056



1,997



3,627


Total revenues


402,412



345,569



777,506



639,286


Equity income, net


18,941



13,008



37,161



22,259


Operating expenses









Cost of product


146,293



120,542



284,213



214,918


Operation and maintenance


56,827



55,404



112,976



99,981


General and administrative


9,442



9,202



20,789



19,077


Property and other taxes


8,801



7,316



17,324



14,550


Depreciation, amortization and impairments


65,961



45,305



136,253



87,390


Total operating expenses


287,324



237,769



571,555



435,916


Operating income


134,029



120,808



243,112



225,629


Interest income – affiliates


4,225



4,225



8,450



8,450


Interest expense


(27,604)



(20,864)



(50,566)



(34,825)


Other income (expense), net


80



235



160



731


Income before income taxes


110,730



104,404



201,156



199,985


Income tax (benefit) expense


(1,816)



2,523



2,644



4,308


Net income


112,546



101,881



198,512



195,677


Net income attributable to noncontrolling interests


44,751



42,492



73,688



83,126


Net income attributable to Western Gas Equity Partners, LP


$

67,795



$

59,389



$

124,824



$

112,551


Limited partners’ interest in net income:









Net income attributable to Western Gas Equity Partners, LP


$

67,795



$

59,389



$

124,824



$

112,551


Pre-acquisition net (income) loss allocated to Anadarko




(4,135)



(1,742)



(6,800)


Limited partners’ interest in net income


67,795



55,254



$

123,082



$

105,751


Net income per common unit – basic and diluted


$

0.31



$

0.25



$

0.56



$

0.48


Weighted-average number of common units outstanding – basic and diluted


218,912



218,903



218,911



218,903



(1)

Financial information has been recast to include the financial position and results attributable to the DBJV system.

 

Western Gas Equity Partners, LP

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS

(Unaudited)






thousands except number of units


June 30, 2015


December 31, 2014 (1)

Current assets


$

273,712



$

187,073


Note receivable – Anadarko


260,000



260,000


Net property, plant and equipment


4,782,541



4,571,443


Other assets


1,901,400



1,936,725


Total assets


$

7,217,653



$

6,955,241


Current liabilities


$

213,143



$

241,058


Long-term debt


2,677,023



2,422,954


Asset retirement obligations and other


125,910



157,370


Deferred purchase price obligation – Anadarko


179,886




Total liabilities


$

3,195,962



$

2,821,382


Equity and partners’ capital





Common units (218,913,688 and 218,909,977 units issued and outstanding at June 30, 2015, and December 31, 2014, respectively)


$

1,244,765



$

1,260,195


Net investment by Anadarko




122,509


Noncontrolling interests


2,776,926



2,751,155


Total liabilities, equity and partners’ capital


$

7,217,653



$

6,955,241



(1)

Financial information has been recast to include the financial position and results attributable to the DBJV system.

 

Western Gas Equity Partners, LP

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS

(Unaudited)






Six Months Ended
June 30,

thousands


2015


2014 (1)

Cash flows from operating activities





Net income


$

198,512



$

195,677


Adjustments to reconcile net income to net cash provided by operating activities and changes in working capital:





Depreciation, amortization and impairments


136,253



87,390


Change in other items, net


(34,396)



(5,425)


Net cash provided by operating activities


300,369



277,642


Cash flows from investing activities





Capital expenditures


$

(338,178)



$

(390,506)


Contributions in aid of construction costs from affiliates




182


Acquisitions from affiliates


(9,968)



(360,952)


Acquisitions from third parties


(3,514)




Investments in equity affiliates


(6,770)



(60,102)


Distributions from equity investments in excess of cumulative earnings


8,538



9,848


Proceeds from the sale of assets to affiliates


700




Proceeds from the sale of assets to third parties


22




Net cash used in investing activities


(349,170)



(801,530)


Cash flows from financing activities





Borrowings, net of debt issuance costs


$

769,694



$

1,076,895


Repayments of debt


(521,150)



(480,000)


Increase (decrease) in outstanding checks


(2,327)



2,517


Proceeds from the issuance of WES common units, net of offering expenses


57,376



91,690


Distributions to WGP unitholders


(143,386)



(105,347)


Distributions to Chipeta noncontrolling interest owner


(7,175)



(7,949)


Distributions to noncontrolling interest owners of WES


(112,278)



(83,894)


Net contributions from Anadarko


30,096



39,033


Net cash provided by financing activities


70,850



532,945


Net increase (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents


22,049



9,057


Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period


67,213



113,085


Cash and cash equivalents at end of period


$

89,262



$

122,142



(1)

Financial information has been recast to include the financial position and results attributable to the DBJV system.

 

SOURCE Western Gas

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