Western Gas Equity Partners Announces Launch of Common Unit Offering by Subsidiary of Anadarko

Western Gas Equity Partners Announces Launch of Common Unit Offering by  Subsidiary of Anadarko  HOUSTON, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 06/30/14 --  Western Gas Equity Partners, LP (NYSE: WGP) (the "Partnership") today announced that Western Gas Resources, Inc. ("Western Gas Resources"), a subsidiary of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, has launched an underwritten offering of 5,000,000 common units representing limited partner interests in the Partnership. Western Gas Resources will receive all of the net proceeds from such offering. Western Gas Resources intends to grant the underwriters an option for 30 days to purchase up to 750,000 additional common units. The Partnership will not sell any common units in the offering.   Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Goldman, Sachs & Co., Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Barclays Capital Inc., UBS Securities LLC, Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. and RBC Capital Markets, LLC are acting as joint book-running managers of the offering. Wells Fargo Securities, 375 Park Avenue, New York, New York 10152, Attention: Equity Syndicate Department, or by calling (800) 326-5897, or by emailing cmclientsupport@wellsfargo.com; Citigroup, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, or by calling (800) 831-9146, or by emailing at prospectus@citi.com; Goldman, Sachs & Co., 200 West Street, New York, New York 10282, Attention: Prospectus Department, or by calling (866) 471-2526 or by emailing prospectus-ny@ny.email.gs.com; Morgan Stanley, 180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor, New York, New York 10014, Attention: Prospectus Department; Barclays, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, New York 11717, or by calling (888) 603-5847, or by emailing Barclaysprospectus@broadridge.com; UBS Investment Bank, 299 Park Avenue, New York, New York 10171, Attn: Prospectus Department or by calling (888) 827-7275; Credit Suisse, One Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10010, Attention: Prospectus Department, or by calling (800) 221-1037, or by emailing newyork.prospectus@credit-suisse.com; Deutsche Bank Securities, Attn: Prospectus Group, 60 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005-2836, or by calling (800) 503-4611, or by emailing prospectus.CPDG@db.com; and RBC Capital Markets, 3 World Financial Center, 200 Vesey Street, 8th Floor, New York, New York 10281, Attention: Equity Syndicate, or by calling (877) 822-4089. An electronic copy of the prospectus and prospectus supplement is available from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's website at http://www.sec.gov.   This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any offer or sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of such state or jurisdiction. The offer is being made only through the prospectus as supplemented, which is part of a shelf registration statement that became effective on January 15, 2014.  This news release contains forward-looking statements. Western Gas Equity Partners and its general partner 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, including risks and uncertainties associated with market conditions as they relate to the proposed offering. See "Risk Factors" in Western Gas Equity Partners' Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2013 and other public filings and press releases. Western Gas Equity Partners undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements.   Western Gas Equity Partners, LP Contact  Benjamin Fink, CFA  SVP, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer benjamin.fink@westerngas.com 832.636.6010     
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