Excluding acquisitions, capital expenditures attributable to the Partnership on a cash basis totaled $154.7 million during the fourth quarter of 2012. Of this amount, maintenance capital expenditures were approximately $6.2 million, or 7% of Adjusted EBITDA (1). For the full-year 2012, capital expenditures attributable to the Partnership totaled $423.8 million on a cash basis, excluding acquisitions and including the capital expenditures associated with the 24% interest in Chipeta beginning August 1, 2012. Capital expenditures attributable to the Partnership on an accrual basis and excluding acquisitions totaled $162.8 million during the fourth quarter of 2012 and $491.0 million for the full-year 2012.
WESTERN GAS EQUITY PARTNERS, LP
As of December 31, 2012, WGP indirectly owned the 2% general partner interest and 100% of the incentive distribution rights in WES and 49,296,205 WES common units. WGP presents its results consolidated with those of WES. WGP closed its IPO on December 12, 2012, and the results for the periods prior to the IPO are therefore attributable to subsidiaries of Anadarko.
Net income (loss) available to limited partners for the 20-day period beginning on the date the IPO closed through December 31, 2012, totaled $(9.8) million, or $(0.04) per common unit (diluted) for the fourth-quarter and full-year 2012, based on the number of common units issued in connection with the IPO.Net income (loss) attributable to WGP for the fourth-quarter and full-year 2012 totaled $(1.5) million and $34.0 million, respectively. Included in reported net income (loss) for the fourth-quarter and full-year 2012 is income tax (benefit) expense attributable to the pre-IPO period. Income generated by WGP is not subject to federal income tax subsequent to the IPO. WGP previously paid a prorated quarterly distribution of $0.03587 per unit for the fourth quarter of 2012 on February 21, 2013, to unitholders of record at the close of business on February 1, 2013. This distribution was the first paid by WGP and corresponds to a quarterly distribution of $0.165 per unit, or $0.66 per unit on an annualized basis. The initial distribution was prorated for the 20-day period from the date of the closing of WGP’s IPO on December 12, 2012, through the end of the quarter, pursuant to the terms of WGP’s partnership agreement.