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Occidental Petroleum Overview

Industry

Gas Utilities

Organization Type

Public

Employees

> 10,000

Headquarters

Houston, TX

Website

www.oxy.com

Website

www.oxy.com



Founded in

1920

Revenue

> $1B

Key People

Vicki Hollub (CEO, President),
Melissa Schoeb (Vice President, Communications And Public Affairs),
Eugene Batchelder (chairman),
Laura Matthews (Director, Human Resources),
Cedric Burgher (CFO)

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About Occidental Petroleum

Occidental Petroleum Corporation (often abbreviated Oxy in reference to its ticker symbol) is an American multinational petroleum and natural gas exploration and production company incorporated in Delaware and headquartered in Houston, Texas with operations in the United States, the Middle East, and Latin America. The company is ranked 722nd on the Forbes Global 2000 and 278th on the Fortune 500.

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Occidental Petroleum Corporation (often abbreviated Oxy in reference to its ticker symbol) is an American multinational petroleum and natural gas exploration and production company incorporated in Delaware and headquartered in Houston, Texas with operations in the United States, the Middle East, and Latin America. The company is ranked 722nd on the Forbes Global 2000 and 278th on the Fortune 500.

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What Is

Occidental Petroleum's Mission Statement

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To develop energy resources safely, profitably and responsibly to maximize value.

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Gender

Male

61.9%

Female

35.5%

Unknown

2.6%
Ethnicity

White

51.2%

Hispanic or Latino

22.0%

Black or African American

10.9%

Asian

9.9%

Unknown

6.0%
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Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

50.0%

Occidental

10.0%

Arabic

7.5%

Chinese

5.0%

French

5.0%

Amharic

2.5%

Indonesian

2.5%

Portuguese

2.5%

Turkish

2.5%

Cherokee

2.5%

Mandarin

2.5%

Dakota

2.5%

Korean

2.5%

Italian

2.5%
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Occidental Petroleum Careers

Average Length of Employment
Exelon 4.4 years
Duke Energy 4.2 years
ConocoPhillips 3.8 years

Occidental Petroleum

3.7 years
Chevron 3.5 years
Anadarko Petroleum 3.4 years
Halliburton 3.3 years
Xcel Energy 3.3 years
Exxon Mobil 3.3 years
Williams 3.3 years
Devon Energy 3.2 years
ONEOK 3.1 years
Kinder Morgan 3.0 years
PPL 2.9 years
Chesapeake Energy 2.8 years
EOG Resources 2.7 years
Hess 2.7 years
Marathon Petroleum 2.6 years
Apache 2.5 years
Top Employers Before Occidental Petroleum
Exxon Mobil 13.7%
Chevron 10.6%
Oxy 5.6%
US Army 4.3%
Best Buy 3.7%
Oracle 3.1%
Citi 3.1%
Hess 3.1%
IBM 3.1%
Top Employers After Occidental Petroleum
Chevron 9.9%
G4S 6.6%
Hil 4.4%
Oxy 4.4%
Catalina 3.8%
Sentry 3.3%
Hess 3.3%
Sunoco 2.7%

Occidental Petroleum Employees Education

Schools

University of Houston

18.0%

Texas Tech University

10.5%

University of Texas at Austin

9.9%

Oklahoma State University

8.1%

University of Phoenix

7.6%

Texas A&M University

6.4%

University of Tulsa

3.5%

Pennsylvania State University

3.5%

California State University - Bakersfield

3.5%

University of Texas at Arlington

2.9%

Texas Southern University

2.9%

Southern Methodist University

2.9%

University of Texas of the Permian Basin

2.9%

California State University - Long Beach

2.9%

University of Oklahoma

2.9%

University of Central Oklahoma

2.3%

University of North Texas

2.3%

University of Texas at Dallas

2.3%

Houston Community College

2.3%

University of Southern California

2.3%
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Majors

Business

26.9%

Accounting

13.1%

Petroleum Engineering

8.3%

Computer Science

6.7%

Management

6.1%

Geology

6.1%

Finance

4.5%

Mechanical Engineering

3.2%

Industrial Technology

2.9%

Management Information Systems

2.9%

Human Resources Management

2.6%

Economics

2.2%

English

2.2%

General Studies

1.9%

Communication

1.9%

Chemical Engineering

1.9%

Project Management

1.6%

Psychology

1.6%

Environmental Control Technologies/Technicians

1.6%

General Education, Specific Areas

1.6%
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Degrees

Bachelors

43.9%

Masters

25.4%

Other

17.4%

Associate

6.5%

Certificate

3.9%

Doctorate

2.6%

Diploma

0.4%
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Occidental Petroleum Employee Political Affiliation

Republican Party

80.8%

Democratic Party

19.2%

Employee Political Donations

Name Job Title Party Donation
Stephen ChazenCorporate Officer $761,800Republican Party
Ray IraniChief Executive Officer $151,300Republican Party
Donald DebrierExecutive Vice President $47,200Republican Party
Donald de BrierExecutive Vice President $30,100Republican Party
Willie ChiangExecutive Vice President Of Operations $26,200Republican Party
William AlbrechtExecutive $22,500Republican Party
Martin CozynExecutive Vice President $21,000Republican Party
Linda PetersonAssociate General Counsel $15,950Democratic Party
Edward LoweExecutive $15,500Republican Party
James LienertAccountant $12,500Republican Party
Charles WeissEnvironmental Management Specialist $11,000Republican Party
ROY PineciFinance $10,050Republican Party
Dale PetroskeyVice President $10,000Republican Party
John AleAttorney $10,000Republican Party
IAN DavisVice President $10,000Republican Party
Cynthia WalkerExecutive Vice President $10,000Republican Party
Todd StevensVice President $6,000Republican Party
Vicki HollubChief Executive Officer $5,000Democratic Party
Rosemary TomichDirector $5,000Democratic Party
Michael StuttsTax Attorney $3,500Republican Party
Craig KempPetroleum Geologist $3,300Republican Party
Franke AlbrechtExecutive $3,000Democratic Party
Andrew HallChief Executive Officer $2,600Democratic Party
Christine HallN/A $2,600Democratic Party
Sean McCurryEngineer $2,500Republican Party
Hasham MukadamExecutive $2,500Republican Party
Steve ChazenChief Executive Officer $2,500Republican Party
Michael SolandEnergy Marketing $2,500Republican Party
Anita PowersGeologist $2,500Republican Party
Ronald TakeuchiManager $2,500Republican Party
William ADEGeologist $2,500Republican Party
Stanley ShaverTeam Lead/Manager $2,250Republican Party
Terry BurkeDrilling Field Specialist $1,750Republican Party
Linda BrownLand Survey Technician $1,500Republican Party
George ElledgePetroleum Engineer $1,500Republican Party
Alex McCoyEngineer $1,050Republican Party
Frank KominGeneral Manager $1,000Republican Party
Julie MooreSenior Director $1,000Republican Party
John StuartBusiness Executive $1,000Republican Party
Richard KlineVice President $1,000Republican Party
H HeideAssistant General Counsel $1,000Republican Party
R OlsonExecutive Vice President $1,000Republican Party
Tracey MossSupply Chain Manager $975Republican Party
Jack KlotzGeologist $600Democratic Party
Alexander McCoyEngineer $550Republican Party
Stephen HardawayPetroleum Engieer $500Republican Party
Charles WhitleyProduction Technician $500Democratic Party
Harley PinsonAttorney $500Republican Party
Charles SwartzEngineer $500Republican Party
James HajovskyCompliance Director $500Republican Party
Ronald ClettenbergComputer System Technician $500Republican Party
Michael McGrawSenior Director $500Republican Party
Christopher FetgatterSenior Director $500Republican Party
William Collins JrSenior Director $500Democratic Party
Thomas ReesEngineer $500Republican Party
Harold HeideAttorney $500Republican Party
Roland ChemaliEngineer $412Democratic Party
Carl LeedyChemical Engineer $360Republican Party
Mark ChristiansPurchasing Manager $350Republican Party
Stephen KaiserScheduler $311Republican Party
Robert McHamGeologist $300Democratic Party
Gerald McPheeSenior Director $250Republican Party
Allen KutchEngineer $250Republican Party
Alan AbrahamsonAttorney $250Democratic Party
Richard LevequePlanner $250Democratic Party
Mark HodgeLandman $250Republican Party
Clark LockerdEngineering Manager $250Republican Party
Roger TisdaleMarketing $250Republican Party
Christopher MorrisonSupervisor $235Republican Party
Michael BurtonElectrician $201Republican Party
Robert Horne JrEngineer $200Republican Party
Chuck WhitleyProduct Technician $200Democratic Party
Chris MorrisonSupervisor $150Republican Party
Roger SpottsEngineer $110Republican Party
James KurfessGeophysical Manager $100Republican Party
Madeline StoneLawyer $75Democratic Party
David CrumRegional Manager $50Republican Party
George WattsGeophysicist $20Republican Party
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Occidental Petroleum Salaries

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Senior Facilities EngineerHouston, TX $263,000
Petroleum EngineerHouston, TX $208,146
Senior Production OperatorBakersfield, CA $200,300
Reservoir EngineerBakersfield, CA $190,000
Team LeaderLong Beach, CA $188,700
Team LeaderLong Beach, CA $188,700
Reservoir EngineerHouston, TX $185,000
Advisory EngineerBakersfield, CA $185,000
Engineering SupervisorHouston, TX $185,000
Lead EngineerHouston, TX $185,000
Reservoir EngineerHouston, TX $183,800
Drilling EngineerHouston, TX $180,600
Reservoir EngineerBakersfield, CA $179,000
Petroleum EngineerBakersfield, CA $176,900
Reservoir EngineerHouston, TX $175,000
Drilling EngineerHouston, TX $175,000
Advisory EngineerBakersfield, CA $173,400
Engineering Production Operations DirectorHouston, TX $172,000
Process EngineerHouston, TX $171,400
Senior GeologistLong Beach, CA $171,000
Reservoir EngineerHouston, TX $168,293
Drilling EngineerHouston, TX $166,000
Drilling EngineerHouston, TX $166,000
Drilling EngineerHouston, TX $163,000
Senior Facilities EngineerHouston, TX $162,900
Senior Facilities EngineerHouston, TX $162,900
Completion EngineerHouston, TX $162,000
Process EngineerHouston, TX $161,500
Reservoir EngineerHouston, TX $160,000
Completion EngineerHouston, TX $159,000
Reservoir EngineerHouston, TX $156,000
Drilling EngineerLong Beach, CA $156,000
Human Resources ConsultantHouston, TX $154,690
Senior EngineerHouston, TX $153,700
Senior GeologistHouston, TX $152,000
Reservoir EngineerHouston, TX $151,900
EngineerHouston, TX $150,000
Senior Automation EngineerBakersfield, CA $150,000
Electrical EngineerTupman, CA $149,400
Reservoir EngineerHouston, TX $146,800
Reservoir EngineerHouston, TX $146,300
Drilling EngineerHouston, TX $146,000
Reservoir EngineerLong Beach, CA $145,933
Reservoir EngineerHouston, TX $145,600
System Software DeveloperHouston, TX $144,200
Drilling EngineerTupman, CA $143,600
Human Resources ConsultantHouston, TX $143,000
Human Resources ConsultantHouston, TX $143,000
Senior Production EngineerLong Beach, CA $143,000
Reservoir EngineerHouston, TX $142,800
Reservoir EngineerHouston, TX $142,700
Petroleum EngineerHouston, TX $142,500
Senior EngineerHouston, TX $141,200
Drilling EngineerHouston, TX $140,400
Drilling EngineerHouston, TX $140,400
Reservoir EngineerHouston, TX $140,000
Reservoir EngineerHouston, TX $140,000
Reservoir EngineerHouston, TX $140,000
Senior Consultant, Information TechnologyLos Angeles, CA $140,000
Reservoir EngineerBakersfield, CA $140,000
Senior Facilities EngineerHouston, TX $139,800
Petroleum EngineerHouston, TX $139,700
Planning AnalystHouston, TX $139,300
Reservoir EngineerHouston, TX $138,445
Consulting EngineerBakersfield, CA $138,000
Reservoir EngineerHouston, TX $136,400
Reservoir EngineerHouston, TX $136,400
Reservoir EngineerLong Beach, CA $136,000
Information Systems TechnicianHouston, TX $135,000
Data ArchitectHouston, TX $135,000
Reservoir EngineerCA $135,000
Employment ManagerHouston, TX $135,000
Training ManagerHouston, TX $135,000
Training ManagerHouston, TX $135,000
Planning EngineerHouston, TX $133,203
Reservoir EngineerHouston, TX $133,203
Reservoir EngineerHouston, TX $130,458
Information Systems TechnicianHouston, TX $130,000
Reservoir EngineerHouston, TX $130,000
Reservoir EngineerHouston, TX $130,000
Reservoir EngineerBakersfield, CA $130,000
Team LeaderBakersfield, CA $130,000
Information Systems TechnicianHouston, TX $130,000
Reservoir EngineerHouston, TX $130,000
Reservoir EngineerHouston, TX $129,022
GeophysicistHouston, TX $128,900
Consulting EngineerBakersfield, CA $128,600
Planning CoordinatorBakersfield, CA $128,544
Senior AdvisoryHouston, TX $127,600
Facility EngineerTupman, CA $127,500
Operations EngineerHouston, TX $127,200
Configuration Management LeadHouston, TX $126,381
Reservoir EngineerBakersfield, CA $126,000
Information Technology ConsultantHouston, TX $125,600
Drilling EngineerLong Beach, CA $125,600
Planning EngineerBakersfield, CA $125,500
Reservoir EngineerHouston, TX $125,000
Configuration Management LeadHouston, TX $125,000
Reservoir EngineerHouston, TX $125,000
GeophysicistHouston, TX $125,000
Facility EngineerHouston, TX $125,000
Planning EngineerBakersfield, CA $125,000
Facility EngineerHouston, TX $125,000
Reservoir EngineerHouston, TX $125,000
Reservoir EngineerHouston, TX $125,000
Reservoir EngineerBakersfield, CA $125,000
Information Technology ConsultantLos Angeles, CA $125,000
GeophysicistHouston, TX $125,000
Engineering Production Operations DirectorHouston, TX $123,400
Staff EngineerHouston, TX $123,200
Drilling EngineerHouston, TX $123,000
Reservoir EngineerBakersfield, CA $123,000
Staff GeologistHouston, TX $122,500
Reservoir EngineerHouston, TX $122,500
Staff GeologistHouston, TX $122,500
Operations EngineerBakersfield, CA $122,500
Reservoir EngineerHouston, TX $122,500
Staff GeologistHouston, TX $122,500
Senior Risk AnalystHouston, TX $122,300
Senior Infrastructure EngineerHouston, TX $122,000

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Occidental Petroleum Stock Performance

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Revenue

> $1B

Net Income

$1.311 billion (2017)

Market Cap

$49,370,000,000

Total Equity

$20.572 billion (2017)

Total Assets

$42.026 billion (2017)

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Frequently Asked Questions about Occidental Petroleum

When was Occidental Petroleum founded?

Occidental Petroleum was founded in 1920.

How many Employees does Occidental Petroleum have?

Occidental Petroleum has more than 10,000 employees.

How much money does Occidental Petroleum make?

Occidental Petroleum generates more than $1 billion in revenue.

What industry is Occidental Petroleum in?

Occidental Petroleum is in the gas utilities industry.

What is Occidental Petroleum's mission?

Occidental Petroleum's mission statement is "To develop energy resources safely, profitably and responsibly to maximize value."

What type of company is Occidental Petroleum?

Occidental Petroleum is a public company.

Who are Occidental Petroleum's competitors?

Occidental Petroleum competitors include ConocoPhillips, Anadarko Petroleum, Chevron, Apache, Halliburton, ONEOK, Hess, Devon Energy, EOG Resources, Chesapeake Energy, Xcel Energy, Baker Hughes, PPL, Exelon, National Oilwell Varco, Exxon Mobil, Marathon Petroleum, Duke Energy, Williams, Kinder Morgan.

Who works at Occidental Petroleum?

Vicki Hollub (CEO, President),
Melissa Schoeb (Vice President, Communications And Public Affairs),
Eugene Batchelder (chairman),
Laura Matthews (Director, Human Resources),
Cedric Burgher (CFO)

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