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Occidental Petroleum Corporation

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HQ location:
Los Angeles, CA

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About Occidental Petroleum Corporation

Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY) is an international oil and gas exploration and production company, and its OxyChem subsidiary is a major North American chemical manufacturer. The fourth-largest U.S. oil and gas company, based on equity market capitalization, Oxy has over 40,000 employees and contractors on four continents. Oxy is an acknowledged leader in applying advanced technology to boost production from mature oil and natural gas fields and access hard-to-reach reserves. Oxy engages in oil and natural gas exploration and production in the United States, Middle East and Latin America.

The company has a major business presence in Houston, home to Oxy oil and natural gas, as well as Oxy midstream and marketing operations. Oxy is committed to safeguarding the environment, protecting the safety and health of employees and neighboring communities and upholding high standards of social responsibility throughout the company's worldwide operations.

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What employees say

“Challenging and rewarding.”
“Encourages innovation, then gets out of the way.”
“I feel my opinion matters. I also feel like there are opportunities for advancement in my career.”
“I find it very exciting and satisfying. Great people to work with. Great pay and compensation.”
“Oxy is an agile company where an individual's contribution can affect the bottom line. I have the autonomy to contribute to my fullest potential.”
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