Occidental Petroleum
3.0 of 5 132 reviews
www.oxy.com Los Angeles, CA 5000+ Employees
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Company - Public (OXY)
Oil, Gas, Energy & Utilities
$10+ billion (USD) per year

Harnessing its heritage of Western technical know-how, Occidental Petroleum engages in oil and gas exploration and production and makes basic chemicals, plastics, and petrochemicals. In 2010 the oil giant reported proved reserves of 3.4 billion barrels of oil equivalent in the US, the Middle East, North Africa, and Latin America. Subsidiary Occidental Chemical (OxyChem) produces acids, chlorine, and specialty products; it also owns Oxy Vinyls, the #1 producer of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) resin in North America. Occidental Petroleum's midstream and marketing operations... More

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Occidental Petroleum President & CEO Stephen I. Chazen

Stephen I. Chazen

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No Offer – Interviewed in Jun 2014 Reviewed 3 days ago New

Interview Details – Phone interview in response to submitted resume. This was the initial screening interview to determine whether to take my application to the next level. The interviewer was friendly, casual and disarming but asked pointed, difficult to answer questions.Full Interview

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World's Best Companies, BusinessWeek, 2009
America's Top Companies, Forbes, 2009

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