Occidental Petroleum

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Headquarters Los Angeles, CA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public (OXY)
Industry Oil, Gas, Energy & Utilities
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year
Competitors Maersk Oil, ExxonMobil, Chevron

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

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Pros: Great pay, oportunities to move, upper level management (the majority) accepts ideas and suggestions. Your work and dedication are appreciated and acknowledged. Full Review

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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Aug 2013 Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Interview Details – On campus panel interview. Was told would be contacted for an on-site interview if they were interested. Instead receive a phone message to contact HR representative. Returned the call and was made an offer. After I accepted the offer was sent a digital offer letter and told to go online and…Full Interview

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Very relaxed interview. Asked to explain previous projects I worked on. View Answer

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