Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY) is an international oil and gas exploration and production company, and its OxyChem subsidiary is a major North American chemical manufacturer. We are the fourth-largest U.S. oil and gas company, based on market capitalization of $66 billion at year-end 2009, with nearly 30,000 employees and contractors on four continents.
Oxy is committed to respecting the environment, maintaining safety and upholding high standards of social responsibility throughout the company's worldwide operations. Oxy's success is built on technical expertise, business acumen, strong partnerships and proven ability to deliver superior results.
Throughout this website, "Oxy" refers to one or more of Occidental Petroleum Corporation, a Delaware corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.