Anadarko

Americas

Oxy shores up board with former Schlumberger CEO

Occidental Petroleum added to its board of directors Thursday with the appointment of a former chief executive of Schlumberger as Oxy aims to instill more confidence with shareholders after risking its future to buy Anadarko Petroleum for $38 billion last year.

Americas

Icahn says Occidental won’t hit target without ‘fire sale’

Activist investor Carl Icahn said Occidental Petroleum Corp.’s new target for assets sales won’t be achieved without a “fire sale” that includes its pipeline system, Western Midstream Partners LP, which was already shopped to potential buyers earlier this year.

Americas

Icahn launches Oxy board takeover bid over $38bn Anadarko deal

Famed activist investor Carl Icahn on Wednesday launched a bid to shake up Occidental Petroleum's board over the $38 billion acquisition of Anadarko Petroleum, which has battered Oxy's stock price and the value of Icahn's holdings in the Houston oil company.

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As Oxy acquisition looms, Anadarko workers drown sorrows, update resumes

The Refuge Bar & Bistro, just a short walk from Anadarko Petroleum's headquarters, is becoming a place for Anadarko workers to drown their sorrows as they update resumés and contemplate the future of The Woodlands without its flagship employer, which recently agreed to be acquired by Occidental Petroleum.