Occidental Petroleum


Anadarko sets August shareholder vote on Oxy takeover


Shareholders of Anadarko Petroleum will get to vote Aug. 8 on whether to approve the pending $38 billion acquisition of The Woodlands oil and gas producer by Occidental Petroleum, the company announced late Thursday.


Oil executives: time for Houston to embrace clean energy


Houston’s position as the energy capital of the world is based on fossil fuels, but the nation’s fourth-largest city must embrace new technologies and cleaner energy if it wants to lead the way for decades to come, energy executives said Thursday at the first Houston Low-Carbon Energy Summit.


Ex-Occidental boss to form new Houston oil company in $2.7billion deal


Steve Chazen didn’t miss the drudgery of quarterly earnings calls after he retired as chief executive of Houston’s Occidental Petroleum Corp. in 2016. But he found he missed the one-on-one talks with investors, who, unlike most people in the oil business, weren’t afraid to tell executives when they thought their ideas were stupid.