Occidental Chemical (OxyChem), a wholly owned subsidiary of Occidental Petroleum, is a chemical manufacturer with interests in basic chemicals, vinyls and performance chemicals. OxyChem is a large producer of basic chemicals, such as chlorine, polyvinyl chloride (PVC) resins, vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) and caustic soda, as well as sodium chlorite, potassium hydroxide, chlorinated isocyanurate products, calcium chloride and resorcinol.
OxyChem's wholly owned subsidiaries include OxyVinyls, LP and INDSPEC Chemical Corporation. Armand Products Company, a joint venture between OxyChem and Church & Dwight Co., Inc., sells potassium carbonate and potassium bicarbonate. Carbocloro S.A. Indústrias Químicas, a joint venture between OxyChem and UNIPAR, manufactures and sells chlor-alkali products in Brazil.
Occidental Petroleum Corp., which is based in Los Angeles, US, is the fourth-largest US oil and gas company, based on market capitalisation.
Chairman and CEO: Ray Irani (becomes executive chairman May 2011)
President and COO: Stephen Chazen (takes over as president and CEO in May 2011)
Executive VP and chief financial officer: James Lienert
Board member: Spencer Abraham
Board member: Ronald BurkleBoard member: Edward DjerejianBoard member: John FeickBoard member: Avedick Poladian
Board member: Rodolfo SegoviaBoard member: Aziz SyrianiBoard member: Rosemary TomichBoard member: Walter Weisman
Board member: Carlos Gutierrez
Board member: Margaret Foran
(Updated December 2010)
Occidental Chemical Corporation Occidental Tower 5005 LBJ Freeway Dallas
Texas 75224-6119 US
Mail: PO Box 809050, Dallas, Texas 75380-9050 Tel: +1 972 404 3800 Fax: +1 972-448-6631
Occidental Petroleum Corporation (parent company)10889 Wilshire Boulevard Los Angeles, California 90024-4201 US
Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem), a wholly owned subsidiary of Occidental Petroleum Corp, (Oxy), is a leading North American manufacturer of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) resins, chlorine and caustic soda – key building blocks for a variety of products such as plastics, pharmaceuticals and water treatment chemicals.
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Occidental’s key focus is delivering “performance, growth and value” in which it states that it is positioned for “consistent profitability”.ICIS also provides you with key financial data listed in table form.
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