Occidental Chemical

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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 AngelesUS, is the fourth-largest US oil and gas company, based on market capitalisation.

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Key Personnel

Executive Chairman: Ray Irani
President and CEO: Stephen Chazen
Executive VP and chief financial officer: James Lienert
Board member: Spencer Abraham
Board member: Ronald Burkle
Board member: Edward Djerejian
Board member: John Feick
Board member: Avedick Poladian
Board member: Rodolfo Segovia
Board member: Aziz Syriani
Board member: Rosemary Tomich
Board member: Walter Weisman
Board member: Carlos Gutierrez
Board member: Margaret Foran


Corporate Headquarters
Occidental Oil and Gas Corporation
5 Greenway Plaza, Suite 110
Texas 77046-0521

Tel: (713) 215-7000

Website: http://www.oxy.com

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