Why Occidental

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Are you ready to make a difference and be rewarded for your contribution? Apply today! Here's why so many talented people choose to build their career at Occidental:


Agile, dynamic and future-focused

Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY) is an international oil and gas exploration and production company with operations in the United States, Middle East and Latin America. Occidental's wholly owned subsidiary, OxyChem, is a major North American chemical manufacturer. Occidental is headquartered in Houston, Texas, with nearly 37,000 employees and contractors worldwide.

Collaborative, positive environment

Our employees build strong, positive relationships and respect each other, the environment and the communities where we work. We take ownership for our results and celebrate our successes.

Just the right size

We combine the strength and stability of a large corporation with the agility and entrepreneurial spirit of a small company.

Admired and respected

Occidental consistently earns awards and accolades. We're known for our vision, mission and values of integrity, innovation and investment.

World-class talent

Occidental employees are smart, creative, goal-oriented self-starters -- people who thrive on collaboration. We are willing to explore and take on new challenges.

Challenging work, competitive awards

At Occidental, you'll find challenging, meaningful work assignments that drive our business results, competitive pay and benefits, great colleagues and opportunities to grow in your career, including domestic and international assignments.

Diverse and inclusive

As an international company, Occidental attracts a diverse workforce of exceptional talent, including employees from many nations. We value the ability to communicate and work effectively with people from a wide variety of backgrounds and cultures.

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