Robert Peterson

​​​​​​ Robert Peterson​
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer​ ​



Robert Peterson is Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for Occidental. As CFO, he oversees accounting, tax, treasury, internal audit and investor relations functions.

Mr. Peterson previously served as Senior Vice President, Permian EOR since September 2019. Prior to that, Mr. Peterson was Vice President, Permian Strategy, where he was responsible for developing and implementing a joint portfolio, technology and people strategy for Occidental’s Permian business and ensuring alignment with Occidental’s Low Carbon Ventures strategy. Prior to that, he was President of OxyChem from August 2014 to September 2017, where he was instrumental in completing its major capital investments and improving the profitability of the business.

Mr. Peterson holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Master of Business Administration in Corporate Finance from the University of Florida. ​​

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