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Occidental Petroleum is a petroleum and natural gas exploration company headquartered in Houston, Texas. It is one of the largest U.S.-based oil companies measured by sales and trading operations.
The company was founded in 1920 , now employs more than 30,000 people worldwide, and has operations in 36 countries. The company recognizes five segments: domestic oil operations; international oil operations; chemicals; nitrogen fertilizer manufacturing; and midstream/pipeline activities consisting of pipelines it operates or joint ownership interests with other companies.
The company has concessions with the Qatar General Petroleum Corporation, one of the Middle East's leading oil companies.