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occidental

[‚äk·sə′dent·əl]
(lapidary)
Property of a gemstone which is of an inferior quality (grade, luster, or value) or is an inferior variety.
Property of a substitute gemstone that is misrepresented as being the genuine gem.
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Occidental is weighing a joint venture that would involve selling a 25% stake in its operations in the Middle East and North Africa, Deutsche Bank analyst Paul Sankey said after a meeting with Chazen in May.
Occidental said in mid-February that it was seeking a replacement for its CEO, who joined Occidental in 1994 and took over as CEO in mid-2011 after serving under Irani as chief financial officer for more than a decade.
Excluding the deals announced yesterday, Occidental chief executive officer Ray Irani has spent more than $10 billion on acquisitions in the past five years that have helped boost production by more than a third.
Occidental Argentina Exploration & Production Inc has interest in 23 production and exploration concessions, 19 of which are operational, with proven plus probable reserves of 393m barrels of oil equivalent at the end of last year, the buyer said.
The Colombian government recently expanded the reservation in an attempt to settle the question of where Occidental can drill, but the U'wa assert that the proposed drill site is still within their ancestral territory.
16% of Occidental Petroleum worth $81,259,000 is being owned by Great West Life Assurance Co.
La conference sur le droit a l'autodetermination au Sahara occidental organisee par le Centre international de Stockholm pour le droit et la justice a ete animee par des experts en droit international et droits de l'homme, dirige par l'ancien conseiller juridique du secretaire general des Nations unies, Hans Corell.
3bn (EUR950m) proceeds before tax, with the remaining interest held by Occidental to be worth around USD3.
Occidental is buying oil and gas assets in South Texas from Shell (LON:RDSA) for some USD1.
Occidental bought the high-profile trading outfit from Citigroup late last year, and Stephen Chazen, president and chief financial officer of the fourth-largest US oil company, said Phibro's exposure had been cut to curb volatility.