Founded in 1920, Occidental Petroleum (OXY) is a global gas and oil production company with their head office based in Houston, Texas. The corporation has approximately 35,000 employees and operates across Latin America, the United States and the Middle East. There are three major business segments: oil and gas, marketing and midstream, and OxyChem, the biggest producer of basic chemicals in North America. Founded in 1987, the division manages a range of plants throughout the US, Canada and Chile. A Fortune 500 company, Occidental Petroleum is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). Learn the Occidental Petroleum share price at Capital.com.