SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
DATE OF REPORT (DATE OF EARLIEST EVENT REPORTED): March 6, 2002
OCCIDENTAL PETROLEUM CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
(Commission File Number)
|10889 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code
On March 6, 2002, Occidental Petroleum Corporation commenced a program offering from time to time up to $1,000,000,000 aggregate initial offering price of its Medium-Term Senior Notes, Series C and its Medium-Term Subordinated Notes, Series A (collectively, the "Notes").
Occidental has previously filed a Registration Statement on Form S-3 (No. 333-82246) in respect of securities including the Notes, which Registration Statement was declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 4, 2002. Thereafter, Occidental and Banc of America Securities LLC, Credit Suisse First Boston Corporation, J.P. Morgan Securities Inc., Lehman Brothers Inc., Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated and Salomon Smith Barney Inc. entered into the Distribution Agreement dated March 6, 2002, relating to the sale and purchase of the Notes.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|OCCIDENTAL PETROLEUM CORPORATION|
|Date: March 7, 2002||By:||/s/ J. R. HAVERT|
|Name:||J. R. Havert|
|Title:||Vice President and Treasurer|
|1.1||Distribution Agreement, dated March 6, 2002, among Occidental Petroleum Corporation, Banc of America Securities LLC, Credit Suisse First Boston Corporation, J.P. Morgan Securities Inc., Lehman Brothers Inc., Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated and Salomon Smith Barney Inc.|
First Supplemental Indenture, dated March 6, 2002, by and between Occidental Petroleum Corporation and The Bank of New York, including the form of Notes.