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Stockholder Meeting to Be Held on May 4, 2018.

(OXY LOGO) Meeting Information
Meeting Type: Annual Meeting
For holders as of: March 9, 2018
Date: May 4, 2018           Time: 9:00 a.m. Central Time
Location: Occidental Petroleum Conference Center
  5 Greenway Plaza
  Houston, Texas 77046



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Voting Items

The Board of Directors recommends a vote “FOR” each of the director nominees: 

1. Election of Directors
  1a. Spencer Abraham
  1b. Howard I. Atkins
  1c. Eugene L. Batchelder
  1d. John E. Feick
  1e. Margaret M. Foran
  1f. Carlos M. Gutierrez
  1g. Vicki Hollub
  1h. William R. Klesse
  1i. Jack B. Moore
  1j. Avedick B. Poladian
  1k. Elisse B. Walter
The Board of Directors recommends a vote “FOR” proposal 2:
2. Advisory Vote to Approve Named Executive Officer Compensation
The Board of Directors recommends a vote “FOR” proposal 3:
3. Approval of the Second Amendment to the 2015 Long-Term Incentive Plan to Increase the Number of Shares Available for Grant
The Board of Directors recommends a vote “FOR” proposal 4:
4. Ratification of Selection of KPMG as Independent Auditor for the Fiscal Year Ending December 31, 2018