Occidental Petroleum 8-K 2007
Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) February 5, 2007
OCCIDENTAL PETROLEUM CORPORATION
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Section 8 Other Events
Item 8.01. Other Events
On February 5, 2007, Occidental Petroleum Corporation issued a press release announcing preliminary proved reserve additions from all sources at a production replacement rate of 245 percent. The full text of the press release is attached to this report as Exhibit 99.1.
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.