Occidental Petroleum 8-K 2016
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): January 19, 2016
Occidental Petroleum Corporation
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
Registrants Telephone Number, Including Area Code: (713) 215-7000
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
On January 19, 2016, Occidental Petroleum Corporation (Occidental) issued a press release announcing that it has reached an understanding on the terms of payment for the amount payable to Occidental by the Republic of Ecuador under a November 2015 International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes arbitration award. The full text of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated into this Item 8.01 by reference.
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.
DATED: January 19, 2016