Occidental Petroleum Acquisitions and Exits, 9 Deals Between 1988 and 2018
oil/gas exploration Company

Occidental Petroleum has acquired 6 companies. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 3 assets.

Occidental Petroleum’s largest acquisition to date was in 1988, when it acquired Cain Chemical for $2.0B. Occidental Petroleum has acquired in 4 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include oil/gas exploration (50%) and chemicals (34%).

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Occidental Petroleum Corp.

10889 Wilshire Boulevard,
Los Angeles, California 90024
United States,
(310) 208-8800
www.oxy.com

Occidental Petroleum Corp., is an oil and gas exploration and production company. Occidental is an industry provider in applying advanced technology to boost production and access hard-to-recover reserves.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 6 - - - - - 6
vol $4.3B $4.3B
Sell (0.6/yr) # - - 1 - 2 - 3
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Largest Cain Chemical, Inc.
$2.0B (1988-04-15)
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Oil/gas Exploration M&A - Last 3 Years

When analyzing the oil/gas exploration sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 124 oil/gas exploration companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, and 2 have acquired at least 5 companies.

The most prolific strategic oil/gas exploration acquirer over the past 3 years is Empire Petroleum, with 3 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the oil/gas exploration sector over the past 3 years is Carnelian Energy Capital with 6 platform acquisitions.


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