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Occidental Petroleum's CEO Discusses Q1 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Occidental Petroleum (OXY)

Q1 2012 Earnings Call

April 26, 2012 11:30 am ET


Christopher G. Stavros - Vice President of Investor Relations

James M. Lienert - Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President

Stephen I. Chazen - Chief Executive Officer, President and Director

Edward Arthur Lowe - Vice President and President of Oxy Oil and Gas -International Production

William E. Albrecht - President


Douglas George Blyth Leggate - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division

Paul Sankey - Deutsche Bank AG, Research Division

Jessica Chipman - Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. Securities, Inc., Research Division

Douglas Terreson - ISI Group Inc., Research Division

Leo P. Mariani - RBC Capital Markets, LLC, Research Division

Jason Gammel - Macquarie Research

Sven Del Pozzo - IHS Herold, Inc

Edward Westlake - Crédit Suisse AG, Research Division



Good morning. My name is Christie, and I'll be your conference operator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to Occidental Petroleum's First Quarter 2012 Earnings Release Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] Mr. Stavros, you may begin your conference.

Christopher G. Stavros

Thank you, Christie, and good morning, everyone, and welcome to Occidental Petroleum's First Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call. Joining us on the call first morning from Los Angeles are Steve Chazen, OXY's President and Chief Executive Officer; Jim Lienert, OXY's chief Financial Officer; Bill Albrecht, President of OXY's Oil and Gas operations in the Americas; Sandy Lowe, President of our International Oil and Gas Operations; and OXY's Executive Chairman, Dr. Ray Irani, is also joining us on the call today.

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