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use this Site.
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natural gas prices; chemical prices; potential liability for remedial actions
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regulation; potential liability resulting from pending or future litigation;
general domestic and international political conditions; potential disruption
or interruption of Oxy's production or manufacturing facilities due to
accidents, political events or insurgent activity; potential failure to achieve
expected production from existing and future oil and gas development projects;
the supply/demand considerations for Oxy's products; any general economic
recession or slowdown domestically or internationally; regulatory
uncertainties; and not successfully completing, or any material delay of, any
development of new fields, expansion, capital expenditure, efficiency
improvement project, acquisition or disposition. Forward-looking
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similar expressions that convey the uncertainty of future events or
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revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information
or otherwise. In light of these risks, uncertainties and assumptions, the
forward-looking events discussed might not occur.
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production or conclusive formation tests to be economically producible under
existing economic and operating conditions. We may use certain terms on
the Site, such as "probable" and "possible" reserves, that the SEC's guidelines
strictly prohibit us from using with the SEC. Nothing on the Site
constitutes investment advice. The materials and data available on the
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consider closely the disclosure in our Annual Report on Form 10-K, File No.
1-9210, available from us at the address specified on this website. You
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Any stock price information presented on the Site should not be
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completeness or timeliness of this information and is not liable for any loss
or damages that may arise from reliance on the stock price information.
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Site, or to the products and prices described in them, at any time without
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Limitation of Liability
In no event will Oxy, its suppliers, or other third parties
mentioned at this Site be liable for any damages whatsoever (including, without
limitation, those resulting from lost profits, lost data or business
interruption) arising out of the use, inability to use, or the results of the
use of this Site, any websites liked to this Site, or the materials or
information contained at any or all such sites, whether based on warranty,
contract, tort or any other legal theory and whether or not advised of the
possibility of such damages. If your use of the materials or information
from this Site results in the need for servicing, repair or correction of
equipment or data, you assume all costs thereof. Applicable law may not
allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so
the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.
The Terms are governed by the laws of the State of California,
United States of America, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts
of laws. By using this site, you agree that any suit or hearing regarding
this website shall be heard in the United States District Court for the Central
District of California, Los Angeles Division, where federal jurisdiction
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California. You also consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction in
the courts of the State of California regarding any dispute that arises from
Failure to enforce strict performance of the Terms shall not be
construed as a waiver of any provision or right. Oxy may assign its
rights and duties under the Terms without notice to any party at any time.
Effective Date and Updates
The Terms are effective as of July 1, 2004 and are subject to
change without notice by Occidental at any time. Please check for changes
regularly. Your use of this Site after such changes constitutes your
agreement to such changes.