October 24, 2016 2:40 PM ET


Company Overview of Occidental Chemical Corporation

Company Overview

Occidental Chemical Corporation manufactures and markets chlorine, caustic soda, vinyls, and performance chemical products. The company’s products include chlorine, caustic soda, potassium chemicals, and derivative products for pharmaceuticals, water disinfectants, and detergents; and vinyl products include polyvinyl chloride and precursors used in piping, electrical insulation, construction materials, and automotive products. It also manufactures alkalies, VCM, EDC, chrome and potassium chemicals, flame retardants, natural gas odorants, and antimony oxide. The company was founded in 2000 and is based in Dallas, Texas. Occidental Chemical Corporation operates as a subsidiary of Occidental Pe...

Occidental Tower

5005 LBJ Freeway

Dallas, TX 75380-9050

United States

Founded in 2000





Key Executives for Occidental Chemical Corporation

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Occidental Chemical Corporation Key Developments

Environmental Protection Agency and 16 Companies Reach $14.3 Million Deal to Clean Chemical Site in Hagerstown, Maryland

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and 16 companies reached a $14.3 million settlement to clean a chemical site in Hagerstown, Maryland. In addition, the companies will reimburse the EPA $945,000 for past costs and reimburse the regulator for future ones connected to its oversight of the cleanup. The settlement needs court approval. Under the settlement, the companies agreed to stabilize and cap waste and contaminated soils at the Central Chemical superfund site. The 16 companies include: Arkema, Bayer Cropscience, FMC, Honeywell International, Lebanon Seaboard, Montrose Chemical Corp. of California, Occidental Chemical, Olin, Rohm and Haas, Rhone-Poulenc, Shell Oil, Syngenta Crop Protection, The Chemours Co FC, Union Carbide, Wilmington Securities, 21st Century Fox America.

Court Approves Final Settlement in Passaic River Litigation, Occidental Chemical to Pay $190 Million to Resolve Liability

Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman and Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Bob Martin announced that a Superior Court judge has approved a $190 million settlement with Occidental Chemical Corp. that resolves the company's liability for contamination of the Passaic River. Approved by Superior Court Judge Sebastian P. Lombardi on Tuesday, the Occidental settlement is the third and final settlement in the Passaic River litigation, a series of settlements in which the State obtained costs and damages from multiple parties responsible for contaminating the river.

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