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Occidental Extends U.S. Work From Home at Least Through October

Vicki Hollub, president and chief executive officer of Occidental Petroleum Corp.
Vicki Hollub, president and chief executive officer of Occidental Petroleum Corp.Photographer: F. Carter Smith/Bloomberg

Occidental Petroleum Corp. is extending the work-from-home option through at least the end of October amid surging Covid-19 infections across the U.S. South. 

U.S.-based employees that need to go into offices must be vaccinated or take weekly virus tests, the company said in an email. Occidental is headquartered is in Houston, and its also has large offices in The Woodlands, a suburb north of the city.