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December 22, 1999
Tim Werdel scored 22 points, including four three-pointers, to lead Chapman to a 70-63 victory over Occidental in a men's basketball game Tuesday at Occidental. The Panthers (8-4) rallied from a 37-25 halftime deficit to end their three-game losing streak. Mike Gartner scored 14 points and Greg Vecchione had four assists for Chapman. Mario Thompson had 19 points and nine assists to lead Occidental.
December 20, 1985
Dale Widolff of Occidental has been named Kodak College Division II Coach of the Year for Region 5 by the American Football Coaches Assn.
April 13, 1990
A Swiss man filed a lawsuit Thursday against Occidental Petroleum Chairman Armand Hammer, accusing the oil magnate of intentionally defrauding him out of royalties from oil production in Libya. In the lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court, Hans-Albert Kunz seeks more than $550,000 in damages he says he lost after Occidental sold a quarter of its Libyan oil interests in 1985 to OMV of Austria. A spokesman for Occidental said he had not seen the suit and had no immediate comment.
November 25, 2008 | Times Wire Services
Occidental Petroleum Corp. and Mubadala Development Co. will invest $500 million over the next four years to explore for natural gas in Oman. The companies will develop four existing gas fields and explore for new fields in a 1,410-mile area known as Habiba, or Block 62, in northern Oman under a 20-year agreement, they said. Westwood-based Occidental said it would be the operator and hold a 48% interest, while Mubadala would own 32% and Oman Oil Co. 20%.
February 24, 1988
A key aspect of the Palisades energy project was withheld from the Letters which appeared on Jan. 28. The aspect most often overlooked, and central to any respectable discussion of this project, is the land trade offered by the City Council and accepted by Occidental Petroleum Corp. in 1969. Occidental traded its four-acre drill site in Portrero Canyon to the city for the two-acre drill site, inland of Pacific Coast Highway, which it owns today. The City Council converted the Portrero Canyon site into a park.
January 6, 1994
The Chapman women's basketball team ended a six-game losing streak by beating Occidental, 93-90, in overtime Wednesday at Rush Gymnasium in Eagle Rock. The Panthers (3-8) trailed by five at the half but rallied to take the lead by as many as seven points in the second half. Occidental used a full-court press to send the game into overtime. Desirie Rippy made a steal and scored with two seconds to left to tie it, 86-86.
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