Women Making History Occidental Petroleum Ceo Vicki Hollub
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CEO and President, Occidental Petroleum
Recently ranked #50 on the Forbes Power Women 2020 list, Hollub has been ground breaking in her field. Forbes lists her accomplishments as:
Hollub became the first woman to head a major American oil company when she was named the president and CEO of Occidental Petroleum in April 2016.
In April 2019, Warren Buffett teamed up with Hollub to back Oxy's $57 billion bid for Anadarko Petroleum; the acquisition was completed in August.
Oxy's plans to shift toward a carbon-neutral production model, and is calling for federal legislation aimed at boosting carbon capture.
She now has sights set on pursuing investment opportunities in the Middle East.
Learn more about her in this 2017 Forbes article about the changing face of oil.