Feb 9 Occidental Petroleum Corp reported
a smaller quarterly loss on Thursday, compared with a year
earlier, when the company incurred a one-time charge of $5.05
Net loss attributable to shareholders narrowed to $272
million, or 36 cents per share, in the fourth quarter ended Dec.
31, from $5.18 billion, or $6.78 per share, a year earlier. (bit.ly/2lrI7sS)
The latest quarter included a $175 million charge.
Total production fell to 607,000 barrels of oil equivalent
per day (boe/d) on average from 680,000 boe/d a year earlier.
(Reporting by Swetha Gopinath and Komal Khettry in Bengaluru;
Edited by Martina D'Couto)