Washington, D.C. 20549

                                    Form 13F

                               Form 13F COVER PAGE

Report for the Calendar Year or Quarter Ended:   December 31, 2002

Check here if Amendment |_|; Amendment Number:
     This Amendment (Check only one.):           [ ]  is a restatement.
                                                 [ ]  adds new holdings entries.

Institutional Investment Manager Filing this Report:

Name:          Occidental Petroleum Corporation
Address:       10889 Wilshire Boulevard
               Los Angeles, California 90024

Form 13F File Number:  28-

The institutional investment manager filing this report and the person by whom
it is signed hereby represent that the person signing the report is authorized
to submit it, that all information contained herein is true, correct and
complete, and that it is understood that all required items, statements,
schedules, lists, and tables, are considered integral parts of this form.

Person Signing this Report on Behalf of Reporting Manager:

Name:     Samuel P. Dominick, Jr.
          Vice President and Controller
          Occidental Petroleum Corporation
Phone:    (310) 208-8800

Signature, Place, and Date of Signing:

     /s/ SAMUEL P. DOMINICK, JR.    Los Angeles, California    February 4, 2003
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             [Signature]                 [City, State]              [Date]

Report Type (Check only one.):

[X]    13F HOLDINGS REPORT. (Check here if all holdings of this reporting
       manager are reported in this report.)

[ ]    13F NOTICE. (Check here if no holdings reported are in this report, and
       all holdings are reported by other reporting manager(s).)

[ ]    13F COMBINATION REPORT. (Check here if a portion of the holdings for this
       reporting manager are reported in this report and a portion are reported
       by other reporting manager(s).)

Form 13F SUMMARY PAGE Report Summary: Number of Other Included Managers: 5 Form 13F Information Table Entry Total: 2 Form 13F Information Table Value Total: $ 171,941 (thousands) List of Other Included Managers: Provide a numbered list of the name(s) and Form 13F file number(s) of all institutional investment managers with respect to which this report is filed, other than the manager filing this report. No. 13F File Number Name 1 28- Occidental C.O.B. Partners 2 28- Placid Oil Company 3 28- OXY USA Inc. 4 28- Occidental Oil and Gas Holding Corporation 5 28- Occidental Petroleum Investment Co.

FORM 13F INFORMATION TABLE COLUMN 1 COLUMN 2 COLUMN 3 COLUMN 4 COLUMN 5 COLUMN 6 COLUMN 7 COLUMN 8 - ----------------- -------------- --------- ---------- ------------------- -------------- ------------- ----------------------------- VALUE SHRS OR SH/ PUT/ INVESTMENT OTHER VOTING AUTHORITY NAMES OF ISSUER TITLE OF CLASS CUSIP (x$1000) PRN AMT PRN CALL DISCRETION MANAGERS ----------------------------- SOLE SHARED NONE - ----------------- -------------- --------- ---------- ---------- --- ---- -------------- ------------- ---------- --------- -------- Premcor Inc. Common Stock 74045Q104 $ 36,316 1,633,636 SH SOLE 1,633,636 Premcor Inc. Common Stock 74045Q104 $ 135,625 6,101,010 SH SHARED-DEFINED 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 6,101,010