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Unocal Corporation

Union Oil Company of California
Company nameUnion Oil Company of California and Unocal Corporation
Company typeDefunct, merged into Chevron Corporation
IndustryOil and Gas
FoundedOctober 17, 1890
Founder(s)Thomas Bard
Wallace Hardison
Lyman Stewart
DefunctAugust 10, 2005
HeadquartersEl Segundo, CA, US
Key peopleCharles R. Williamson
(Chairman) & (CEO)
ServicesPetroleum explorer and marketer
Revenue(+) $ 8.204 billion (2004)
Operating income(+) $ 1.145 billion (2004)
Net income(+) $ 1.208 billion (2004)
Total assets(+) $ 13.101 billion (2004)
Total equity(+) $ 5.217 billion (2004)
Employees6,400 (2005)

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Union Oil Company of California, dba Unocal (-enˈjuːnɵkælpron) is a defunct company that was a major petroleum explorer and marketer in the late 19th century, through the 20th century, and into the early 21st century. It was headquartered in El Segundo, California, United States.

On August 10, 2005, Unocal merged with Chevron Corporation and became a wholly owned subsidiary. Unocal has now ceased operations as an independent company, but continues to conduct many operations as Union Oil Company of California, a Chevron company.

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