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Ownership Change

Please send copies of all pertinent documents to:

Oxy Inc.
Attn: Land - Ownership & Contracts
P.O. Box 27570
Houston, Texas 77227

or fax: 713-215-7549

Please include the following with all written correspondence:

  • Owner number(s)
  • Social Security/Tax Identification number
  • Daytime phone number

Ownership change because of a death:

  • Name of deceased and owner number (if available)
  • Certified copy of the death certificate
  • Copy of the last will and testament
  • Copy of the final decree in the matter of the estate (if applicable)
  • Copies of any recorded conveyances from the estate
  • Copy of the letter of the testamentary in the matter of the estate
  • Name, address and phone number of the executor, along with letters of authority (if available)
  • Name, address and phone number of the estate attorney (if available)

Other information will assist in determining additional documents that will be needed:

  • Is there a will? 
  • Will there be probate?
  • Was the deceased living in the state where the producing property is located?
  • Was the deceased a joint tenant with rights of survivorship?
  • Was the mineral property owned as husband and wife on courthouse records?
  • Were there any deeds or conveyances that may affect ownership, such as a remainder interest?
  • Was the interest deeded into a trust?

If you have questions regarding EFT, contact us at 713-215-7231 or e-mail owner_relations@oxy.com.

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