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Unocal's 3Q 2001 earnings conference call set for Oct. 24

El Segundo, Calif., Oct 18, 2001 -- Unocal Corporation (NYSE: UCL) will discuss its third quarter 2001 financial and operating results in a conference call webcast on Unocal's website (www.unocal.com) on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2001. The conference call will begin at 1:00 p.m. PDT (4:00 p.m. EDT).

Investors, analysts, stockholders, news media, employees and the general public are invited to listen to the webcast. Listeners can use RealPlayer or Windows Media Player. Replays and transcripts of the conference call will be available on the Unocal web site through Nov. 30, 2001.

Robert E. Wright, vice president of Investor Relations for Unocal, will be the conference call moderator. He will be joined by Charles R. Williamson, Unocal chief executive officer; Timothy H. Ling, Unocal president and chief operating officer; and Terry G. Dallas, Unocal chief financial officer. Unocal will offer graphics during the call that can be viewed or downloaded on your computer from the Internet.

Unocal expects to announce its third quarter 2001 earnings results on Oct. 24 before the open of trading on the NYSE.

About Unocal Corporation

Unocal is one of the world's leading independent natural gas and crude oil exploration and production companies. In North America, Unocal is one of the largest independent natural gas producers, with current net production of 1 billion cubic feet per day.

Updated: October 2001