Washington, D.C. 20549


                                    FORM 8-K

                                 CURRENT REPORT
                     PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
                         SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

                Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):
                                  July 25, 2001

                            AMERADA HESS CORPORATION
               (Exact name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

             DELAWARE                   No. 1-1204             No. 13-4921002
 (State or other jurisdiction of     (Commission File          (IRS Employer
          incorporation)                  Number)           Identification No.)

          1185 Avenue Of the Americas                             10036
          New York, New York
 (Address of Principal Executive Offices)                       (Zip Code)

 Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (212) 997-8500

         (Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)

Item 5. Other Events

On July 25, 2001, Amerada Hess Corporation issued a press release announcing its
financial  results  for the  fiscal  quarter  ended  June 30,  2001.  Filed  and
incorporated herein by reference is the text of the press release dated July 25,
2001, which press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.

Item 7. Financial Statements, Pro Forma Financial Information and Exhibits

The following exhibit is filed as part of this Report:

99.1 Press Release dated July 25, 2001.


     Pursuant to the  requirements  of the Securities  Exchange Act of 1934, the
registrant  has duly  caused  this  report  to be  signed  on its  behalf by the
undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Date: July 25, 2001

                                         AMERADA HESS CORPORATION

                                              By:  /s/ John Y. Schreyer
                                              Name:  John Y. Schreyer
                                              Title: Executive Vice President
                                                     and Chief Financial Officer

                                  EXHIBIT INDEX

Exhibit No.                                   Description

99.1                                          Press Release dated July 25, 2001