BP Interview Questions

Updated Jul 1, 2015
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    Geophysicist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at BP (Houston, TX).

    Interview

    The people who interviewed me are very friendly. They asked behavioral questions as well as some technical questions. They sometimes began to keep notes as you were answering them --- don't need to worry if they do that.

    Interview Questions

    • how did you handle a conflict in the past?   Answer Question
    • explain the methodology/ technical details in one project that I worked on   Answer Question
    • What is the advantage using your method compared with other methods.   Answer Question
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    Trading Development Program Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at BP.

    Interview

    Very tough. There were two main parts, behavioral and technical, each about an hour long. Then Final interview day was pretty intense that lasted pretty much 9 to 5. I know that they even do trading simulations now to see how candidates react under pressure.

    Interview Questions

    • They had a map with a bunch of different oil routes (pipe, water, trucks) and had to calculate quickly which one would chose. Then they added layers of complexity.   1 Answer
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    Billing Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 3+ weeksinterviewed at BP.

    Interview

    Applied through a temp service. A phone interview was conducted by a team manager and communication was through the temp service. The temp service was a major headache and I would never do it again. They kept losing the documents I sent to them and had to send them sometimes more than twice. No offer for full time permanent employment but was offered a temporary position.

    Interview Questions

    • Do you have experience in billing?   1 Answer
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    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at BP.

    Interview

    It was a quick call back after I had my online application submitted. They call 3-4 after. My interview was set 2 days after. On the interview I was asked the common questions. It was inference in the air while we were talked like I was going to be hired. Evidently after the interview we talked about a day I can come back and start paperwork.

    Interview Questions

    • What was a time you had to lead in a group, how'd you handle it?   1 Answer
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    Process Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at BP.

    Interview

    They asked a few standard situational questions that all started with "tell me about a time when..." They also ask a technical question that is fairly straightforward as directly applicable to the job you are applying for

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a time when you faced an ethical decision and how did you handle it?   Answer Question
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    IST Sophomore Experienxe Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at BP (Chicago, IL) in March 2015.

    Interview

    I received an email telling me I would have a phone interview in the coming days. Kind of short notice. I set up a time that worked for me. My interviewer called approximately 3-4 min after my scheduled time. He told me about himself and proceeded to ask me questions. He asked about 5 questions two of which I had prepared answers for which was great. In all, it lasted around 20 min. At the end, he asked if I had any questions. I hear back in about two weeks.

    Interview Questions

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    NAGP Confirmations Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at BP (Houston, TX) in February 2015.

    Interview

    Applied on BP's website first. Then received call from recruiting manager about setting up phone interview. Had the phone interview, took a little over 30 minutes. After that got called in for a 2 hour panel interview with 6 interviewer's. 3 on 1 panel for one hour then another 3 on 1 panel with different people for another hour. Showed me around the Helios building a bit beforehand.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell us about a time or experience you had when you were required to use courage in the workplace.   Answer Question
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    Finance IST Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at BP.

    Interview

    Interview was heavy on behavioral/situational scenarios. remember to answer in the 'STAR' format (requiter should fill you in on this). I forgot the acronym, but it's 'What was the issue, what did you do, how did you do it, and what were the results'. Answer every question that way.

    Interview Questions

    • Nothing quantitative. There was one question regarding exposure to physical crude inventory; i think it went, "i'm long crude, what am I exposed to and how can i hedge"   1 Answer
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    IST Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    Campus career services sent along my resume. Got an email requesting a phone interview. Hour long behavioral phone interview. Followed up for video interview, two on one, 45 minute behavioral, 45 minute technical. Called two weeks later to offer job. Relatively easy, friendly thoughout.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    No negotiation

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    IST Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Declined Offer

    Interview

    Dropped off my resume at the career fair, got an email and scheduled to interview. 2 on 1 90 min interview, 45 min behavioral and 45 min case.

    Interview Questions

    Reasons for Declining

    Didn't like the process

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