Statoil Reviews

Updated September 29, 2014
Updated September 29, 2014
66 Reviews
2.9
66 Reviews
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Statoil President and CEO Helge Lund
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Pros
  • Good work life balance, flexible schedule, chance to play big role in projects (in 20 reviews)

  • Great salary and benefits they p ay 100% of all medical and dental insurance at the PPO level (in 4 reviews)


Cons
  • Project management take be really frustrating as decision making takes long time (in 5 reviews)

  • Many international employees quit their work after some short of time of work at company(3-5 years) (in 4 reviews)

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  1.  

    Great place to work!

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Statoil full-time

    Pros

    Values, Culture, Benefits, career opportunities

    Cons

    complex governance...difficult to implement change and make progress

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Phenomenal company to work for!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Executive Assistant in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Senior Executive Assistant in Houston, TX

    I worked at Statoil full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great salary and benefits they p ay 100% of all medical and dental insurance at the PPO level. They also offer insurance for elderly parents through MetLife, it is awesome insurance and a very low cost. They also are a very family conscienous company. They get exactly what work life balance means.

    Cons

    Not much room for growth and development

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to create opportunities for advancement and growth.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    SAP PAYROLL /HR

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior SAPAnalyst in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Senior SAPAnalyst in Houston, TX

    I worked at Statoil as a contractor (more than an year)

    Pros

    Best place to wok.
    Excellent team to work with.
    Friendly environment.

    Cons

    I did not see any

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Best employer

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Document Coordinator in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Former Employee - Document Coordinator in Calgary, AB (Canada)

    I worked at Statoil as a contractor (more than an year)

    Pros

    Exellent place to work. nice people qua ligues team. Flexible schedule

    Cons

    Not a stable Job. Expending lots of money in expats not for working just for having a fun life in Canada

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep good employees and do the way you do in Norway

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Great

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Reservoir Engineer in Porsgrunn (Norway)
    Current Employee - Reservoir Engineer in Porsgrunn (Norway)

    I have been working at Statoil as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Relaxed work environment
    Supportive leaders
    free housing
    always flexible with things
    great HR and tech support
    Lots of projects to work on
    Internship was a great, defined project that was challenging and had room left open for new ideas
    cafeteria had cheap, good food options for lunch (~35 NOK)

    Cons

    not really any time off on an internship but flexible
    Large company, so some bureaucratic things to deal with sometimes

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    1 year experience

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Statoil

    Pros

    Great environment. Working time till 15-16h.

    Cons

    You can get too lazy

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Statoil

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Procurement Category Manager in Oslo (Norway)
    Current Employee - Procurement Category Manager in Oslo (Norway)

    I have been working at Statoil full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Professional, progressive and safe, I am very happy here

    Cons

    No known cons except they are sometime too process driven

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Awesome

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Haugesund (Norway)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Haugesund (Norway)

    I worked at Statoil as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    A great workplace with great people and a wonderful bonuses. Not much else to say other than to say that it was worth the time.

    Cons

    Not that much to say really, kinda sucks to work for the government. The work is restrictive and they are strict on work hours.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    great place to start your career

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Graduate Program in Stavanger (Norway)
    Current Employee - Graduate Program in Stavanger (Norway)

    I have been working at Statoil full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    on job training, challenging, caring and helpful environment

    Cons

    low salaries, lack of foreign staff at top management

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Had a great time working at Statoil

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Intern in Stockholm, Stockholm (Sweden)
    Former Employee - Intern in Stockholm, Stockholm (Sweden)

    I worked at Statoil as an intern

    Pros

    Friendly environment at Stockholm office, I thoroughly enjoyed my time at Statoil. Very open and attentive management who took my input seriously.

    Cons

    The different departments are not always the best at cooperating with each other, but even so, most issues were promptly handled.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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