I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at BP in January 2013.
Interview Details – The process was not too bad in general, although they could have made me comfortable by not having the interview as long as they did. I would prefer that they dont stretch the interview whereby it becomes too onerous for the interviewee.
Interview Question – Any reservations about the company. Obviously Gulf of Mexico event was substantial and it's bound to make people think. Answer Question
I applied online and the process took 3 months - interviewed at BP in January 2014.
Interview Details – Completed online forms, online tests, a telephone interview with HR and a technical interview with an engineer from the discipline. I used a very personal experience of safety for my online form which I was later told was an excellent example of how important this value was to me. My telephone interview I had prepared well for but had a few unexpected questions. For example, name a time you helped someone else in their personal development. I had been a mentor in University so I quickly used this example. My technical interview was 1.5hrs and I was shown a picture and asked to speak about potential issues. I was then asked about certain aspects in more detail such a pressure drop, viscosity of fluids, inspection processes and how I would overcome challenges that I had identified.
Interview Question – How would you calculate the pressure drop? Name a time you helped someone else with their personal development. Answer Question
I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at BP in February 2010.
Interview Details – There were two interviews and this include the informal interview followed by a more academic interview. The interviews were very friendly and nice. Some of the questions are quite easy and obvious. However, there were also one or tow unexpected questions.
Interview Question – Describe you strength in one word? View Answer
I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at BP in December 2012.
Interview Details – -Online form with many competency questions
-Very easy reasoning tests based on maths and verbal.
-Telephone interview testing on your personal ability
-Technical Interview with 2 case studies - Commercial related. This was directed by the interviewer outlining the case and you must then ask appropriate questions and explain your thought process to answer the case study.
Interview Question – How do you see your year by year career progression in BP. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Still awaiting reply - expected between 7-10 working days
I applied online and the process took 2 days - interviewed at BP in December 2011.
Interview Details – Final round assessment centre consisted of a meal with other applicant and current employees on the first day. Then the second day, we had 5 different exercises. 2 of them were done in groups of 4, 1 individual presentation, 1 role-play exercise done in a pair, and finally an individual exercise which was a self-reflection.
I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at BP in November 2008.
Interview Details – Applied online through BP's website withing teh space of two weeks recieved confirmation e-mail requesting a time for interview. There were 3 sittings of interviews each with 4 candidates and I was in the last sitting. Interview consisted of an initially 2:1 technical interview with the line manager and dept supervisor last 1 hr. After that was placed in a 1hr situational interview. Very straightforward.
Interview Question – Show a time you had to make a tough decision Answer Question
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