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Updated Jul 2, 2014
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Business Analyst Interview

Business Analyst

Interviewed at BP

Interview Details – It was a difficult interview with many exhibits displayed and a few open ended questions. I thought I did a good job but received little feedback. Hope to hear back soon.

Interview Question – Questions   Answer Question

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Accepted Offer

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Scholarship Program Interview

Scholarship Program
Manchester, England (UK)

Interviewed at BP

Interview Details – Online application, two short online tests, one behavioral interview, the whole process took around 3 months.

Interview Question – General questions like 'tell me about situations in your life when you applied BP's values'   Answer Question

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Mechnaical Engineering Summer Intern Interview

Mechnaical Engineering Summer Intern

I applied through college or university and interviewed at BP.

Interview Details – It was a behavioral interview with one technical question. The technical question was about equilibrium mechanics, but they vary.

Interview Question – I did not expect the technical question.   Answer Question

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Accepted Offer

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Chemical/Process Engineer Interview

Chemical/Process Engineer

I applied online and interviewed at BP.

Interview Details – initial screening followed by online tests; HR interview and technical interview. technical interview: a mixture of water, oil and sands; how do you separate it. second question asks about a gas stream with impurities; what are the ways to remove it; if it is to be absorbed by solvents, how do you regenerate the solvents. each methods what are the operational safety and environmental concerns to it?

Interview Question – in the technical interview, if you are stuck and don't know what to answer, the assessor will normally give you hints and just follow them   Answer Question

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Operations Support Executive Interview

Operations Support Executive
Singapore (Singapore)

I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at BP in December 2012.

Interview Details – 2 step. Phone call and on site. Phone call interview was fairly brief. On site, the interview steered towards industry terms and standards though the job was open for fresh grad and i was a fresh grad. Answered as best as i could but could visibly sense that the interviewer would rather have someone experienced applying for the job.

At end of interview, thanked them for the opportunity and mentioned would rather try other opportunities.

Interview Question – Interview tone wasn't that great. Office seemed to have decided to centralised the process under the hiring manager but from interview tone sensed the manager didn't want the additional responsibilities. Someone need to come in and set new standards and system (Remember it was open to fresh grad) and it seemed manager wasn't too supportive.   Answer Question

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Accepted Offer

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Intern Interview

Intern

I applied online and the process took 2 months - interviewed at BP.

Interview Details – online qs, phone competency based interview, tech interview and asessment centre

Interview Question – Project Management Case studies   View Answer

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Accepted Offer

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Geoscience Intern Interview

Geoscience Intern

Interviewed at BP

Interview Details – Psychometric tests, followed by competency based telephone interview, then a separate technical interview.

Interview Question – Tell me about a team project where you worked with someone difficult.   Answer Question

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IST Interview

IST

I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at BP.

Interview Details – campus recruiting - I had about a 2 hr interview with a technical and a behavior portion. Straightforward behavior part with an open-ended technical part.

Interview Question – They give you a scenario where they are producing oil somewhere, say the Gulf, and give you prices and associated shipping costs and you have to figure out what to do.   Answer Question

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Finance Risk Interview

Finance Risk

Interviewed at BP

Interview Details – The phone-based competency interview is generally carried out by one or two members of the HR team, and is focused around previous experience and achievements. The interview reportedly lasts around 45 minutes, and is fairly relaxed and discussion-based rather than formal and structured. Previous questions have included:

Why do you want to work for BP?
Which other companies have you applied to?
What goals have you set for yourself and achieved?
Describe your role in a team project that you have been involved in.

Interview Question – they interrupt you in some case   Answer Question

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Supply Chain Analyst Interview

Supply Chain Analyst

I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at BP.

Interview Details – Applied online and got an phone interview

Interview Question – working experience   Answer Question

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