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Cairn Energy CEO Simon Thomson
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    I have been working at Cairn Energy


    Challenging Works, stringent deadlines, need to be proactive.


    Sometimes unrealistic expectation of management.

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Cairn Energy Interviews

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    Senior Manager Audit Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Cairn Energy in January 2012.

    Interview Details

    It took a little more time than expected. My Boss took my first interview, the second round was 10 days later with HR. The 3rd and final interaction was with the Finance Head of the company.

    Interview Questions
    • How do you think you can make the audit work more interesting than just a monotonous routine kind of job   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    I was able to negotiate a joining bonus with the company.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

Cairn Energy Awards & Accolades

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Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations List, Corporate Knights, 2009

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Headquarters Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public (CNE)
Industry Oil, Gas, Energy & Utilities
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year
Competitors ExxonMobil, BP, Statoil

Cairn Energy's can-do attitude has taken the oil and gas exploration and production company far afield. The independent has historically explored for oil and natural gas in the Indian subcontinent, but in 2011 it sold its majority stake Cairn India to an Indian conglomerate to pay down debt. In 2010 the company reported proved reserves of 225 million barrels of oil equivalent. The company's producing fields are Sangu offshore Bangladesh and Lakhsmi, Gauri, and Ravva in India; Cairn Energy's gross production 2010 was almost 131,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day. The... More

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