Chaparral Energy

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6 Reviews
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Mark A. Fischer
5 Ratings

    To work at Chaparral has been very satisfying and rewarding. People there are great to work with.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
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    Former Employee - Senior Engineering Tech I in Oklahoma City, OK
    Former Employee - Senior Engineering Tech I in Oklahoma City, OK

    I worked at Chaparral Energy full-time (more than 10 years)


    Three weeks vacation starting out with, great 401K matching, and Friday afternoons off.


    Middle management are more of the "Yes Man" mentality and can't make decisions.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Study and become more familiar of job descriptions and make up of the average worker there.

    Positive Outlook
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    Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Oklahoma City, OK
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Oklahoma City, OK
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Chaparral Energy.

    Interview Details

    This was the easiest interview I ever had. The first interviewer was HR, then a VP, and then the direct manager. There is a casual atmosphere and there wasn't any tough questions, they were just getting a feel for my personality.

    Interview Questions
    • There were no hard questions, just discussions of past work experiences and education background.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No need to negotiate, they asked what I was seeking and they offered it to me.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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Headquarters Oklahoma City, OK
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Private
Industry Oil, Gas, Energy & Utilities
Revenue $500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year

Chaparral Energy searches the scrublands of America's Mid-Continent and Permian Basin, looking for oil and natural gas. The exploration and production company also drills in North Texas, the Gulf Coast, the Ark-La-Tex region, and the Rocky Mountains. In 2010 the company reported estimated proved reserves of some 149.3 million barrels of oil equivalent. About 30% of the its reserves are in enhanced oil recovery project areas, primarily in Oklahoma and Texas, where the company uses carbon dioxide (CO2) to flood wells to release trapped oil in mature and well-worked fields... More

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