Linn Energy Reviews

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Linn Energy President, CEO, and Director Mark E. Ellis
Mark E. Ellis
17 Ratings
  • Good Company

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Human Resources in Houston, TX
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    I have been working at Linn Energy (More than 5 years)


    Great work environment, work life balance and benefits. CEO is driven and thorough at informing employees about LINN's current state and future forecast.


    IT Department leadership. No clear direction, no objectives, no real innovative thinking and technical leadership skills. Zero talent for the new hires being acquired that are hired for who they know and not what they know. Top Heavy, overly inflated salaries, sign on bonuses and corruption.

    Advice to Management

    Keep cleaning house

Linn Energy Interviews

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    Engineering Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
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    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview


    I applied through my university's online career system. I was invited to a dinner with the company the night before my interview, and had some good conversations with their engineers and listened to a presentation about their history and culture. I really like how they assigned seating at the dinner so the engineers were fairly spread out and all of the interviewees had an engineer to talk to. The interview wasn't particularly difficult. They asked me questions based on their values. (Ex. One of their values is take action and act with a sense of urgency, so they asked me about a time that I did that.) The one thing I found a bit frustrating is that they took over a month to get back to me and tell me that I didn't receive an offer.

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Fortune 500 , Fortune, 2015

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Headquarters Houston, TX
Size 1001 to 5000 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public (LINE)
Industry Oil, Gas, Energy & Utilities
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year

It's a Linn-Linn situation. Founder and chairman Michael Linn's namesake company Linn Energy has successfully drilled for oil and natural gas across the US, although in recent years the company has narrowed its focus to exploiting assets in the Mid-Continent, California, and the Permian Basin. In 2010 the company reported proved reserves of 2.6 trillion cu. ft. of natural gas equivalent. That year the company operated some 68% of its more than 10,380 gross productive wells. In addition to its core oil and gas activities Linn Energy pursues an aggressive hedging ... More

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