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24 Reviews
24 Reviews
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Parker Drilling CEO Gary Rich
Gary Rich
6 Ratings

    Very professional and cooperative personnel. True asset.

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    Current Employee - Business Development in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Business Development in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Parker Drilling full-time (more than a year)


    Flexibility when necessary is allowed, the main thing is to get job done as expected.


    None that I know of, I mean that will keep me from recommending Parker Drilling.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    90% of personnel is very loyal to the company. Please look better after them!

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Parker Drilling Interviews

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Getting an Interview


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    Administrative Interview

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    I applied through other source. The process took a weekinterviewed at Parker Drilling.

    Interview Details

    Good HR team who seem to really care about the candidates. Welcoming and overall a very good experience. The process went quickly and during the process it was easy to see how the team got along together.

    Negotiation Details
    Was able to negotiate some of what I wanted, but not all.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

Parker Drilling Awards & Accolades

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The Houston Chronicle 100, The Houston Chronicle, 2008

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Headquarters Houston, TX
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public (PKD)
Industry Oil, Gas, Energy & Utilities
Revenue $500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Transocean

Parker Drilling parks its oil rigs off the beaten path. Its helicopter-transportable rigs allow the drilling contractor to work in otherwise inaccessible desert, mountain, and remote jungle locations. Its barge rigs allow the company to drill in transition zones (such as bays and marshes). Parker Drilling owns 25 land rigs and 15 US-based barge drilling and workover rigs. The company has worked in 54 countries since its founding and was active in 12 in 2010. Subsidiary Quail Tools provides rental tools for oil and gas drilling and workover activities, with operations in... More

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