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Headquarters Caracas, Venezuela
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Government
Industry Oil, Gas, Energy & Utilities
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year
Competitors ExxonMobil, Pemex, Saudi Aramco

American motorists rely on Petróleos de Venezuela S.A. (PDVSA), one of the top exporters of oil to the US. The state-owned company is a global oil giant and in 2010 reported estimated proved reserves of 296.5 billion barrels of oil and 22.9 billion cu. meters of natural gas. PDVSA's exploration and production take place in Venezuela, but the company also has refining and marketing operations in the Caribbean, Europe, and the US. US-based subsidiary CITGO Petroleum supplies gasoline to some 6,000 US retail outlets. Outside Venezuela, PDVSA refines, markets, and transports... More

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Employees say it's “OK”   30 ratings


42% Approve of the CEO   19 ratings

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Rafael Ramírez Carreño

President, CEO, and Director

I did very good at PDVSA as a geophysicist, interpreting seismic data, exploring and characterizing reservoirs.

  Former Senior Geophysicist Interpreter in Puerto La Cruz, AnzoĆ”tegui (Venezuela)

Pros: The work environment is very freindly eventhoug the pay is low since it is a goverment company. PDVSA is a company that invest in the education of its employees. Full Review

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2 Pdvsa Salaries (3 in Venezuela)

Bs 27.9M
Bs 50k
Bs 55.7M

Reservoir Engineer - Monthly

2 Pdvsa Salaries (2 in Venezuela)

Bs 10,634/mo
Bs 7,736
Bs 14k

Analyst - Monthly

1 Pdvsa Salary (3 in Venezuela)

Bs 8,620
Bs 9,426

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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Maracaibo (Venezuela) Sep 2010 Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interview Details – They needed to start up the turbines because they fired all the people and the plant was stopped. They were looking for someone who can help them to put the turbines into service again. There were no many people who could help in this sense because the turbines control system was not known by many…Full Interview

Interview Question:
The most difficult question was about my salary because I was exactly what they needed. I wanted a good salary and I got it Answer Question

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