Petrobras America

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Petrobras America Reviews

16 Reviews
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16 Reviews
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Claudio Nunes
6 Ratings
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    Takes some time to get used to the culture, but overall is very good...

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Geophysicist in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Senior Geophysicist in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Petrobras America full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Very nice people. Friendly and helpful management. It is a pleasure to work with these kind of people. You feel secured and more responsible, knowing that your supervisor will do his/her best to support you and cover you back if needed.

    Cons

    A part of a large corporation, trying to act as a small company As a result, too much bureaucracy. There is not much training provided to employees, as they are expected to be experienced and skillful. Meetings rarely start in time.

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Petrobras America Interviews

Updated Jul 23, 2014
Updated Jul 23, 2014

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    Tax Accountant Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied in-person – interviewed at Petrobras America.

    Interview Details

    The manager just stared at me and very quiet, she did not know what the job requirement. She told you to say it like it is. Very strange interview process, wonder whether she is prepare for the interview.

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    The manager is not sincere

    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

Petrobras America Awards & Accolades

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World's Best Companies, BusinessWeek, 2009
Top 200 of the Global 2000, Forbes, 2009
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Website www.petrobrasusa.us
Headquarters Houston, TX
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Operated By Petrobras
Founded 1987
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Oil, Gas, Energy & Utilities
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

Petrobras America is engaged in oil exploration and production in the Gulf of Mexico. It also refines and markets oil and oil products and procures materials and equipment for its parent, PETRÓLEO BRASILEIRO (PETROBRAS). It owns the Pasadena Refinery in Texas and has stakes in oil and gas fields in the Gulf of Mexico. Petrobras America is also engaged in the purchase and sale of petroleum products, including crude oil, fuel oil, gasoline, special products, naphtha, and liquid petroleum gas. The company procures oil services equipment and related supplies, primarily to... More

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