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- Comp & Benefits
- Work/Life Balance
- Senior Management
- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
I worked at WPX Energy full-time (more than 8 years)Pros
New leadership should bring needed modern changes to their strategic direction. After being under Williams' wing for so long, they've had a hard time breaking free and identifying themselves.Cons
Lack of strategic planning and no clear goals. Little room for growth and good old boy network keep the company in the dark ages.RecommendsNeutral OutlookNo opinion of CEO
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- Application Details
I applied online. The process took 3 weeks – interviewed at WPX Energy.Interview Details
A person called on the phone first for an impromptu interview. When he/she asks if you have time for this surprise interview on the phone, say “no” and ask to reschedule. The reason you reschedule is because the HR person’s first question is “What do you know about WPX Energy?” Since it has likely been a week or two since you submitted your application, go online to find out something about WPX and then when the phone interview comes you will be prepared. Most questions in the phone interview are qualification based (e.g. How proficient are you with Microsoft Word?) whereas the questions in the in-person interview are behavioral based (e.g. tell me about a time when you didn’t get along with someone on your team and how did you deal with it?)Interview Questions
No OfferNegative ExperienceEasy Interview
- I do not remember any questions from the interview Answer Question
WPX Energy invests more than $1 billion annually in its business, which is focused on producing oil and natural gas.
The company is actively drilling in North Dakota’s Bakken Shale, Colorado’s Piceance Basin and New Mexico’s San Juan Basin, where WPX announced an oil discovery in 2013.
WPX has more than 16,000 remaining drillable locations across its operating areas and nearly 5 trillion cubic feet equivalent of proved reserves.
The company’s oil production is growing at a double-digit pace and it produces enough natural gas to meet the energy needs of more than...