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Very satisfying career paths

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

I have been working at BP full-time (More than 3 years)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Well compensated and great benefits

Cons

Easy to get lost in such a large corporation

Advice to Management

Focus on core business

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Not a good place to be a contractor

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

    I have been working at BP as a contractor (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    This a global company, so you'll be exposed to a wide range of information from people from many different disciplines. Not too many micro-managing types, which is good.

    Cons

    The pay is under market, and they treat their contractors in professional positions like employees, although they don't offer them jobs. The hire interns with no experience, and essentially throw them into fields where they might not be competent enough to be of value, but then let contractors linger in their positions for years. Also, they do not observe the MLK national holiday. I know it's a British company, but that just seems wrong. This only applies to the Houston location. I don't know how London operates.

    Advice to Management

    Utilize the talent you already have! A GPA is not the best indicator of a person's ability to be a valuable asset to your company.


  2. Ample opportunity if you are willing

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

    I have been working at BP full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    people, opportunity, work life balance, culture of constant improvement, training

    Cons

    Difficult personalities, processes can be complex or misunderstood, still working on standardization across all BP (global)

    Advice to Management

    Standardize, improve relationships between all segments by encouraging team building activities


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