Devon Energy
3.8 of 5 80 reviews
www.devonenergy.com Oklahoma City, OK 5000+ Employees

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This is an outstanding company that values its employees and does the right thing.

Senior Engineering Advisor (Current Employee)

ProsSenior leadership is the best in the business. Opportunities for growth are plenty. Benefits are good. There is a sense of belonging among the employees. Morale is strong from top to bottom. Information is communicated upward and downward fairly well. The company believes in a strong work-life balance. It is founded on integrity and strictly adheres to its mission and values. It is strategically positioned within the marketplace, with a strong presence in most domestic basins. Its overseas exposure is minimal and purposely placed in countries that are less risky politically. There are no sacred cows within this company - everyone is a valued employee and is treated fairly and with respect.

ConsIt is a little behind the times in certain aspects. Departments are a bit too functional and not as team oriented as possible. Divisions operate semi-autonomously, and rarely are opportunities for advancement advertised beyond the immediate office or division. This company is an excellent place to work for individuals with strong self motivation; however, those that require aset career path and a strong support mechanism might find it a frustrating experience. Likewise, this is not a company that one with an aversion to change and adaptation will appreciate.

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep doing whatever you are doing. Streamline and push responsibility down the organization as much as possible. Educate the leaders of tomorrow while you have the time to do so.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Overall great company and is the best I have ever worked for

    Supervisor (Current Employee)
    Oklahoma City, OK

    I have been working at Devon Energy


    Pros: Devon is the best place I have ever worked. It is fun, lively atmostphere that is both laid back and professional. Integrity is how senior… Cons: Very busy job makes it difficult to take time off.… Advice to Senior Management: When employees come to you stating they need to add staff to alleviate working 60-70 hours a week, please consider the position quickly and considerately… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

     

    Great summer experience

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    I worked at Devon Energy as an intern for less than a year


    Pros: Well organized and developed summer program for university students. Everyone at the company was eager… Cons: The work assigned to the summer students was not challenging as I would have… More
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