Occidental Petroleum

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Oxy has great benefits and compensation, as well as freedom during the work day.

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Current Employee - Facilities and Construction Engineer
Current Employee - Facilities and Construction Engineer

I have been working at Occidental Petroleum

Pros

Oxy does not supervise their employs with a magnifying glass. This allows for you to feel comfortable working, and realize that you can exceed within the company if you are driven.

Cons

The oilfield can become redundant.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Look at possibly giving more rewarding raises based on the volume of work that is put out by individuals.

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  1. 3 people found this helpful  

    Lots of activity and responsibility. Just get it done.

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    Current Employee - Senior Geologist
    Current Employee - Senior Geologist

    I have been working at Occidental Petroleum

    Pros

    Results oriented, many good people to work with.

    Cons

    Focus on short term Business Results at any cost is similar to the BP business model for disaster.

    Unexplained layoffs of very good people. Layoffs at peak stock price. Layoffs just before Christmas.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Remedy the hire-and-fire culture of fear and productivity will increase.

    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Good

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Occidental Petroleum

    Pros

    Mid size integrated oil and gas co offering a breadth of opportunities

    Cons

    Limited opportunities due to size

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue strategic gowth and focus on cost management but recognize employee value and contribution

    Approves of CEO
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