Occidental Petroleum

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Extremely dynamic and nimble

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Current Employee - Staff Reservoir Engineer
Current Employee - Staff Reservoir Engineer

I have been working at Occidental Petroleum full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

Ever since starting in 2010 I was given everything I needed to succed. The different assets and RMTs are given ownership of their projects with little to no micromanaging. While a con to some, I find it very benificial that a company can change course quickly and effectively.

Cons

IT is completely disconnected from what the assets/RMTs are trying to accomplish. It should be required for every employee to complete an introduction to petroleum course.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Give local IT more control of the information systems and data.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Occidental Petroleum Qatar Offshore Review

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    Current Employee - Production Engineer in Doha (Qatar)
    Current Employee - Production Engineer in Doha (Qatar)

    I have been working at Occidental Petroleum full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    good salary and nothing else

    Cons

    poor offshore accommodation, cheap food, old plant, many safety risks, few ways for communication back home, poor Internet connection

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Good safe old-fashioned company to work for

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    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Engineering Intern
    Current Employee - Engineering Intern

    I have been working at Occidental Petroleum as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great benefits and pay, lots of responsibility and challenging projects early on. Mostly nice fun people to work with.

    Cons

    Only cares about production and $, most employees are conservative and some are very narrow-minded.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Encourage creativity and don't expect everybody to be the same

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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