Occidental Petroleum
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www.oxy.com Los Angeles, CA 5000+ Employees

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Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Occidental Petroleum

ProsOpportunity to Grow
Lots of challenges and responsibility
Good people
Good Benefits; Pay; Bonus

ConsPoor work-life balance. Health promotion program very good at big location. Small sites non-existent. Gym memberships are not paid for by the company as other oil companies. Instead, the company perks are coke machines and lunchtime meetings.
Managers frequently change positions avoiding making tough decisions and poor managers are not terminated
Inconsistency in leadership, policies, safety management.

Advice to Senior ManagementLook at turnover and figure out why.
Recognize good managers.
Retain talent with training and development.
Bring back skilled IT people.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Oxy is a great place to work

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Occidental Petroleum full-time for more than 10 years


Pros: Oxy provides it's strong performers with excellent opportunites and compensation. You can grow with this company… Cons: Nothing to report as a con Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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Extremely dynamic and nimble

Staff Reservoir Engineer (Current Employee)

I have been working at Occidental Petroleum full-time for 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… Cons: IT is completely disconnected from what the assets/RMTs are trying to accomplish. … Advice to Senior Management: Give local IT more control of the information systems and… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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