Occidental Petroleum

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Occidental is a great workplace environment and conducive for career advancement.

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Former Employee - GeoTech in McAllen, TX
Former Employee - GeoTech in McAllen, TX

I worked at Occidental Petroleum as an intern (less than a year)

Pros

Great workplace environment, smart and able employees and managers. Upper level managment has understanding of geologic and engineering issues making communication easy. Very personable people to work with.

Cons

Communication between field office and main office in Houston was slow sometimes. Occasionally took a day or two to receive further instruction after finishing specified assignment.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Continue to advance employees with science backgrounds and understanding of the science behind drilling.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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  1. 5 people found this helpful  

    company in need of serious new direction

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    Current Employee - Engineer in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Engineer in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Occidental Petroleum full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    good hard working employees, 9/80 schedule, few good managers, few layoffs

    Cons

    very young management lacking direction for the business units, promotions based on favourites, management thinks internationals are glad to have a job, lately became very disfunctional with diffrences in executive management.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    take a deeper look at who is running business units, their lack of experience will take this company onto losses

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Fairly good company to work for.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Denver City, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Denver City, TX

    I have been working at Occidental Petroleum full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Salarys ok
    Benefits are great
    Vacation time pretty good

    Cons

    Not much training for Operators
    Takes a long time to go through hiring process
    Not very employee friendly

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Look into more training for operators

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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