Occidental Petroleum

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX

I worked at Occidental Petroleum

Pros

great people, international experience available

Cons

long hours, management positions filled from outside

Advice to ManagementAdvice

advance good employees to management positions from within

Recommends
No opinion of CEO

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    Strong Pros and Cons

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX

    I worked at Occidental Petroleum

    Pros

    Good capital investment during period of reduced sales and profits. Strong safety and Mechanical Integrity culture. Good pay and benefits. Many bright and capable employees.

    Cons

    Generally very poor on-boarding process for new employees. Management tends to be poor at accepting experienced employees who did not "grow up" in the company. Strong culture of micromanagement. Many key decisions are made without participation of all key stakeholder and managers, and frequently not communicated well.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Improve integration process for new employees. Trust your employees and provide better support.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 8 people found this helpful  

    Former employee rates Oxy Oil and Gas

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    Former Employee - Materials Specialist in Levelland, TX
    Former Employee - Materials Specialist in Levelland, TX

    I worked at Occidental Petroleum

    Pros

    Good benefits, salary way above average for geographic location

    Cons

    Morale low, cronyism is the norm

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    All jobs should be posted

    Disapproves of CEO
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