Occidental Petroleum

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1 person found this helpful  

Fair but need more career advancement

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

ProsThe compensation is good and for office worker there is career advancement. The employee benefits are good with cell phone discounts on monthly bills.

ConsThe down side is for people working in the field the career opportunities are few. The hazardous materials you work with could lead to cancer.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    7 people found this helpful  

    Employer of choice - so long as you are the right person.

    Facilities Engineer (Former Employee)

    I worked at Occidental Petroleum


    Pros: Occidentals benefits package - minus pay rate - is one of the best available. Flexible, cost effective choices and extensive support. There… Cons: Pay is well below other oil and gas operators. Training and development gets very little attention or support, especially from those who should be actively… Advice to Senior Management: Recognize performance and ensure that nobody stays in one position too long. This puts up barriers… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    3 people found this helpful  

    Great benefits and pay. Not for technically minded people

    Process Engineer (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Occidental Petroleum


    Pros: The benefits/retirement packages are exceptional. Lots of retiring baby-boomers lead… Cons: Company offers no technical career path, although they claim it's there. This is a production oriented company. If you value engineering design, new technology, etc,… Advice to Senior Management: Consider the importance of technically sound process engineers, lab personnel,… More
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