Petrofac

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Petrofac Reviews

Updated August 11, 2014
Updated August 11, 2014
80 Reviews

3.3
80 Reviews
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Ayman Asfari
55 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Better opportunity to get the EPC exposure in Oil and Gas (in 11 reviews)

  • opportunity to learn more about the industry (in 4 reviews)


Cons
  • 10 working hours including lunch break (in 5 reviews)

  • Challenging schedules may not allow work life balance (in 3 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Great Company. Excellent Benefits

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Work-life balance is excellent. People are treated well and respectfully. Knowledgeable staff and leadership. A lot of growth potential. You can expect merit and performance-based promotions here. Intelligence and competence are expected and recognized. I've really enjoyed working here.

    Cons

    Like any growing company there is some disorganization. The office dynamic can be political, but nothing serious.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Start thinking bigger.. PFC Houston is growing quickly.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Manager

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Colleagues were good to work with

    Cons

    No strategy and opportunity to use the skills you have. Power is concentrated in the hands of the few and they clearly have no idea what they are doing.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Trust your employees. Stop hiring people in key positions that are not competent

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3.  

    Its a good place to work at.

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Consultant  in  Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Consultant in Houston, TX

    Pros

    Good opportunities for advancement since the company keeps growing. Great people to work with

    Cons

    Pay less than other companies. Not enough mentoring for development of skills.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Provide consulting services in areas of asset integrity management for the Oil and Gas Industry.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX

    Pros

    Great people to work with, very professional. Personnel are treated with respect.

    Cons

    Not enough mentoring for development of skills.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Petrofac is an equal opportunity employer.

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    Current Employee - Instrument Fitter  in  Balkanabat (Turkmenistan)
    Current Employee - Instrument Fitter in Balkanabat (Turkmenistan)

    Pros

    Nice accommodation, good food , clean environment friendly co-workers Managers and Supervisors are polite and respectful and educated, in other words Petrofac is a good Company to work with.

    Cons

    Our office is well organized, leadership is good although there is some problem that arises regarding project issues but in a short period of time it will be solved.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hope to continue their good leadership in the office, job site and in the accommodation. Hope I could go back to your Company I was de-mobilized due to project near completion.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Petrofac - Main execution centre

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Proposal Manager  in  Sharjah (United Arab Emirates)
    Current Employee - Proposal Manager in Sharjah (United Arab Emirates)

    Pros

    The main engineering centre is Sharjah - Cost of living in Sharjah is reasonable so better savings can be made. Opportunity to learn a lot in the EPC industry in Petrofac. Family benefits are very useful.

    Cons

    Compensation is not upto the mark. Work life balance is impacted with a lot of pressure on working over the weekend .
    In the main execution centre Sharjah, Arab nationals are given a lot of preference in terms of promotions and better career opportunities.

    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good Institution

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Responsibility is given to people even at lesser experience based on performance.
    Lots of Big scale projects and very good future and business targets. It's excellent upcoming Oil&Gas LSTK Company.

    Cons

    Lack of middle level executives with strong background experience to steer the team.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Petrofac engineering

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    Current Employee - Process Engineer  in  Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Process Engineer in Mumbai (India)

    Pros

    Good, technical team, Projects are all in oil n gas or refinery. Big team and capable team leaders.

    Cons

    Super fast track work style. Late working, too much bossing by seniors and their aid's.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    New people will be put into hardships unless they have some known people there.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Good opportunity for young and dynamic to gain exposure in EPC environment. Amazing encouragement for talented

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    Current Employee - Manager  in  Chennai (India)
    Current Employee - Manager in Chennai (India)

    Pros

    Excellent culture, appropriate support to gain job knowledge, good remuneration, able guidance and job satisfaction.

    Talent and hard/smart work recognition and appreciation, opportunities to grow along with organization with healthy competition.

    Excellent Leadership and transparency. Team work culture, team building exercises and cultural activities for motivation of employees and their families.

    Knowledge gaps identification and opportunity to learn & improve skills on various latest technology/software.

    Very good opportunities to work abroad for external exposure. No delayed payment of salary.

    Cons

    Support departments (Admin & IT) services may be improved.

    Specific half an hour Lunch recess may be declared instead of existing flexible timings (1-2 pm)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Good quality food may be arranged to employees. Explore the ways and means to reduce TDS in consultation with income tax auditors.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Good technical experience

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Engineer  in  Chennai (India)
    Former Employee - Senior Engineer in Chennai (India)

    Pros

    Good projects, good exposure, compensation, bonus, gifts, recognition

    Cons

    work pressure, tight schedules, less man power

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    more employee welfare schemes

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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