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Statoil Reviews

Updated August 10, 2014
Updated August 10, 2014
55 Reviews

3.1
55 Reviews
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Statoil President and CEO Helge Lund
Helge Lund
35 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good work life balance, flexible schedule, chance to play big role in projects (in 14 reviews)

  • If you are permanently based in Norway and want a no hassle work life with good benefits then this is the right choice (in 3 reviews)


Cons
  • Project management take be really frustrating as decision making takes long time (in 5 reviews)

  • Many international employees quit their work after some short of time of work at company(3-5 years) (in 4 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Good benefits, flexible schedule & no micromanagement

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Production Analyst  in  Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Production Analyst in Houston, TX

    Pros

    Benefits, Schedule, Goal oriented, Encourages work-life balance.

    Cons

    Too much staff in some departments, not enough in others. Network & IT cause too many issues and working remotely can be difficult.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  2.  

    Bad values in values-focused company

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Chief Cook and Bottle Washer  in  Norway, MI
    Current Employee - Chief Cook and Bottle Washer in Norway, MI

    Pros

    Good work life balance, flexible schedule, chance to play big role in projects

    Cons

    Actively practice discrimination against non-Norwegians. Norwegians get the easiest jobs, easiest hours, best projects, most resources and best ratings. All of this from a company and country that believes it is the most fair minded of them all.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get better lawyers as once the real word gets out, you will be sued out of your pants.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3.  

    great comopany

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Facility Management  in  Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Facility Management in Houston, TX

    Pros

    great company to network with

    Cons

    on the job training is a beast

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great benefits, mediocre operations

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst  in  Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in Houston, TX

    Pros

    Good salary, great other compensation if you're around long enough to be vested. Great insurance and other benefits. Flexible work schedule, generally decent work/life balance and enjoyable atmosphere to work in.

    Cons

    Lack of leadership in the US area, and some questionable decisions on who they've placed in certain job roles. Recent change to overall corporate growth strategy has created some uncertainty, although ultimately could be good for the company. If you're not Norwegian there's little opportunity for advancement. They're currently outsourcing some job areas so it's difficult to recommend that anyone leave a job they're happy with to come here.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Decide on a clear strategy for the company, specifically the US, and put the right people in place to accomplish that vision in the right manner.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  6. 2 people found this helpful  

    Good company. Incapable, unqualified, inexperienced management - all across the board

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Engineer  in  Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Engineer in Houston, TX

    Pros

    Good benefits, flexible work (at least that's what they promote)

    Cons

    Terrible Management. Wrong people are in wrong places

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Incapable to accept advice

    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Phenomenal company to work for!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Executive Assistant  in  Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Senior Executive Assistant in Houston, TX

    Pros

    Great salary and benefits they p ay 100% of all medical and dental insurance at the PPO level. They also offer insurance for elderly parents through MetLife, it is awesome insurance and a very low cost. They also are a very family conscienous company. They get exactly what work life balance means.

    Cons

    Not much room for growth and development

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to create opportunities for advancement and growth.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great Company incompetent people

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Accountant
    Former Employee - Senior Accountant

    Pros

    Salary, Bonus, Insurance, 50% discount at the café, way too many team building events with less work, way too laid back

    Cons

    open plan office, too noisy, no professionalism, lazy employees, no accountability, management/ managers and leaders close their eyes, too much of favoritism, gossips, ill treating contractors, rude behavior.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Norway executive management to make employees accountable in achieving results. Get rid of lazy employees sitting and wasting their time. Many show up late, keep track of them.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  9.  

    SAP PAYROLL /HR

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior SAPAnalyst  in  Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Senior SAPAnalyst in Houston, TX

    Pros

    Best place to wok.
    Excellent team to work with.
    Friendly environment.

    Cons

    I did not see any

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Great company to work for

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Very laid back environment. Not too stressful.

    Cons

    Working as contract employee so no benefits.

  11. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great on paper, pretty good in practice

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Analyst  in  Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Senior Analyst in Houston, TX

    Pros

    Good salary and benefits. Work / life balance also good.

    Cons

    Don't treat people as well as lofty "corporate values" would have you believe. If you are not an engineer or scientist type, you are really a second class citizen here.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management in USA needs major assistance. Please send help Norway!

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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