Working as a Petroleum Engineer

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1K Petroleum Engineer reviews for 716 companies

Work/Life Balance
3.4 ★
Compensation & Benefits
3.5 ★
Career Opportunity
3.4 ★
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440 Petroleum Engineer Jobs

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British GasBritish Gas
British Gas Engineer
Jul 8, 2021

“It was decent money to begin with but I wasn’t entirely happy”

Top Companies for Petroleum Engineer

US Army
US Army
3.8 ★
51K Jobs
32K Reviews
63K Salaries

The US Department of the Army has its marching orders. One of the three military departments (along with the Air Force and Navy) of the US Department of Defense, the Army provides ground-based military forces to deter and fight wars and protect the security of the US. The army has more than 675,000 soldiers, including active duty soldiers (nearly 75%) and reservists (Army National Guard and Army Reserves). Army personnel are deployed in about 80 countries. The Army operates about 40 forts throughout the US and has bases in Africa, Europe, Japan, the Middle East, and South Korea.

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Halliburton
Halliburton
3.6 ★
679 Jobs
5K Reviews
7K Salaries

Founded in 1919, Halliburton is one of the world’s leading providers of products and services to the upstream energy industry. Halliburton is proud to be a services company, and our customers and investors appreciate our business model. Our strong competitive position not only comes from our geographic footprint and wide range of products and services, but also, more importantly, from the quality of our work and the dedication of our employees. With approximately 55,000 employees, representing 140 nationalities in more than 80 countries, Halliburton touches much of the oil and gas that fuel our society. Our Business Halliburton comprises 14 product service lines (PSLs). The PSLs operate in two divisions: Drilling and Evaluation, and Completion and Production. Our Consulting and Project Management PSL works across both divisions and is the spearhead of our integrated-services strategy. Its financial results are included in the Drilling and Evaluation Division. PSLs are primarily responsible and accountable for strategy, technology development, process development, people development and capital allocation. Our Values Integrity: Ethics and integrity are the foundation of our brand and the guiding principles for all we do. Safety: Priority number one. We are focused on our own personal safety, as well as on the safety of others. Collaboration: We work together with customers, and understand that everyone has a role in providing the best solution. Competition: We compete to win, knowing that competition makes everyone stronger. Creativity: We are resourceful. We are innovative, and strive to apply the right technology and solution every time. Reliability: We deliver what we promise. We believe the quality of our service defines who we are. Respect: We are honest with ourselves and with each other. We value our diverse skills and talents, and know we are stronger together as one family. These values are our corporate DNA, the foundation for how we relate to each other and to every individual and entity with whom we interact. These are the principles that every Halliburton employee is expected to use, live by, and demonstrate on a daily basis. Own Your Career Our people are essential to our ability to innovate, achieve, grow, and lead. We attract and retain the best talent by investing in our employees and empowering them to develop themselves and their careers. We invest in our employees through leadership and competency development, competitive compensation plans, health benefits, work-life programs, and reward and incentive plans. Opportunities for career development – and the tools you need to take advantage of them – are abundant. Combine those opportunities with your drive and capabilities, and your career path can go in nearly any direction you choose.

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