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Newfield Exploration Interview Questions

Updated May 9, 2018
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    IT Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee in The Woodlands, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at Newfield Exploration (The Woodlands, TX).

    Interview

    I contacted NFX through my on-campus recruiting services. I attended a pre-interview dinner which really helped me to get hired. The company seemed like a typical place to work and the employees were very laid back for an oil and gas company. I had one behavioral interview with 2 employees, one of which was at the dinner.

    Interview Questions

    • If you had a 30 second TV commercial about your life, what would be in it?   Answer Question

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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Newfield Exploration in January 2017.

    Interview

    Experience was very pleasant and things moved in a timely fashion. HR was pleasant to work with and so were the folks I interviewed with. Overall experience was a great one!

    Interview Questions

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    Materials Interview

    Anonymous Employee in College Station, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took a week. I interviewed at Newfield Exploration (College Station, TX) in January 2017.

    Interview

    Meet with Materials Manager during Career-Fair, connected from the get-go. After close to a week and half, got an email inviting me to an online interview. Interview lasted for about 30-40 minutes via online program similar to 'Skype' . Very easy going interview, make sure you let them know why you want to work there, why the oil and gas industry and how you can be a good fit.

    Interview Questions

    • How do you manage your time effectively in order to accomplish your goals?   Answer Question

  4. Helpful (2)  

    Administrative Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Newfield Exploration.

    Interview

    I was called two days after submitting my resume and asked to come in the following day for an hour and a half long interview where I met with HR, two higher ups in the dept, then the dept lead. A week later I was called and asked to come in for a final 30 minute interview with the VP of the dept.

    Interview Questions

    • Very typical interview questions such as "Why Newfield?" "What will you bring to the team?" "What are your strengths/weaknesses?" etc.   Answer Question

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    Accounting Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience

    Interview

    Applied online, got a call for an interview the next week. Met with several different people in accounting and an hr rep. It’s been more than a month and I have not heard back from anyone at the company. Two weeks after my interview I reached out to the hr rep who scheduled the interview and left a message, never heard back...

    Interview Questions


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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Newfield Exploration.

    Interview

    Newfield was very accommodating and was very welcoming.

    Interview Questions

    • Please tell us how people who least like you would describe you.   Answer Question

  7. Helpful (1)  

    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3+ weeks. I interviewed at Newfield Exploration (Houston, TX) in October 2010.

    Interview

    Very organized interview - arranged through HR. In 5 hours I met with 6 people - two virtually via skype/lync.
    Looking primarily for a cultural fit, secondarily for strong project delivery skills.

    Interview Questions

    • What best practices would you use with a distributed team?   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    They were supportive of my requests, but very firm on offer limits.

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    Executive Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at Newfield Exploration (Houston, TX) in January 2011.

    Interview

    The HR Rep was very welcoming yet forward with the expectations of the position. There were many positive traits that the interviewers and the staffing agency focused on which helped ease the interviewing jitters. All interviewers were ready with a packet of the job posting, timed interview schedule and prewritten notes on my resume. You can tell they knew what traits they were looking for and what precautions they have had to highlight from previous candidates. They did not sugar coat the company's standing nor the position. They were very upfront and very proud of the company they worked for.

    Interview Questions

    • How do you handle office politics?   Answer Question
    • Do you have any experience with companies that are going through growing pains?   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Vacation time and Flex time limitations


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    Drilling Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer

    Interview

    It is a standard interview process. I found out about it through a career fair my school had. I got the interview after a review of my application. The interview was general behavior questions as well as some questions about experience and classes I enjoyed or did not do so well in. This was a simple and painless interview.

    Interview Questions

    • If you had to be a knife, fork or spoon, which would you be and why?   Answer Question

  10. Helpful (2)  

    Engineering Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Newfield Exploration.

    Interview

    Interacted through email. The people I interviewed with were great people that really tried to calm me down during the interview. The questions were difficult, but they accepted all of my answers very politely even if I didn't give the answer they were really searching for. They are definitely looking for a person that is the right fit for the company, so answer all questions honestly, and if they feel you are a good fit for the position they will offer you a job.

    Interview Questions

    • Explain a situation where you had to convince to believe in something that they originally did not.   1 Answer

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