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Parker Drilling Overview

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Houston, TX
1001 to 5000 employees
Unknown
Company - Public (PKD)
Oil & Gas Services
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
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Working at Parker Drilling

Parker Drilling parks its oil rigs off the beaten path. Its helicopter-transportable rigs allow the drilling contractor to work in otherwise inaccessible desert, mountain, and remote jungle locations. Its barge rigs allow the company to drill in transition zones (such as bays ... Read more

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Parker Drilling CEO Gary Rich
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    Former Employee - HSE Trainer in Anchorage, AK
    Former Employee - HSE Trainer in Anchorage, AK
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    I worked at Parker Drilling (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    A large corporation that still treats employees similar to a small company.

    Cons

    Energy industry operates one a boom and bust cycle.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work

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Parker Drilling Interviews

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    Anonymous Employee in Anchorage, AK
    Accepted Offer
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    Application

    I applied in-person. I interviewed at Parker Drilling (Anchorage, AK).

    Interview

    Dropped off resume, had a job opening, right place right time, was asked who I worked for before and what type of job experience i had. They said they would contact me the next day.

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Parker Drilling Awards & Accolades

  • The Houston Chronicle 100, The Houston Chronicle, 2008

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