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Parker Drilling Overview

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Houston, TX
1001 to 5000 employees
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Company - Public (PKD)
Oil, Gas, Energy & Utilities
$500 million to $1 billion (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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    Current Employee - Roustabout in Prudhoe Bay, AK
    Current Employee - Roustabout in Prudhoe Bay, AK
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    I have been working at Parker Drilling full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good pay, a'lot of hours, free food/housing out in the field.

    Cons

    3 weeks away from home

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Parker Drilling Interviews

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    Roustabout Interview

    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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