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Apache Reviews

Updated December 10, 2017
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John J. Christmann, IV
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  • Location, work life balance can be better (in 8 reviews)

  • Overall Apache is an old school oil and gas company with no diversity of employees or thought (in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Admin Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Apache full-time

    Pros

    Love the half day on Fridays.

    Cons

    There are huge differences in how departments are run; some are much better than others.


  2. "It's good if you're in a department with opportunity to advance"

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    Current Employee - Corporate Security in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Corporate Security in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Apache full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Benefits are really good. Friendly environment.

    Cons

    My schedule is very tough

  3. "Glad to move on"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Apache full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Some departments are well run and interesting to work for. Divestments over the past couple years have streamlined their asset portfolio.

    Cons

    Overall Apache is an old school oil and gas company with no diversity of employees or thought. Elderly white males are coveted and appear as the vast majority of executive leadership and board members.


  4. "Insulation"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Apache full-time

    Pros

    Laid back, great company benefits,

    Cons

    Not really much, decent pay but could be better


  5. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Apache full-time

    Pros

    Great pay and benefits, charity contributions

    Cons

    Large Company with many departments

    Advice to Management

    look within when seeking promotions


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Yes Men encouraged to apply"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Apache full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Plenty of good people working in the trenches and doing the grunt work. Work life balance seems to be something they appreciate.

    Cons

    The dysfunction often starts at the top and trickles down. They seem to prefer Yes Men.


  7. "Development Program"

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    Current Employee - Reservoir Engineer I
    Current Employee - Reservoir Engineer I
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Apache full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Interact with senior leadership; access to mentors

    Cons

    Management disconnected with company; some failures in internal communication

    Advice to Management

    Listen more to the engineers leaving the company

  8. "general"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Apache full-time

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits. Good people.

    Cons

    there is not a lot of room for growth.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Production Clerk"

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    Former Employee - Production Assistant
    Former Employee - Production Assistant
    Recommends

    I worked at Apache full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    My Co-Workers were wonderful to work with.
    The pay was great.
    Had holidays, sick leave and vacation time.
    The work was interesting and fast paced.

    Cons

    This industry is up and down on a regular basis. Unfortunately the down-turn did my department in but it was a good run while it lasted.


  10. Helpful (4)

    "poor management. Gone downhill bad."

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    Current Employee - Human Resources Manager in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Human Resources Manager in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Apache full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    None. Zero. Nada. Zilch. Nothing.

    Cons

    Don't waste your time. Dead end.

    Advice to Management

    Careful who you step on.


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