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Apache Reviews

Updated January 29, 2017
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Pros
  • Good people to work with and for (in 10 reviews)

  • Pay and benefits were good, have your own office (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • Location, work life balance can be better (in 8 reviews)

  • Oil and Gas market is scary, makes it stressful (in 4 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Expenditure Accountant"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Regional Expenditure Accountant I in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Regional Expenditure Accountant I in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Apache full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Exposure into different roles every 2 years, large company, participation in field inventory audits

    Cons

    Some "big corporate" procedures and feelings, despite being a 'minor' E&P company it has the feeling of a 'major'


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Great Benefits"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Measurement Technician
    Former Employee - Measurement Technician
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Apache full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The company had great benefits and paid well, and tried to ensure that good talent would stay.

    Cons

    Sold assets and made every effort to go out of their way to make sure they came out ahead not the employee.


  3. "Great Company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Learned a lot this summer.

    Cons

    Working in a smaller office so I can't speak for Houston.


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  5. "HSSE"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great company to work for.

    Cons

    I don't have any cons. They are a great company to work for.


  6. Helpful (2)

    "Senior Geologist"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Pay and benefits were good. There are some really great people trying to do really good work when they get the support needed from management.

    Cons

    There seems to be a lack of vision from the top down. It was really exciting when they were aggressive and growing. They've been stagnant and getting smaller for the last year+. They're not really looking at anything new, so future drilling prospects are getting slim.

    Advice to Management

    Communicate. There was a big disconnect between different levels of management and between the managers themselves. It made the work harder to have to do it two or three times because the managers couldn't get on the same page.


  7. Helpful (4)

    "Cleaning House"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Finance Analyst in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Senior Finance Analyst in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Great benefits, great hours, it was fun when they owned a lot and bought a lot.

    Cons

    A few golden boys run the show. A lot are grasping for the ring. the executives pretty much slashed each other to bits and now the CfO From BP is running it.


  8. "Senior Geological Advisor"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Geological Advisor in Edmond, OK
    Former Employee - Geological Advisor in Edmond, OK

    I worked at Apache (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Pretty good benefits. Good people

    Cons

    Poor consideration for employees workloads


  9. "Department Assistant"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Department Assistant in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Department Assistant in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great New CEO & CFO. They care for the employees.

    Cons

    HR could use a reboot


  10. "Inventory Control Analyst"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Inventory Control Analyst in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Inventory Control Analyst in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Apache (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    had many friends there I cared about

    Cons

    few mgrs were lucky to have a mgr job

    Advice to Management

    hang in there


  11. "Informatica Developer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Informatica Developer in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Informatica Developer in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Apache (More than a year)

    Pros

    Transformations, Mappings, Workflows, Sessions, SQL Queries

    Cons

    Nothing in particular. Was facing few issues while working, but my co-workers helped me.

    Advice to Management

    Nothing.



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