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BG Group Reviews

Updated Jul 2, 2019

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4.4
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BG Group CEO Helge Lund
Helge Lund
74 Ratings
Pros
  • "Working with great people with a shared desire to succeed above what we should have done given the modest size (for an oil company)(in 13 reviews)

  • "Overall Good work environment, Work life balance except sometime it can be really screwed, Global culture(in 12 reviews)

Cons
  • "Not always a good work-life balance(in 9 reviews)

  • "No longer here having been taken over by Shell, was a bit cliquey , not so good on diversity, some management were a bit complacent(in 8 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Graduate Program"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends

    I worked at BG Group full-time

    Pros

    Flat organization, agile, younger people are heard. Progression based on merit.

    Cons

    Smaller company, not as many opportunities as other IOCs.

    BG Group2018-11-24
  2. "Good Place to Work"

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    Former Employee - Former Consultant in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BG Group for more than a year

    Pros

    Treated well and challenged every day.

    Cons

    No real cons from a consultant perspective.

    Advice to Management

    none

    BG Group2019-05-15
  3. "What a wonderful company full of bright people with exciting projects"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BG Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great leadership, exciting state of the art projects, benefits, pay, opportunities and access to management

    Cons

    Acquisition by Shell and company was absorbed

    BG Group2018-08-21
  4. "Good benefits and good salaries"

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    Former Employee - Manager in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at BG Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    good benefits and good salaries compere the the similar company in the industry

    Cons

    merge with one of the biggest oil company in the industry, and not giving change to BG group employees to stay

    Advice to Management

    Give career opporutnites

    BG Group2018-05-18
  5. "Great company that came to a sad end"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at BG Group full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Very great company initially with amazing benefits

    Cons

    There was not a progressive system in place for employee advancement

    BG Group2017-06-16
  6. "Upward mobility"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Recommends

    I worked at BG Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Upward mobility Consistent management Benefits

    Cons

    Work/Life balance is not great Commute for those outside of the loop

    BG Group2017-04-28
  7. "Global IT - Americas Service Delivery Coord"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BG Group

    Pros

    Outstanding employees and team Global IT organization

    Cons

    Unfortunately BG Group was bought by Shell Upstream

    Advice to Management

    Continue open door policy

    BG Group2017-01-31
  8. "VP"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BG Group full-time

    Pros

    was a great place to work

    Cons

    Not always a good work-life balance

    BG Group2016-11-17
  9. "Summer Internship"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at BG Group

    Pros

    Great place to work in

    Cons

    Might not be offered project of your choice

    BG Group2016-10-05
  10. "great Company"

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    Former Employee - Human Resources Advisor in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BG Group for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Outstanding company to work for and sad to see the acquisition by Shell.

    Cons

    The Shell acquisition was a huge bummer to everyone who worked for BG group.

    BG Group2016-07-28
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