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BP Reviews

Updated October 16, 2017
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  • The work-life balance I espoused in the section above is sometimes thrown out of wack (in 43 reviews)

  • Job security is highly sensible to oil price having constant layoffs than its competitors (in 58 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    BP has a very collaborative environment

    Cons

    Lot's of stakeholders implementing anything


  2. "customer service"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Asheboro, NC
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Asheboro, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at BP full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Steady work and I got to work with good people.

    Cons

    Company was sold out in 2014 by heirs.

    Advice to Management

    none, company no more in business

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Great company to work and develop your career"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - SDM in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - SDM in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    A company that keeps its business running despite decreasing oil prices

    Cons

    Constant layoffs and lack of job security


  4. "Project Manager"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at BP (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    One of the best companies that I have ever worked for. They beleive in their core values, putting safety and family first., s well as giving back to the community. There is always an abundance of resources to get any job completed successfully, and always a team environment to work in, as well as a good atmosphere. Nine-Eighty work schedule.

    Cons

    When some of the past incidents took place, more Btitts starting being placed in management roles and it really started changing the company.

    Advice to Management

    Don't make your employees so scared to sign off on paperwork , especially change management, MOC's or anything involving signatures just because past experiences didn't go so well.


  5. "Process Safety Engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Process Safety Engineer in Naperville, IL
    Current Employee - Process Safety Engineer in Naperville, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at BP full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Employees are compensated based upon a merit and accomplishments.

    Cons

    The oil and gas industry has is downturns.


  6. "IST Intern"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IST Intern in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - IST Intern in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great culture and environment. Everyone is helpful and not up tight.

    Cons

    Hard to get in touch with upper management.


  7. "BP is an excellent employer"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Mechanical Integrity Engineer in Anchorage, AK
    Former Employee - Mechanical Integrity Engineer in Anchorage, AK
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BP full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    BP is an excellent employer. Good compensation, benefits and allows employee to work independently.

    Cons

    Very large corporation which makes it easy to get overlooked.

    Advice to Management

    Allow personnel to take advantage of professional development opportunities.

  8. "Excellent work life balance and benefits"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Integrated Supply & Trading in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Integrated Supply & Trading in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BP full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Amazing benefits and job security, room to grow and switch upward or laterally, great management, great training, lives by their core values, wonderful people, best work-life balance out there

    Cons

    bureaucracy, if someone has a bad reputation it can be hard to get new roles,


  9. "technical designer lead"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX

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

    Pros

    The working culture is flexible

    Cons

    Changing jobs are not easy any more


  10. "Well Site Leader"

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    Current Employee - Well Site Leader in Prudhoe Bay, AK
    Current Employee - Well Site Leader in Prudhoe Bay, AK
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great pay. Only have to work half the year.

    Cons

    Away from home half the year.


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