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Chesapeake Energy Reviews

Updated October 29, 2018
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Chesapeake Energy President, Chief Executive Officer and Director Robert D. Lawler
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Pros
  • "Great Company with great benefits" (in 50 reviews)

  • "Campus is great spread out but nice to walk around, fitness center is amazing, restaurants are top notch and great daycare" (in 33 reviews)

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  1. "Excellent benefits, atmosphere and culture"

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

    I have been working at Chesapeake Energy full-time

    Pros

    Chesapeake's campus environment breeds innovation and collaboration

    Cons

    Morale can slide during times of low commodity prices


  2. "The best in town"

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

    I have been working at Chesapeake Energy full-time

    Pros

    Demanding job, but a great place to work

    Cons

    Capital intensive industry that thrives on oil and gas prices

    Advice to Management

    Hang in there, I know it’s tough sometimes!

  3. "CHK"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    The people I worked with

    Cons

    High Stress, politics, unwilling to innovate on the geoscience side


  4. "Geologist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Chesapeake Energy full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits with the 401K.

    Cons

    No cons yet as far as I have seen,

    Advice to Management

    Employee retention


  5. "HR Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Oklahoma City, OK
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Oklahoma City, OK
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    benefits, pay, gym, food, thunder tickets

    Cons

    management, lack of work life balance


  6. "Good place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Chesapeake Energy full-time

    Pros

    Great perks and good people to work with

    Cons

    Volatile industry which makes employment unstable


  7. "accountant"

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

    I have been working at Chesapeake Energy full-time

    Pros

    Great benefit and work balance

    Cons

    Not very good promotion system

  8. "Projects and Relaibility Maintenance"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Chesapeake Energy full-time

    Pros

    Great company to work for

    Cons

    It takes time for the organization to implement processes


  9. "Geologist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Chesapeake Energy full-time

    Pros

    Tons of data and plays to evaluate.

    Cons

    Medium to large sized company going through divestitures. Stability is questionable.


  10. Helpful (2)

    "Reservoir Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Benefits and campus are very nice.

    Cons

    Promotions were based on experience and not value add. The salaries were slightly low.

    Advice to Management

    Increase salaries and promote the young hard workers.


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