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ConocoPhillips Reviews

Updated June 28, 2017
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ConocoPhillips Chairman & CEO Ryan M. Lance
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  • cyclical nature of oil and gas prices (in 23 reviews)

  • Prepare for layoffs when the oil prices go down (in 29 reviews)

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  1. "Good place to work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Data Warehouse Architect in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Data Warehouse Architect in Houston, TX
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits and work life balance. Good people to work with.

    Cons

    Layoffs Round 1 ,
    Layoffs Round 2 ,
    Layoffs Round 3 ,
    Layoffs Round 4

    Advice to Management

    get ahead of the organization sizing to discontinue consistent layoffs.


  2. "Attorney"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Senior Attorney in Anchorage, AK
    Current Employee - Senior Attorney in Anchorage, AK
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great employer and solid lifestyle

    Cons

    Challenging to maintain consist to staff support.

  3. "Senior Reservoir Engineer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Reservoir Engineer in Anchorage, AK
    Current Employee - Senior Reservoir Engineer in Anchorage, AK
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ConocoPhillips full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    competitive pay, well positioned to survive low oil cycles

    Cons

    lack of proper empowerment and unstable employment

    Advice to Management

    reduce endless project reviews and delegate


  4. "Financial Analyst"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Bartlesville, OK
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Bartlesville, OK
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits, top talent.

    Cons

    Cyclical with layoffs. Location in Bartlesville is rough on commuters

    Advice to Management

    Offer part time telecommuting for finance employees.


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Supply Chain contract"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Consultant in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Financial Consultant in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at ConocoPhillips (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great salary but downturn has force layoffs the last fees years. Great benefits and profit sharing for all workers .

    Cons

    Layoffs has taken place over the past three years. Yearly force ranking for employees. This is not got for morale.

    Advice to Management

    Improve your business process and technology platform in for supply chain.


  6. "Principal Completions Engineer"

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    • 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
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at ConocoPhillips (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great work environment, good open door policy.

    Cons

    Most of the experienced engineers have been laid off/retired


  7. "A great company to work for."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bartlesville, OK
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bartlesville, OK
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent benefits and flexible work schedule

    Cons

    Some work done after hours can be hectic.

  8. "Doing Business Better?"

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

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

    Pros

    Pay is above average. Technology makes work easier. Work life balance is good.

    Cons

    They are confused about who they want to be when they grow up. Management by committee. A bunch of buzzwords. No empowerment. No Leadership. Don't eat their own recipes.

    Advice to Management

    Don't be afraid of smart people.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "It's been rough during the oil price downturn."

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

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

    Pros

    Good pay, good benefits, good coworkers. Even during the downturn with two rounds of layoffs, the company has treated it's employees well.

    Cons

    While oil prices remain low, don't look for much career growth. There were more opportunities before the split between the downstream business (Phillips 66) and the upstream business (ConocoPhillips).


  10. "Sr Accountant"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Accountant in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Senior Accountant in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great company - until oil prices dropped, so sad to see it now

    Cons

    Selling a lot of assets, morale low.

    Advice to Management

    Good luck, hope prices go up soon!


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