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Updated February 15, 2018
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ConocoPhillips Chairman & CEO Ryan M. Lance
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  • The oil and gas Industry is cyclical and can be an uneasy work environment (in 30 reviews)

  • Oil prices dictate the overall feeling (in 34 reviews)

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  1. "maintenance/janitor"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Maintenance Associate in Biloxi, MS
    Current Employee - Maintenance Associate in Biloxi, MS
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    I live a block away, it would be convenient for you and me both I can show up on a moments notice (if needed) I have worked in several gas stations long ago in Illinois at that time it was a full service gas station.

    Cons

    I can think of any downsides My schedule can be flexible would be living close to be on time to work. I am some mechanical repairing items I have ran a sheet metal shop for the last 30 years and have much experience in repairs. minimal auto mechanical experience also (last resort)

    Advice to Management

    I do have some management skills taking care of employees the last 30 years, also Being the owner I have some skills in ordering and helping maintaining a nice list of inventory to maintain.


  2. "Data Entry"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Data Entry Clerk in Farmington, NM
    Current Employee - Data Entry Clerk in Farmington, NM
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The Experience was very understanding and i had fun doing what i love in the office setting.

    Cons

    It was a Contractor position and they were being sold to Hill Crop.

    Advice to Management

    Management was outstanding and other employees, who were very helpful with close documentation with us and being relocated to Houston,T X.

  3. "Category manager drilling and completions"

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    Former Employee - Vice President of Business Development in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Vice President of Business Development in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Quality of colleagues amd geographical extend of operations. Very nice facilities I clung gym, Dentist and doctor on site.

    Cons

    I miss the Can do attitude. CoP is quite Political and days are packed with a bunch of meetings.

    Advice to Management

    The exit from downstream activities and the refocus on domestic exploitation opportunities was in hind side not optimum.


  4. "Awesome company"

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    Current Employee - Architect in Bartlesville, OK
    Current Employee - Architect in Bartlesville, OK
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Everything about company is awesome like Benefits, culture, health insurance, facilities etc. company lets you show your passion/talent . Everything is good about the company

    Cons

    I don’t think there are any negative factors about the company. I like everything except few old people issue but it’s there in most of the companies

    Advice to Management

    Encourage young people regardless of race.


  5. "Sinking Ship"

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    Current Employee - Finance in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Finance in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Back in the day... when money was rolling in, this was the place to be.

    Cons

    Company hasn't focused on employees in a long time. Unless you are an engineer.

    Advice to Management

    You don't need money to throw at your employees to be a decent boss.


  6. "Project Enginer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ConocoPhillips full-time

    Pros

    Good work/life balance and people.

    Cons

    Lack of consistency on future plans as an organization.

    Advice to Management

    Restructure the organization on a cohesive way.


  7. "ConocoPhillips"

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    Former Employee - Senior Advisor in Bartlesville, OK
    Former Employee - Senior Advisor in Bartlesville, OK
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    9/80 program, employees are free to express their opinion to all levels of management, flexible work hours and they encourage you to create a balance between work and family.

    Cons

    Oil and Gas prices is a major factor in the company success. As prices goes up so do the company's profits and as the prices fall so does the profits and employment.

  8. "Great Company"

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

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

    Pros

    Large, diverse company with great salary, benefits, and work/life balance options. 9/80 schedule is a life changer. Industry leader in technology, respect, and size. 1st class Houston facilities including a beautiful gym.

    Cons

    Not a strong culture of cross-functional work, company likes to pigeonhole you into one role. Not many opportunities for international rotations any longer. Managers tend to 'manage up' instead of managing those working below them and developing their skills.

    Advice to Management

    Spend more time recognizing and cultivating those at lower levels.There is lots of employee frustration now due to past 3 year downturn, but employee engagement should be improving in 2018


  9. "Survey"

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    Former Employee - Advisor in Bartlesville, OK
    Former Employee - Advisor in Bartlesville, OK
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Pay is very competitive
    benefits
    location
    training for new hires in certain areas
    flextime work hours

    Cons

    Constant Layoffs
    direction on evaluations
    appreciation of experience workers
    Supervisory management skills can be poor at times
    Mentor program needs development

    Advice to Management

    Learn to use attrition to deal with downturns and hire more contractors for up turns


  10. "System Administrator"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Systems Administrator in Bartlesville, OK
    Current Employee - Systems Administrator in Bartlesville, OK
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    There are great benefits including 401k, pension, medical, dental, and vision. There are also career development options. Cross function training available too.

    Cons

    The oil and gas Industry is cyclical and can be an uneasy work environment. My current supervisors is a micro manager and can make it difficult to work.


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