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ConocoPhillips Reviews

Updated May 22, 2017
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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. "Principal Completions Engineer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • 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


  2. "A great company to work for."

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    • 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.


  3. "Sr Accountant"

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

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • 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).


  6. "Maintenance specialist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Farmington, NM
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Farmington, NM
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    It's been a great company to work for

    Cons

    The company is going down hill at this time

    Advice to Management

    Remember to care about the people the made it a good company and just the stock holders


  7. "Advisor"

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    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    technology, offices, proximity to home

    Cons

    outlook is very scary.. Selling a lot of assets after spinoff.

    Advice to Management

    Take ownership of failure from spinning off downstream company. forced to sell assets at discount.


  8. "not what it used to be"

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    Current Employee - Geoscientist in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Geoscientist in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    big, interesting projects, great people to work with

    Cons

    top heavy on management, hard to get recognized and rewarded, too many bad supervisors

    Advice to Management

    flatten company management structure, update ranking and compensation system.


  9. Helpful (2)

    "Procurement Lead"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at ConocoPhillips full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Excellent employee benefits and opportunities for advancement.

    Cons

    A never ending road to pander to Wall Street.

    Advice to Management

    Pay attention to world supply and demand and realize crude prices are not going to recover in the near term. If you are losing billions cut the dividend!


  10. "Mixed Review"

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

    I worked at ConocoPhillips full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Excellent pay and benefits. Generous vacation and sick leave.

    Cons

    Management not in touch or honest in spite of claims of transparency. More concerned with self and crony preservation than staff.

    Advice to Management

    Company is bleeding talent. Get back to management by walking around. Success depends on your employees. Value them.


  11. Helpful (1)

    "Sr Administrative Assistant"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Administrative Assistant in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Senior Administrative Assistant in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great place to work. Employees were treated well company believed I in our , and our families health and well being. Company very family oriented.

    Cons

    When downs come along it hours more than the bottom line.

    Advice to Management

    Keep working at. Lee it going. Those ups and does hurt.


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