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Core Laboratories Reviews

Updated 29 Aug 2019

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Core Laboratories CEO David M. Demshur
David M. Demshur
47 Ratings
  1. Helpful (1)

    "Administrative Assistant"

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    Administrative Assistant I 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Core Laboratories

    Pros

    Great office environment and very friendly staff

    Cons

    Industry slow downs make salary raises impossible

    Advice to Management

    n/a

    Core Laboratories2017-01-05
  2. "Quality"

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    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Core Laboratories

    Pros

    Great company to work for.

    Cons

    Lot of traveling but see the world

    Advice to Management

    Great

    Core Laboratories2016-10-13
  3. "Assembly"

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    Senior Assembly Technician/Supervisor in Owasso, OK
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Core Laboratories for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great company to work for!

    Cons

    Business has been slow during the current lack of drilling

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work!

    Core Laboratories2016-06-24
  4. "Tooling R&D dept. Apprentice tool & die maker"

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    Former Employee - Machinist in Godley, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Core Laboratories full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Company picnics, at sixflags, the zoo etc. average to competitive pay, paid holidays, sick and vacation time, and a BEAUTIFUL view of sunrise an sundown. Good team environment.

    Cons

    In the middle of butt F Egypt! The working facility needs to be updated, men and woman have to share the same restrooms. Not fair to women

    Advice to Management

    Overall my experience at Owen oils tools spoiled me. It was a good job. An great experience.

    Core Laboratories2015-11-19
  5. "Good overall."

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    I worked at Core Laboratories

    Pros

    Some departments are exciting and challenging. Flexible schedule and generally laid back.

    Cons

    Other departments can be boring. Management problems are pretty serious.

    Advice to Management

    Get the act together. Make decisions with the good of the company in mind, not self serving.

    Core Laboratories2014-11-13
  6. "Best work environment"

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     in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Core Laboratories

    Pros

    good friends, no politics, reasonable work load, stable company

    Cons

    no fitness club membership, slightly fewer benefits & sick/vacation time than others

    Advice to Management

    super job. a little more benefits will help (example - paternity leave)

    Core Laboratories2011-08-01
  7. "Stepping stone"

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    Current Employee - Petroleum Inspector in Alexandria
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Core Laboratories full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Safety is as important as it should be Easy going management

    Cons

    No investment in employees HR is neglected

    Advice to Management

    Fix the cons which shouldn't be hard

    Core Laboratories2018-03-25
  8. "Shipper Receiver"

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    Former Employee - Shipper/Receiver in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Core Laboratories part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great people to work with

    Cons

    Employment opportunities are directly tied to the health of the oil and gas industry

    Advice to Management

    None

    Core Laboratories2017-12-01
  9. Helpful (1)

    "Great company to work and grow in!"

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    Current Employee - Branch Manager 
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Core Laboratories full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    - great to start and learn a total new career - if you're self driven, motivated and eager to learn great company to grow - if you're willing to travel, the vast network of offices gives you even greater opportunities.

    Cons

    Just like any other company there's the ups and down. It's a tough competitive market.

    Advice to Management

    keep up the good job on training and developing the company's ppl, who in turn are the company's greatest asset.

    Core Laboratories2016-12-02
  10. "Saybolt labs"

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    Current Employee - Lab Technician II in Port Arthur, TX
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    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Core Laboratories full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Easy going work environment, and willing to work with you on schedule.

    Cons

    Corporate is runs lean on getting needed equipment.

    Core Laboratories2019-08-29
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