Devon Energy Reviews

Updated Aug 12, 2020

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Devon Energy President, CEO, and Director John Richels
John Richels
213 Ratings
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  • "Can be laid off sooner than a lot of other oil and gas companies if downturn occurs(in 12 reviews)

  • "Upper management makes poor decisions(in 10 reviews)

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  1. "Awesome Family owned company."

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Grave Yard Manager in Hermiston, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Devon Energy part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great environment, Awesome Owners, Flexible, good pay

    Cons

    Not many position to be promoted up to.

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  2. "It's been a great ride"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Devon Energy full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Love the collaborative environment and the top down strategy.

    Cons

    It's been a volatile 5 years in oil.


  3. "Great pay"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Drilling Analyst in Oklahoma City, OK
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Devon Energy full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Pay and benefits were great!

    Cons

    Unorganized, Inexperienced young management. Did not value experienced workers. Paranoid employees.

  4. Helpful (1)

    "Lay-offs constantly"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Clerical Assistant 

    I worked at Devon Energy full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits, the compensation is fair

    Cons

    Layoffs constantly, no job security

  5. "Not what it used to be."

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Lead Accountant 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Devon Energy full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good people, nice building, lots of work space.

    Cons

    No opportunity for upward movement. Absolutely do not care about developing employees or employee futures. All about the bottom dollar.

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  6. "Energy sector is rough"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Data Management Professional in Oklahoma City, OK
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Devon Energy full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great pay, great office and parking.

    Cons

    Some middle and upper management is very old school, thinks they know best without listening to the experts on the ground floor.

  7. Helpful (1)

    "Good Place to Work"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Senior Staff Accountant in Oklahoma City, OK
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Devon Energy full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    The people and culture The benefits Always learning something new

    Cons

    Some of management seems disconnected Communication between upper and lower level employees isn’t consistent

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  8. "I started as a level 2 AP Associate and was encouraged and mentored as I advanced to an AP Accountant position."

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Devon Energy full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Encouraged to contribute ideas and suggestions. Excellent environment for teamwork

    Cons

    The industry itself created an unstable atmosphere with constant fear of layoffs

  9. Helpful (1)

    "Oil and gas company stuck with luxury offices they can't afford"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Oklahoma City, OK
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Devon Energy full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    used to have good perks , gym, food half off

    Cons

    zero diversity , old cowboy mentality , unable to adopt to change

  10. "stress stress stress"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Staff Geologist in Oklahoma City, OK
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Devon Energy full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    at times exciting work, but it was sparse

    Cons

    management heavy who all seem to be out of step with each other

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