Kuwait Oil Company Ksc Reviews

Updated Jun 7, 2020

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4.2
77%
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93%
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Kuwait Oil Company Ksc Director Abdulla Ahmed Al Bannai (no image)
Abdulla Ahmed Al Bannai
27 Ratings
Pros
  • "Family time, good salary package(in 7 reviews)

  • "Good Pay, Exposure, design as well as Construction experience(in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • "No growth for expats, slow increment(in 6 reviews)

  • "I had worked Kuwait oil Company( KOC) sea water treatment water supply to crude oil recovery process(in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Process Engineer - Oil & Gas -Water Handling Operation / Training"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Process Engineer in Gulf, TX

    I have been working at Kuwait Oil Company Ksc full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Highly Involved Motivated and value added

    Cons

    transfer ency for learning, good opening

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  2. Helpful (2)

    "Not for the Young, energetic, self strater"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Drilling Engineer 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Kuwait Oil Company Ksc full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Loads of family time, large scale operations

    Cons

    beauraucracy, unfriendly environment for people from other countries, visa paperwork

  3. "good benefit"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     

    I have been working at Kuwait Oil Company Ksc

    Pros

    good work environment and culture

    Cons

    there are no cons at all

  4. Helpful (4)

    "Engineering Intern"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Engineering Intern in Tempe, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Kuwait Oil Company Ksc for less than a year

    Pros

    Great Salary, Challenging Internships, On site experience using engineering tools and equipment, hand son experience in oil and gas production,

    Cons

    slow management, too much micromanagement,

  5. Helpful (1)

    "Working in Middle-east"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kuwait Oil Company Ksc full-time

    Pros

    Decent salary, No income tax whatsoever,

    Cons

    Need to fit into the work culture, Locals get preference over expatriates if at similar competitive level

  6. "KOC - An Excellent Company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior HSE Consultant in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Kuwait Oil Company Ksc full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Excellent benefits package. Management eager to grow.

    Cons

    Age limit applies, cannot be older than 60

  7. "This company is not advised to join"

    1.0
    Safety Engineer in India, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Kuwait Oil Company Ksc

    Pros

    If you don't have any jobs then you can join in this company.

    Cons

    1. Very poor leadership 2.No any ethics. 3.No any HSE Standards maintained. 4.Many Site fatalities and major accidents. 5.Very very poor administration and HSE Culture. 6.Very worst drilling sub contractors hse culture 7.Very very low salary to compare to all other world companies. 8.fairing culture. ( Recently 13 HSE Crew were fired totally without any good reason. 9.Very very poor work culture. 10.Any no career development atlas

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  8. Helpful (2)

    "Mechanical Maintenance Engineer"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Maintenance Engineer 

    I worked at Kuwait Oil Company Ksc

    Pros

    big salary and benefits are something to look for. Salary increases are significant in terms of raises.

    Cons

    bureaucracy in its finest. Hierarchy in the company is divine and you have to follow that to extents that are unreasonable.

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  9. Helpful (1)

    "general superintend drilling and workover"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Kuwait Oil Company Ksc full-time

    Pros

    long lasting job just have to put up with people that no everything but no nothing but they are your boss and will not listen to anyone

    Cons

    not enough pay for companymen

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  10. "very good company to work for"

    4.0
     

    I have been working at Kuwait Oil Company Ksc

    Pros

    the give a lot of money

    Cons

    they require a lot of time and work.

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