Kuwait Oil Company Ksc Reviews

Updated May 12, 2021

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Kuwait Oil Company Ksc Director Abdulla Ahmed Al Bannai (no image)
Abdulla Ahmed Al Bannai
36 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good salary brite future safety(in 10 reviews)

  • "It is a great work environment with amazing people(in 7 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "company hates expats; passive aggressive behavior is pervasive; Kuwaitis are not accountable(in 7 reviews)

  • "Communication with locals, job loss fear due to Kuwaitization(in 5 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Not sure what headline

      May 12, 2021 - Senior Petroleum Engineer in New York, NY
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      Pros

      Excellent company to work for

      Cons

      Covid restrictions makes RE entry difficult

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Process Engineer - Oil & Gas -Water Handling Operation / Training

      Jan 2, 2020 - Senior Process Engineer in Gulf, TX
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      Pros

      Highly Involved Motivated and value added

      Cons

      transfer ency for learning, good opening

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    3. 5.0
      Former Employee

      general superintend drilling and workover

      Jun 4, 2014 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      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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      1 person found this review helpful
    4. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Engineering Intern

      Jan 8, 2016 - Engineering Intern in Tempe, AZ
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      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,

      4 people found this review helpful
    5. 1.0
      Former Employee

      This company is not advised to join

      Jul 23, 2015 - Safety Engineer in India, TX
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      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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    6. 2.0
      Former Employee

      Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

      May 21, 2015 - Maintenance Engineer 
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      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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      3 people found this review helpful
    7. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      KOC - An Excellent Company

      Aug 12, 2015 - Senior HSE Consultant in Houston, TX
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      Pros

      Excellent benefits package. Management eager to grow.

      Cons

      Age limit applies, cannot be older than 60

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee

      good benefit

      Jul 29, 2016 -  
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good work environment and culture

      Cons

      there are no cons at all

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Working in Middle-east

      Sep 25, 2015 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      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

      2 people found this review helpful
    10. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Not for the Young, energetic, self strater

      Aug 3, 2018 - Drilling Engineer 
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      Pros

      Loads of family time, large scale operations

      Cons

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

      2 people found this review helpful
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