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Linn Energy Reviews

Updated August 28, 2017
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Linn Energy President, CEO, and Director Mark E. Ellis
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Pros
  • Great benefits & decent salaries/bonus/LTI, paid parking (in 5 reviews)

  • Great people who I worked with directly (in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • With the fall of oil prices and sells of the permian assets (in 3 reviews)

  • Very fast paced, Mid-level salary (in 2 reviews)

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  1. "Great Team"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Linn Energy full-time

    Pros

    The company was very good at selecting many good people for Key Position
    The compensation was excellent and the company was making many moves to grow.

    Cons

    The company over extended its self with all the buying and selling.
    During bankruptcy the company changed greatly and the only team members kept were the "yes men."


  2. "Measurement Technician"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Linn Energy full-time

    Pros

    The pay and benefits are great!

    Cons

    A lot of drive time to and from locations.

    Advice to Management

    Have location/well sites already mapped out with Google Earth.

  3. "Marketing Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great Team and good exposure to multiple commodities

    Cons

    going through bankruptcy leaves uncertainty.


  4. "Administrator"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Linn Energy (More than a year)

    Pros

    Best Company to work for

    Cons

    Immediate Management is worse to tackle


  5. Helpful (2)

    "Nice place to work with plenty of opportunity."

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    Former Employee - Senior Staff Account in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Senior Staff Account in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Linn Energy full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Nice people, freedom to make process improvements, fast paced environment, opportunities for advancement. Great benefits & decent salaries/bonus/LTI, paid parking

    Cons

    Understaffed IT Dept, poor accounting systems, some unqualified mid level managers, a few people were promoted during the early years and lack real leadership skills


  6. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Linn Energy full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    The people in this company are some of the nicest and most talented I've ever worked with

    Cons

    The bankruptcy has been difficult


  7. "Good Engineers, Poor Executives"

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    Former Employee - Reservoir Engineering Intern in Broomfield, CO
    Former Employee - Reservoir Engineering Intern in Broomfield, CO
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Linn Energy (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great people who I worked with directly

    Cons

    Upper management did not know how to run an oil company

  8. "Fair"

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    Former Employee - Production Engineering Intern in Pflugerville, TX
    Former Employee - Production Engineering Intern in Pflugerville, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Linn Energy (Less than a year)

    Pros

    paid well, the people in the field were great

    Cons

    less support than needed from houston


  9. "Good company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good Company to work for.

    Cons

    Bankrupt company to work for.

    Advice to Management

    Good Company


  10. "engineer"

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    Former Employee - Chemical Engineer in Bakersfield, CA
    Former Employee - Chemical Engineer in Bakersfield, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Linn Energy full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    good health insurance benefits. decadent vacation.

    Cons

    high work loads no communications


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