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Linn Energy Reviews

Updated February 19, 2019
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Linn Energy President, CEO, and Director Mark E. Ellis
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Pros
  • "9/80 Schedule, Vacation Time, Salary, Work / Life Balance" (in 5 reviews)

  • "Great work atmosphere, great benefits" (in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • "He ran off a lot of great upper management" (in 4 reviews)

  • "The company fell apart after bankruptcy" (in 2 reviews)

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  1. "Work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great team and interaction with all teams

    Cons

    You will never get to work here.


  2. "Overall good"

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    Former Employee - Accountant in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Accountant in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Loved the people I worked with and they were very good about cross function learning.

    Cons

    Bankruptcy was rough but I wish there had been more transparency from the beginning.

  3. "Such a good pace that went down hill"

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    Former Employee - Senior Business Analyst
    Former Employee - Senior Business Analyst
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    great people worked here at the beginning

    Cons

    The Company fell apart and everything went bad


  4. "Division Order Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Linn Energy full-time

    Pros

    Great work atmosphere, great benefits

    Cons

    low pay for being there 5 years


  5. "Keeping track of oil, gas, and water data. Working with purchasers and regulators to ensure production data accuracy."

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    Current Employee - Production Accounting Analyst in Santa Fe Springs, Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Production Accounting Analyst in Santa Fe Springs, Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Linn Energy full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Usage of relevant data skills to quickly help team members in other departments and always something new to learn while at work

    Cons

    Lots of regulations from the state and new software from DOGGR all the time

    Advice to Management

    Wish we wouldn’t be so understaff and more flexible hours


  6. "Downhill in the last couple of years"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Linn Energy full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good salary and excellent benefits.

    Cons

    No longer a family environment
    Bankruptcy and restructure changed the culture


  7. "LINN was a great company to work for...."

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    Former Employee - Analyst in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Analyst in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    LINN was a very employee centric company. It was work hard and play hard and had a great culture that was instilled by the highest levels of management.

    Cons

    Chapter 11 and new BOD decided to maximize value by divesting of most assets and employees.

    Advice to Management

    Be weary of who you decide to partner with.

  8. "Everything comes to an end"

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    Current Employee - Desktop Support Analyst II & Mobility in Oklahoma City, OK
    Current Employee - Desktop Support Analyst II & Mobility in Oklahoma City, OK
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Linn Energy full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Time off. Family Oriented

    Cons

    Company has changed after coming out of bankruptcy.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "was good till it sank"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Linn Energy full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Very good people, good work environment and good benefits

    Cons

    Management was very greedy on borrowing money and sank the company by paying high prices to make the company grow, got a big payout when it got out of the bankruptcy , new management seems to be completed lost and it is a terrible in communication

    Advice to Management

    Learn to communicate, shareholders won't bring any money, stakeholders will


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Current Employee"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Manager in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Linn Energy full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Was a fun place to work

    Cons

    Things have went further south after bankruptcy

    Advice to Management

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