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M-I SWACO Reviews

Updated August 31, 2018
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Pros
  • "Good pay and benefits, safety is important" (in 9 reviews)

  • "It's a good training ground and always up to date with all the latest equipment" (in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • "time away from home and the pay raises" (in 7 reviews)

  • "The pay is not competitive, they will work you like a dog with no work life balance" (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Good company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at M-I SWACO full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    equal opportunity, good package, exciting team

    Cons

    The take over by Schlumberger (merger in 2014)


  2. "Field Sales Representative"

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

    I worked at M-I SWACO full-time

    Pros

    The benefits were great and so was job security

    Cons

    the pay was average at best for the industry, it took days to weeks to have anything done that needed to go through HR

    Advice to Management

    Pay more competitively

  3. "Good if you can stay"

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    Current Employee - Mud Engineer in Pittsburgh, PA
    Current Employee - Mud Engineer in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at M-I SWACO full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Money and experience is a plus for younger people

    Cons

    Volatile and you're figuring things out on your own


  4. "Quality"

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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 M-I SWACO full-time

    Pros

    Lots of good hourly employees.

    Cons

    Schlumberger management has been totally corrupted by the bonus program they have. All that matters is the bonus check.


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Operation Manager"

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    Former Employee - Business Operations Manager in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Business Operations Manager in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at M-I SWACO full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Excellent policies and benefits. try to focus always in the client

    Cons

    It was absorbed by Schlumberger as a segment and now is more focused in making money than in taking care of the business and the client

    Advice to Management

    Try to continue on same line than before, where all operators went to M-I SWACO for what they were


  6. "operator"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Smart people and brilliant locations

    Cons

    Working with difficult people and some schedules


  7. "Awesome"

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    Former Employee - Environmental Solutions Specialist in Scott, LA
    Former Employee - Environmental Solutions Specialist in Scott, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at M-I SWACO (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    benefits, great people, management is very knowledgeable, good pay

    Cons

    long times away from home, oil prices dependant

  8. "Ability to multitask in a fast paced environment."

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

    I worked at M-I SWACO full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work.

    Cons

    I honestly don't have any cons about the company.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work.


  9. "filtration tech"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    great salary and benefits good 401k

    Cons

    never know when your going to work


  10. "Tech"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at M-I SWACO full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Decent pay. Decent hours. Decent location.

    Cons

    Horrible communication from management.


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