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Nabors Industries Reviews

Updated February 19, 2017
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Nabors Industries President & CEO Anthony G. Petrello
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Pros
  • Good pay, great people, and good schedule (in 19 reviews)

  • Just like working round good people I like a good environment and positive environment (in 12 reviews)

Cons
  • Upper Management is very micro and downward managing (in 16 reviews)

  • The lack of communication is unacceptable, right hand does not know what the left hand is doing on all levels of he company (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "HSE Supervisor"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - HSE Supervisor
    Current Employee - HSE Supervisor
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nabors Industries full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Completely committed to the safety of their employees!

    Cons

    In the safety department it seems as if there is a lack of room for advancement.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work!


  2. "Engineering Intern"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engineering Intern in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Engineering Intern in Houston, TX

    I worked at Nabors Industries (Less than a year)

    Pros

    As an intern I got a lot of hands on experience and was given actual responsibilities.

    Cons

    Working at a rig up yard, approximately 72 hrs per week, mostly outside in the summer.


  3. "Electronics Tech"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Electronics Technician in Jane Lew, WV
    Former Employee - Electronics Technician in Jane Lew, WV
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Nabors Industries full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Pay scale is good and large learning capacity

    Cons

    Long hours away from home life.

    Advice to Management

    bump


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  5. "Engineer Assistant"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engineer Assistant in Bakersfield, CA
    Former Employee - Engineer Assistant in Bakersfield, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Nabors Industries full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Nabors is a safe, fun and friendly work environment

    Cons

    They did not have a job opening at the end of my internship


  6. "Terrible HR department"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Supervisor in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Supervisor in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Nabors Industries full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good school to learn but it's better to have an option B

    Cons

    HR is not professional in any country the company has business with


  7. "Office assistant"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    Former Employee - Office Assistant in Bakersfield, CA
    Former Employee - Office Assistant in Bakersfield, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Nabors Industries full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    You wear many hats in this company.

    Cons

    The pay sucks and the only way you stay employed in the office position is if your causian.


  8. "ehh"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    time off is about it

    Cons

    upper management, no support from office


  9. "employee"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    They have a strong financial position due to the number of asests they own.

    Cons

    Top management in for themselves at the expense of the employees


  10. "Nabors Derrickhand"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Very safety oriented company and they have nice well maintained rigs.

    Cons

    Can't fire people who don't pull there weight or shouldn't be out there, they could only be transferred to another rig. Rig managers call it passing the trash.


  11. "Significantly improved"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    - constant improvement
    - few smartest brains are in the company
    - culture is a priority

    Cons

    Industry downturn which is tough



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