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Newfield Exploration Reviews

Updated June 18, 2017
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Newfield Exploration Chairman, President, and CEO Lee K. Boothby
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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to work!"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tulsa, OK
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tulsa, OK
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Newfield Exploration full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Career opportunities, compensation, excellent benefits

    Cons

    Limited opportunities for Accounting jobs since the centralization of this function to Houston, TX


  2. Helpful (1)

    "This company offers many opportunities if you are willing to work hard."

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Newfield Exploration full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Opportunities for advancement and higher salaries exist for all employees, regardless of age, based on performance and attitude. Newfield encourages and supports continuing education. The company offers an excellent benefits package.

    Cons

    The company tends to be a little top heavy on managers. It went from having an almost straight line org chart to having multiple layers of managers and leads.

    Advice to Management

    Continue providing the leadership you are providing. Newfield employees are proud to work at Newfield and are motivated to go the extra step to help the company succeed.

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Great Company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Commercial Employee in The Woodlands, TX
    Current Employee - Commercial Employee in The Woodlands, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Newfield Exploration full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Career opportunities, the people, management, compensation, benefits

    Cons

    I cannot think of a con

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work Newfield Exploration!


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Outstanding Team, Outstanding Company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Newfield has a team oriented work environment. Management is extremely approachable. The company has dedicated much time to creating a vision, mission and values which has kept the company extremely focused on top tier performance and operational excellence. The leadership team is very appreciative of your hard work and recognizes employees' efforts to make a difference. The operational teams are really top notch and are known for producing best in class wells. Great place to cut your teeth and also spend your career.

    Cons

    Company is working on improving process efficiencies and has come a long way in becoming more process driven.

    Advice to Management

    Stay the course. Continue to focus on the assets with the greatest returns. Continue to make the tough decisions when necessary. Appreciate the employees that go the extra mile. Lead by example.


  5. "Great place to be"

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

    I have been working at Newfield Exploration full-time

    Pros

    Good management team, very good compensation and benefits, very good career progression

    Cons

    Bad time to be in the oil industry


  6. Helpful (1)

    "NEWFIELD EXPLORATION"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - JIB Accountant in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - JIB Accountant in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Newfield Exploration full-time

    Pros

    Great work life balance, I was reading one comment on they promote the "young" and in the "group" which is not true. Newfield promotes those who look outside the box . Prove your worth and they will take care of you.

    Cons

    no complaints so far its been a great 3 years!!

    Advice to Management

    Please clean house on those who complain on a daily basis!!


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Wonderful company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Tulsa, OK
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Tulsa, OK
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Leadership encourages team to think our the box. Every position is important to the team. Excellent benefits and generous piad time off.

    Cons

    Very pro extrovert environment; the less extroverted employee, though talented, could end up pigeonholed if they do not actively promote themselves and their successes.

  8. "Great company to work for"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Pay for performance, opportunity for career growth

    Cons

    Flexible company, change may uncomfortable for some


  9. "Great Company to Work For"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Newfield Exploration full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Wonderful experience with direct supervisors and management in general. Company works to keep everyone educated in things happening in the industry as well as within the company.

    Cons

    Compensation package was not what Human Resources promised when going through the interview stage. Took position anyway, in hopes that compensation will improve.


  10. "Newfield is educational, empowering and supportive of my endeavors - both personal and professional."

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Materials Analyst in Tulsa, OK
    Current Employee - Materials Analyst in Tulsa, OK
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    ethical and kind colleagues and leadership, positive atmosphere, growth opportunity, phenomenal intern and technical programs for new graduates, fair to competitive compensation packages, annual bonuses based on professional contribution to the company

    Cons

    historically, communication from top-down has been less than satisfactory, but major changes have occurred to continually correct this short-falling, they also put more effort into their technical groups versus their commercial groups (standard operation for the industry) but there are also measures being taken to improve in this area

    Advice to Management

    just keep the communication coming, and keep an eye on some of your long-time managers to discourage "the boy's club"


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