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PDVSA Reviews

Updated January 13, 2018
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Rafael Ramírez Carreño
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Pros
  • s the main oil and gas Industry of the Venezuelan (in 19 reviews)

  • Recognized oil company, recommended for engineers with little experience (in 11 reviews)

Cons
  • Low Salaries, Bad Management and No projects (in 18 reviews)

  • Poor Compensation / There is no career opportunity program that provides career development opportunities (in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Great co-workers - Great environment"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great Benefits - Great environment

    Cons

    Lack of advancement and limited opportunities


  2. "Buyer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Employees get 4 weeks of vacation

    Cons

    Low pay, terrible management, low morale.

  3. "Is a highly politicized company"

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

    I worked at PDVSA full-time

    Pros

    Allows professional growth in the energy area

    Cons

    Low wages and pilitized company

    Advice to Management

    to improve workers' wages


  4. Helpful (1)

    "A Political oil company."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    PDVSA is one of the world's largest Oil producers.

    Cons

    Low salaries.
    Non-balanced work/life.
    Mixed up the real work as an oil business company with a political party


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Affected by the Country Crisis"

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

    Pros

    There are still a lot very good professionals from which you can learn a lot

    Cons

    Politics are all over the place and the salaries are a joke.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Buyer"

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

    I worked at PDVSA full-time

    Pros

    4 weeks vacation. Great 401k matching

    Cons

    Is owned by the Venezuelan government

    Advice to Management

    Learn to say no to Caracas


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Financial Analyst"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    good health insurance, Good retirement plan

    Cons

    Bad salary, Senior management, bad culture

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Resumen Maria Arias"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Doral, FL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Doral, FL

    I worked at PDVSA (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    It was my first job and i learned much in the area of gas transportation

    Cons

    Political problems and disagreement with binding political activities i they allocated

    Advice to Management

    bad management


  9. Helpful (1)

    "PROCUREMENT SYSTEM SUPPORT"

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    Former Employee - PROCUREMENT Systems SUPPORT in Miami Beach, FL
    Former Employee - PROCUREMENT Systems SUPPORT in Miami Beach, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at PDVSA (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    To be two of the most powerful oil companies in the world's permanent employee

    Cons

    Current dictatorial Venezuelan government has destroyed the company.

    Advice to Management

    Computer Sciences Bachelor with Supply Chain experience


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Networking"

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    Current Employee - Network Engineer in Hattiesburg, MS
    Current Employee - Network Engineer in Hattiesburg, MS

    I have been working at PDVSA (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    It is the best company in Vzla

    Cons

    The economic situationof the ocuntry

    Advice to Management

    goog


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