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PDVSA Reviews

Updated May 8, 2017
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Rafael Ramírez Carreño
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Pros
  • s the main oil and gas Industry of the Venezuelan (in 15 reviews)

  • Big Oil Company with a great future if it's well manage, this aspect is very weak now days, don't have a strategic vision (in 10 reviews)

Cons
  • Low Salaries and benefits to employee (in 17 reviews)

  • Shortly career development since 10 years (in 5 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Buyer"

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    • Senior Management
    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


  2. 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


  3. 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


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  5. 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


  6. Helpful (1)

    "BSS Electrical Engineering."

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    Former Employee - Auditor Engineer Instrumentation Supervisor in Katy, TX
    Former Employee - Auditor Engineer Instrumentation Supervisor in Katy, TX
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at PDVSA (Less than a year)

    Pros

    One of the largest international produce Oil Companies.

    Cons

    Economy situation it is critically affected.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "HR Strategic Planning Corporate Manager"

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    Former Employee - HUMAN RESOURCES & BUSINESS CONSULTANT Latin America in Miami, FL
    Former Employee - HUMAN RESOURCES & BUSINESS CONSULTANT Latin America in Miami, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at PDVSA (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Large oil & gas company with a complete set of HR opportunities to grow and develop a HR Business partner career

    Cons

    Overloaded of work, no respect for balance life. Vertical management structure


  8. Helpful (5)

    "payment is not good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good benefits with a decent retirement plan for employees and also wonderful vacation time to employees

    Cons

    low salary, lots of stress from coleagues, supervisor, managers and no support from anyone. You will be alone


  9. 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


  10. "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


  11. 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.


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