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Woodside Petroleum Reviews

Updated June 29, 2017
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  1. "Thumbs Up"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT/Human Resources PROJECT ASSISTANT in Webster, TX
    Former Employee - Senior EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT/Human Resources PROJECT ASSISTANT in Webster, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Woodside Petroleum (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Opportunity to feel challenged and use creativity often

    Cons

    Office closed its Houston office.

    Advice to Management

    Enjoyed working here greatly.


  2. "Senior consultant"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Woodside Petroleum full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Interesting work, fair pay and opportunities.

    Cons

    Bureaucratic and slow, risk averse

    Advice to Management

    Streamline decision making

  3. "Graduate Program"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Woodside Petroleum full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Excellent graduate program. Plenty of training and lots of support. Placed in meaningful roles with deliverables that actually impact the company.

    Cons

    No training and minimal progression once you come off the program. Very political.


  4. "Good company to work for"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Woodside Petroleum full-time

    Pros

    Opportunity for learning
    Benefits
    Good on CV

    Cons

    Long hours, little work-life balance

    Advice to Management

    More recognition for work horses


  5. "Woodside 2016"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Woodside Petroleum (More than a year)

    Pros

    Diverse range of production assets

    Cons

    Extreme politics and poor understanding of business

    Advice to Management

    Understand the business, and select skilled and capable people who may have differing opinions rather than selecting for self.


  6. "Geologist"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Woodside Petroleum full-time

    Pros

    Great training, good technology

    Cons

    nothing really

    Advice to Management

    Keep encouraging new people


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Laminaria Acquisition"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Transition Project Manager in Perth, Western Australia (Australia)
    Former Employee - Transition Project Manager in Perth, Western Australia (Australia)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Woodside Petroleum full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good working relationship and extensive depth of technical expertise across-the-board in petroleum, LNG and domestic gas operations and supply contracts

    Cons

    Bureaucracy and stakeholder engagement processes are over reaching and cumbersome resulting in slow decision making progress.

    Advice to Management

    Go for growth

  8. "Contracts"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Administration in Perth, Western Australia (Australia)
    Former Employee - Administration in Perth, Western Australia (Australia)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Woodside Petroleum full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great people and nice office. Good place to learn.

    Cons

    Work life balance, senior management is not transparent about business.

    Advice to Management

    NA


  9. "Process Operation Instrumentation Technician"

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

    I have been working at Woodside Petroleum full-time

    Pros

    Roster stability team interesting loyalty view location

    Cons

    politics hot weather accommodation paperwork


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Mixed Experience"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Perth, Western Australia (Australia)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Perth, Western Australia (Australia)

    I have been working at Woodside Petroleum full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Large re-known international resources company, variety of operations and challenges, good employee benefits and remuneration upon the annual management reviewed and curve graph aligned employee performance review.

    Cons

    Human Resources works for Management so be careful if raising issues on company polices and concerning management issues etc.
    Common silo challenges.


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