Anadarko Petroleum
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Headquarters The Woodlands, TX
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1959
Type Company - Public (APC)
Industry Oil, Gas, Energy & Utilities
Revenue $10+ billion (AUD) per year

Anadarko is among the world’s largest independent oil and natural gas exploration and production companies, with corporate offices in the Woodland, Texas. Our deep and balanced portfolio of assets encompasses premier positions in major U.S. onshore shale and resource plays, and oil-focused opportunities in deep-water basins worldwide.
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Mission: Anadarko's mission is to deliver a competitive and sustainable rate of return to shareholders by developing, acquiring, and exploring for oil and gas resources vital to...More

Anadarko Petroleum – Why Work For Us?

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undefinedAnadarko’s mission is to deliver a competitive and sustainable rate of return to shareholders by developing, acquiring and exploring for oil and natural gas resources vital to the world’s health and welfare.

A career in the geosciences at Anadarko empowers you to take ownership of your work and contribute in a meaningful way to finding and developing oil and natural gas resources. Hear what our talented geoscientists have to say about exciting and rewarding global opportunities at Anadarko. We’re planning for the future and looking for exceptional people to be a part of it.

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Committed to safely producing the energy we all need in a manner that protects the environment, public health and supports our communities. Energy is fundamental to modern existence. It is as important as clean air, water and affordable food. At Anadarko, we take our responsibility seriously to safely deliver resources to our energy-hungry world, and we hold true to our core values of integrity and trust, servant leadership, commercial focus, people and passion, and open communication in all of our business activities.

Anadarko is among the world's largest independent oil and natural gas exploration and production companies, with 2.79 billion barrels of oil equivalent (BBOE) of proved reserves at year-end 2013. 

The company's portfolio of assets encompasses premier positions in the Rocky Mountains region, the southern United States and the Appalachian Basin. The company also is a premier deepwater producer in the Gulf of Mexico, and has production in Alaska, Algeria and Ghana with additional exploration opportunities in West Africa, Mozambique, Kenya, South Africa, Colombia, Guyana and New Zealand. 

2013 Company Achievements

  • Delivered record sales volumes, including a 7% year-over-year increase in daily sales volumes
  • Accelerated approximately $4.5 billion of value through asset monetizations
  • Achieved first oil at the El Merk mega project in Algeria
  • Advanced Lucius, Heidelberg and TEN deepwater projects
  • Increased shareholder yield by doubling the common stock dividend
  • Continued industry-leading exploration track record with a 67% deepwater exploration/appraisal success rate

Growth Strategy

Sustainable & Profitable

  • Identify and commercialize resources
  • Explore in high-potential, proven basins
  • Employ global business development approach
  • Ensure financial discipline and flexibility

Working at Anadarko Petroleum

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Anadarko Petroleum President & CEO R. A. Walker

R. A. Walker

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  Former Safety Inspector in Carrizo Springs, TX (US)

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No Offer – Interviewed in College Station, TX (US) Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interview Details The interview with Anadarko was great. The person interviewing was very laid back and wanted to help you shine as much as he could. He asked questions that were easy to answer and went at your pace. They seemed to want candidates that were down to earth, and like-able. I got the impression that…Full Interview

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Anadarko Petroleum Awards and Accolades

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Top 100 Workplaces (Large Companies), The Denver Post, 2014
Houston's Top Workplaces, The Houston Chronicle, 2013
Denver Top Workplaces, The Denver Post, 2013
Denver Top Workplaces, The Denver Post, 2012
Houston's Top Workplaces, The Houston Chronicle, 2012
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