Compare Marathon Oil vs BP BETA

See how working at Marathon Oil vs. BP compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at Marathon Oil vs. BP. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Marathon Oil

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BP

Employee Ratings

  • Marathon Oil scored higher in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
  • BP scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 282 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 91 reviews)
BP employees rated their Overall Rating 0.6 higher than Marathon Oil employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.0
Career Opportunities
3.3
BP employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than Marathon Oil employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.5
Work-life balance
3.9
BP employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than Marathon Oil employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.7
Senior Management
3.6
BP employees rated their Senior Management 0.9 higher than Marathon Oil employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
2.9
Culture & Values
4.1
BP employees rated their Culture & Values 1.2 higher than Marathon Oil employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Marathon Oil Ceo Lee Tillman
44%
44%Lee Tillman
CEO Approval
BP Ceo Bernard Looney
100%
100%Bernard Looney
BP employees rated their CEO Approval 56% higher than Marathon Oil employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
57%
% Recommend to a friend
76%
BP employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 18% higher than Marathon Oil employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
28%
Positive Business Outlook
67%
BP employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 39% higher than Marathon Oil employees rated theirs.

Salaries

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What Employees Say

  • BP had 379 more reviews than Marathon Oil that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro.
  • "Exploration" was the most mentioned Con at Marathon Oil.
  • "Oil prices" was the most mentioned Con at BP.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 50 reviews)
"9 80"(in 37 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 429 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 205 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Exploration"(in 9 reviews)
"New management"(in 7 reviews)
Cons
"Oil prices"(in 67 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 64 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Facilities Engineer

I worked at Marathon Oil full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Nice work environment, good people

Cons

Volatile employment status, dog eat dog atmosphere, more a who you know atmosphere, strives for "diversity" at expense of value

Current Employee - Employee

I have been working at BP full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

People, culture, leadership, new strategy, no culture of blaming, positive approach

Cons

Internal communications to be improved; a deal of resistance to the vital change; scope of work is too dynamic at times

Advice to Management

Look at alignment and communication in teams to enable execution on new strategy.

Job Postings

BP has 136 more recently posted open jobs than Marathon Oil.