Compare Woodside Petroleum vs Oil Search BETA

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Woodside Petroleum

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Oil Search

Employee Ratings

  • Woodside Petroleum scored higher in 6 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Oil Search scored higher in 2 areas: CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Overall Rating.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 76 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 36 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.5
Woodside Petroleum employees rated their Career Opportunities 1.2 higher than Oil Search employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.3
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Woodside Petroleum employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than Oil Search employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.8
Woodside Petroleum employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than Oil Search employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.3
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Woodside Petroleum employees rated their Senior Management 0.6 higher than Oil Search employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.5
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.4
Culture & Values
3.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Woodside Petroleum Ceo Peter Coleman
73%
73%Peter Coleman
CEO Approval
Oil Search Ceo Peter Botten
81%
81%Peter Botten
Oil Search employees rated their CEO Approval 8% higher than Woodside Petroleum employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
65%
% Recommend to a friend
69%
Oil Search employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 4% higher than Woodside Petroleum employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
64%
Woodside Petroleum employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 11% higher than Oil Search employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
53%

Salaries

Woodside Petroleum has 65 more total submitted salaries than Oil Search.
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A$100,742/yr
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A$133,428/yr
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Petroleum Engineer2 Salaries
A$151,109/yr
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A$177,940/yr
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A$130,000/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Perth" was the most mentioned Pro at Woodside Petroleum.
  • "Performance management" was the most mentioned Con at Woodside Petroleum.
Pros
Pros
"Perth"(in 6 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 6 reviews)
There aren't enough reviews matching this company to generate pros and cons.
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 5 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Intern - Intern

I worked at Woodside Petroleum for less than a year

Pros

Challenging projects, down to earth managers, good team members

Cons

I haven't found any yet

Current Employee - Petroleum Engineer

I have been working at Oil Search full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Flexibility, Work from Home, Salary, Beautiful City, Harbourside lifestyle

Cons

No other oil company in Sydney, no competition, high cost of living in Sydney

Advice to Management

Understand long term plan and stick to it so that the company and employees are clear on direction

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