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Anadarko Petroleum Reviews

Updated 23 Jun 2019

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52%
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R. A. Walker
178 Ratings
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  • "Significant turnover in upper management straining organizational identity(in 14 reviews)

  • "Volatility of oil and gas, uncertainty in future of industry(in 13 reviews)

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  1. "Good Opportunity"

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    Current Employee - IT Network Administrator 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Anadarko Petroleum full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good people Good pay and benefits

    Cons

    Little training opportunities Minimal advancement opportunities Overall poor work ethics Code of ethics is preached, but not practiced Contractors generally regarded as a lesser status than employees

    Advice to Management

    Take greater opportunities to learn the ambitions and needs or your people. Many good personnel end up leaving because a lack or communication and opportunity for career advancement.

    Anadarko Petroleum2019-06-24
  2. "From family to a number"

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    Current Employee - I&E Technician in The Woodlands, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Anadarko Petroleum full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    The pay is good it’s at or above industry standards. The bonuses are good you just have to play the social game. Vacation is based on age not seniority at the company, which is how it should be.

    Cons

    There is no feeling of true care and concern like they state in their values. This was an amazing company to work for before the FMOG acquisition now there is a feeling of deception as far as the way the legacy FMOG were ranked and brought on with APC job levels. We have been told things that were total lies about how promotions are awarded and the structure of bonus payouts. There is also rampant sexism, racism, and...

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    Advice to Management

    Truly take the values to heart, they are very good and if followed would make a big difference. Be aware of cultural biases, racist and bigoted remarks they are out of control.

    Anadarko Petroleum2019-06-03
  3. "Good company"

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    Current Employee - Land Analyst in Midland, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Anadarko Petroleum full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great benefits and work life balance

    Cons

    Being sold to oxy creates job uncertainty

    Anadarko Petroleum2019-05-26
  4. "Best Job ever"

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    Current Employee - Technical Support in Cheyenne, WY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The people are great, everyone cares about doing a great job, about the environment, and getting everyone home safely. It's a fast-paced and high motivation workplace

    Cons

    Parking can be a trick, to get a good spot you need to be an early bird.

    Anadarko Petroleum2019-05-14
  5. "over all a great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Operator III in Platteville, CO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Anadarko Petroleum full-time

    Pros

    good pay and benefits PTO is great

    Cons

    If you get promoted is in your direct supervisors control, therefore if there is a personality conflict you will go no where despite your production.

    Anadarko Petroleum2019-05-09
  6. "Changed"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Anadarko Petroleum full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Depending on where you support, people are the heartbeat of this place.

    Cons

    Leadership is not what it used to be

    Anadarko Petroleum2019-05-23
  7. "Good place to work still but culture is changing."

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    Current Employee - Staff Geophysicist in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Anadarko Petroleum full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Culture, compensation, great PTO, nice location.

    Cons

    Executives are not investing in the future of the company.

    Advice to Management

    Hope you think about the people that work at APC as you sell the company to Chevron or Occidental.

    Anadarko Petroleum2019-05-08
  8. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Measurement Technician 
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Anadarko Petroleum full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great pay and time off.

    Cons

    The company is in a merger.

    Anadarko Petroleum2019-05-06
  9. "Good place terrible management"

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    Current Employee - Engineer 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Anadarko Petroleum full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good pay lots of work

    Cons

    Management has no idea what’s going on

    Advice to Management

    Learn how an oil company makes money. Offshore does not work on us onshore shale production play

    Anadarko Petroleum2019-05-03
  10. "Awesome work life balance, great schedules, excellent pay and benefits"

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    Current Employee - Operator III in Denver, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Anadarko Petroleum full-time

    Pros

    Best company to work for

    Cons

    I have no cons to report

    Anadarko Petroleum2019-05-02
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