Canadian Natural Resources Reviews

Updated 13 Sep 2020

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3.2
58%
Recommend to a Friend
84%
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Canadian Natural Resources President Steve W. Laut (no image)
Steve W. Laut
130 Ratings
Pros
  • "Rewarding, Good Pay, Good Coworkers(in 23 reviews)

  • "The management team is great, and the savings plan is awesome(in 20 reviews)

Cons
  • "Food options in camp are a bit of a hit & miss (so a few ppl do bring their own food); there was no progression matrix set up for admins in early 2016(in 13 reviews)

  • "Success sometimes requires long hours and dedicated work(in 12 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Avoid"

    1.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Canadian Natural Resources full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Shares and salary are ok

    Cons

    Really unpleasant place to work. Full of out dated ideas and run by old men

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  2. "Goods and Bads"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Mining Engineer in Fort MacKay, AB

    I worked at Canadian Natural Resources full-time

    Pros

    - Good place to get experience - You get rotated among different positions

    Cons

    - Low salary compared to industry


  3. "Great place to work with great people"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Contract Administrator 

    I worked at Canadian Natural Resources full-time

    Pros

    Small teams means you get to work with great people on a 1-2-1 basis everyday and learn a lot

    Cons

    During the downturn things were hard.

  4. "Good company"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Calgary, AB

    I have been working at Canadian Natural Resources full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    good for career growth and training

    Cons

    each dept. has its own management style

  5. "CNRL"

    2.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engineer 

    I worked at Canadian Natural Resources full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    working environment, colleagues are supportive

    Cons

    management not always understand reality

  6. "Large company environment"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Oil and Gas in Brooks, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Canadian Natural Resources full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Steady work, and solid infrastructure.

    Cons

    Your just a number, and they can be very intolerant to mistakes.

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  7. "They will reward you."

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Supervisor/Business Analyst, Accounts Payable in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Canadian Natural Resources full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great open door policy with management.

    Cons

    Can get very involved with growth if you don’t watch your work/life balance.

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  8. "its a job"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Operator in Peace River, AB
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Canadian Natural Resources full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    its a paycheck, and industry competitive pay

    Cons

    employee well being and quality of life is not their strong suit

  9. "Not Recommended"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Mining Engineer In Training in Fort McMurray, AB
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Canadian Natural Resources full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Not any good memories from the company

    Cons

    No opportunity for learning any new skill

  10. "Tough Environment"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Supply Management Professional in Calgary, AB
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Canadian Natural Resources full-time

    Pros

    Reasonable compensation, good stock plan if managed well, stable teams

    Cons

    Extremely lean work culture, extremely minimal flexibility, advancement almost impossible, zero autonomy

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