Newfield Exploration Reviews

Updated 6 Aug 2020

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Newfield Exploration Chairman, President, and CEO Lee K. Boothby (no image)
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  1. "Great Company"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Newfield Exploration full-time

    Pros

    Work atmosphere, benefits, bonuses, culture

    Cons

    Sold to Encana - lost good Newfield Employees

  2. "Positive and fulfilling"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Manager in The Woodlands, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Newfield Exploration full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great benefits, beautiful office and intelligent colleagues

    Cons

    lack of direction and leadership, work life balance non existent

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  3. "Fast paced, constant changes but learned a lot"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Newfield Exploration full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great people, exposure to new things

    Cons

    There was an insane workload

  4. "Great company"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Treasury Analyst in The Woodlands, TX

    I worked at Newfield Exploration full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Awesome benefits, flexible schedule, nice offices.

    Cons

    Was bought out by another company

  5. "My time at Newfield Exploration before being bought out."

    5.0
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    Former Employee - IT Business Systems Analyst 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Newfield Exploration full-time

    Pros

    When it was open, it was very structured, following ITLM protocols, best practices, a strong Infra, InfoSec, and overall support structure.

    Cons

    A little lagging on emerging tech. A big fan of on-prem data filers, slow on the cloud adoption.

  6. "Great company"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Newfield Exploration full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great company too sad it’s gone!

    Cons

    No 9/80 policy, most competitors did

  7. "Excellent company to work"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Human Resources Leader 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Newfield Exploration full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good salary, benefits. Collegues are friendly.

    Cons

    hope can be more stable

  8. "excellent company with excellent benefits"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Manager in Denver, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Newfield Exploration full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great people that work as a team

    Cons

    Typical corporate politics that you would see anywhere

  9. "Great place"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Newfield Exploration full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great pay. Great group of people

    Cons

    Nothing. Best Job I ever had

  10. "Sad closing between Encana and Newfield"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Engineer in The Woodlands, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Newfield Exploration full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great people, nice building, good company values

    Cons

    After the announcement, the culture changed overnight

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