Oil Search Reviews

Updated 10 Jul 2020

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3.5
69%
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81%
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Oil Search Managing Director Peter Botten
Peter Botten
15 Ratings
  1. "Oraganisation just ok"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Production in Port Moresby
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Oil Search full-time

    Pros

    Wonderful teammates Potential upside with future projects

    Cons

    New aggressive management leadership style Old Fields, recurring issues

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  2. "Great company"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Chemical Engineer in Port Moresby

    I have been working at Oil Search full-time

    Pros

    Great company and great people to work with.

    Cons

    I don't have any cons to mention.

  3. "not good for challenge man"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Applications Engineer in Taipei
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Oil Search full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Steady make a relationship in customers if you want to get a good job.

    Cons

    Borning in work Have to bear a bad manager

  4. "Positive experience"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Geoscientist in Sydney

    I worked at Oil Search full-time

    Pros

    A lot of technical expertise

    Cons

    New CEO has a very aggressive strategy that does not match with the company values (previous)

  5. Helpful (1)

    "A lot of good people working within an inflexible system"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Security and Crisis Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Oil Search full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The pay is very good, or at least it was at first.

    Cons

    The organization has no sense of itself and is not flexible, adaptable, or accepting of new methods.

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  6. Helpful (1)

    "Top PNG operator with small minded attitude"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Commercial Analyst in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Oil Search full-time

    Pros

    The company really support work balance, embracing equality and investing on PNG people where they operate. Generous paid compare to others and five stars office environment with some great people to work with.

    Cons

    There are many incompetent leaders that can’t make decision yet clinging to their history or senior management connection. It’s ‘who’ you know than ‘what’ you can offer in this company that matters. Silo mentality because of some senior leaders afraid of sharing information and prefer hearing external consultant recommendation than their own staff.

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  7. "A good job"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Applications Engineer in Suzhou, Jiangsu
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Oil Search full-time

    Pros

    Work and life balance. Frequent biz trip. Have training in Germany.

    Cons

    Real tech is not in suzhou. salary is low

  8. "Good place to work learning"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Applications Engineer in Hyderābād
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Oil Search full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Salary increment, work support, load sharing

    Cons

    Working time, traveling, bonus

  9. "Good Place to work"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Drilling Technical Assistant in Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Oil Search full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    It is a great place to work

    Cons

    unfortunately the oil and gas industry is an unstable industry in unstable countries.

  10. Helpful (1)

    "Clueless management, lots of politics"

    1.0
     

    I worked at Oil Search

    Pros

    Nice office and decent benefits

    Cons

    Workplace bullying Clueless management Lots of politics

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