Headquarters Houston, TX
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1923
Type Company - Public (RDC)
Industry Oil, Gas, Energy & Utilities
Revenue £500 million to £1 billion (GBP) per year

Rowan Companies is a global provider of offshore contract drilling services, founded more than 90 years ago on the principle that “people are more important than machines and tools.” We are focused on three priorities: highest customer satisfaction, strong financial returns, and making this the best place to work in our industry.

We are a market leader with one of the...

Mission: To be recognized by our customers as the most efficient and capable provider of demanding contract drilling services.

Rowan Companies – Why Work For Us?

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Rowan Companies is a global provider of offshore contract drilling services in the ultra-deepwater and shallow water market with a fleet of 34 offshore drilling units, including four ultra-deepwater drillships, three of which are currently under construction, and 30 jack-up rigs, 19 of which are rated high-specification. The Company's fleet is located worldwide, including West Africa, the Middle East, the North Sea, Trinidad, Southeast Asia, the Mediterranean and the Gulf of Mexico.

Operating on the principle that people are more important than machines and tools, we back our state-of-the-art equipment with an experienced leadership team and highly-skilled operating crews. These dedicated employees are the power behind the Rowan legacy of operational excellence that spans over 90 years.

The Future

With our exceptional team of employees and strong operational reputation, our market leading position in high-quality equipment and our strong balance sheet, Rowan is designed for success and prepared to face the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.

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Rowan Companies President and Chief Executive Officer Thomas P. Burke

Thomas P. Burke

President and Chief Executive Officer

Well-run drilling and rig construction company focused on operational excellence

  Former Employee in Houston, TX (US)

Pros: Down-to-earth, sensible people working hard to deliver offshore resources. A great team built primarily / historically on merit-based promotions awarded to folks who started at the bottom. Full Review

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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Houston, TX (US) – Reviewed Jul 15, 2014

Interview Details Having completed an online application I was contacted within a week or so with an invitation to come for interview. Interview was very informal. It was more of a discussion about the job than competence based interview. Verbal offer was made on the day.Full Interview

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Rowan Companies Awards and Accolades

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Houston's Top Workplaces, Houston Chronicle, 2012
Houston's Top Workplaces, Houston Chronicle, 2013
100 Fastest Growing Companies, Fortune, 2008
The Houston Chronicle 100, The Houston Chronicle, 2008
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