BG Group Reviews

Updated 29 Jul 2020

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4.2
87%
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BG Group Chief Executive Helge Lund
Helge Lund
68 Ratings
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  • "Not always a good work-life balance(in 9 reviews)

  • "No longer here having been taken over by Shell, was a bit cliquey , not so good on diversity, some management were a bit complacent(in 8 reviews)

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  1. "BG Group"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BG Group full-time

    Pros

    Interesting work, reward, colleagues, management

    Cons

    very intensive on occasion, with high workload

  2. "Good company to work for"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Lead Drilling Engineer in Reading, England

    I worked at BG Group full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Work life balance, pay, culture

    Cons

    Sometimes diffcult to secure progression opportunities


  3. "Very successful medium size company"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Exploration Manager in Reading, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BG Group full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great people, friendly collaborative environment Sound business model

    Cons

    Bloated middle management structure - too much deadwood

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  4. "Geophysicst"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Geophysicist in Reading, England
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BG Group full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good people like a family, technically good, wide variety of work, responsibility from early in career with good graduate development programme.

    Cons

    No longer here having been taken over by Shell, was a bit cliquey , not so good on diversity, some management were a bit complacent

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  5. "Best Company"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Geologist in Reading, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BG Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Dynamic , technological driven , good environment

    Cons

    Defined benefit pension scheme was canceled

  6. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at BG Group full-time

    Pros

    This is a great place to work

    Cons

    None really - this is a great place to work

  7. "Good company"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at BG Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Generally my colleagues were a good bunch of people. - Reasonably flat organisational structure compared to other companies I've worked for - At best, you would be working on big projects and having a real say in the outcomes

    Cons

    - Work was not always interesting

  8. "Was good place"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Reservoir Engineer in Reading, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at BG Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    was allowed to do the way you think is right

    Cons

    HQ was closed due to Shell take over

  9. "Small but perfectly formed company"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BG Group full-time

    Pros

    great progression opportunities, great benefits; onsite gym

    Cons

    location out of london; inflexibility on working practices

  10. "Rewarding experience"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BG Group full-time

    Pros

    Excellent international opportunities, exposure to wide range of projects and senior management decision making.

    Cons

    Location with office based in a reading.

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