Marathon Oil Reviews

Updated Nov 17, 2021

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3.6
60%
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Marathon Oil CEO Lee Tillman
Lee Tillman
155 Ratings
Pros
  • "Excellent benefits work life balance(in 51 reviews)

  • "They pay well and have a 9/80 work schedule(in 37 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Company needs offshore exploration success(in 9 reviews)

  • "The new management does not value works done by geo-scientists(in 7 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Good

      Aug 10, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Fantastic opportunities if you are one of their own. The will work hard to teach you and imoulse you forward

      Cons

      If outsider i.e from another country opportunities aren't as available. You really need to push for it

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Production

      Jan 3, 2021 - Technician 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Excellent Company, could recommend enough.

      Cons

      None at all, all good

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      A good company with a bad rota

      Jul 14, 2019 - Instrument Technician in Aberdeen, Scotland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      A great crew and a great management approach

      Cons

      3/3 shift rota. Poor offshore facilities.

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    4. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Aging platform

      Jun 14, 2019 - Mechanical Technician in Aberdeen, Scotland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      On the rig there is a good bunch of guys, great banter

      Cons

      Find the accomidation old and tatty due to them being old platforms, bad food.

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    5. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Offshore Production Tech

      Apr 29, 2019 - Production Technician in Aberdeen, Scotland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Money and time off. The people I work with are a great bunch of blokes. Very friendly.

      Cons

      They changed rota from 2 weeks on 3 weeks off to 3 on and 3 of. Very long time away from family. We had no choice. This is extremely tiring and there is a lot of depression out here. People getting very down.

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    6. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Marathon Oil offshore

      Apr 6, 2019 - Offshore Production Technician in Aberdeen, Scotland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great salary and benefits package

      Cons

      Have a tendency to overcomplicate the job at hand and expect too much from their employees

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    7. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Overall a good employer

      Oct 21, 2017 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good salary, bonus, and benefits

      Cons

      Poor culture at times from Corporate management

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    8. 1.0
      Former Employee

      Amazing company ruined single handedly by CEO and CFO!

      Jan 15, 2016 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great people - except new senior leadership team that new CEO brought in to surround himself with self praise.

      Cons

      It really was an amazing company, but the CEO has destroyed it by his incredible decisions to focus only on the US shale play (great job Lee!). You used to be able to speak up and give opinions, you now lose your job for doing so!

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    9. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      oh no

      Nov 30, 2015 - Mechanical Technician in Aberdeen, Scotland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      the management changes over the past 5 years have not benefitted the company it seems to have lost it's directions

      Cons

      To much experience and knowledge has been lost in such a short space of time.

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    10. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 8 years

      Mixed experience

      Apr 28, 2015 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Work with some great people on interesting projects, value driven, - small enough company to 'get involved'.

      Cons

      Do not handle change well especially in terms of communication, as well as great people there are some non team players who are difficult to work with, a US focus means international often gets ignored.

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