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Newfield Exploration Reviews

Updated 21 Jul 2019

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Lee K. Boothby
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  1. "Great place"

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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

    Newfield Exploration2019-07-21
  2. "Sad closing between Encana and Newfield"

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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

    Advice to Management

    Management tried very hard to control the chaos, however they were unsuccessful

    Newfield Exploration2019-05-22
  3. "A family feel"

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    Former Employee - IT Operations Principal in The Woodlands, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great environment to work in. Many talented people.

    Cons

    Needed better understanding of what money was available for improvements to the bottom line.

    Advice to Management

    Share your vision for the department and seek feedback on that vision.

    Newfield Exploration2019-05-20
  4. "Family style"

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    Former Employee - Geoscientist in The Woodlands, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The company was run like a big family. No formal processes.

    Cons

    No formal processes. There were no infrastructure for company growth.

    Newfield Exploration2019-05-22
  5. "Great company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Accountant in The Woodlands, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Newfield Exploration full-time

    Pros

    Great company. Excellent benefits. It is extremely unfortunate the company was bought out.

    Cons

    The only con was the amount of favoritism.

    Newfield Exploration2019-03-28
  6. "Best E&P Employer Out There!"

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    Former Employee - Human Resources 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Compensation, culture, and incredible people

    Cons

    Lack of work life balance

    Newfield Exploration2019-03-18
  7. "One of the best"

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    Former Employee - Engineer 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company, great people, great benefits

    Cons

    Got acquired at end of 2018

    Newfield Exploration2019-03-09
  8. "Excellent benefits"

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    Former Employee - Executive Assistant 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits, great people, high expectations, high reward

    Cons

    Long hours, very demanding on the team.

    Newfield Exploration2019-03-07
  9. "Great Company but bought out by Encana"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in The Woodlands, TX
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    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Newfield Exploration full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great work/life balace, top notch benefits

    Cons

    Tough to move horizontally but thats because not many people leave

    Newfield Exploration2019-02-15
  10. "Some good, some bad"

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      Current Employee - Analyst, Reservoir Engineering 
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      Neutral Outlook
      No Opinion of CEO

      I have been working at Newfield Exploration full-time for more than 8 years

      Pros

      The pay and benefits are really good. Many of the people working there are dedicated and talented.

      Cons

      Communication is sparse and lacking, especially from upper management.

      Newfield Exploration2019-01-23
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