Oil Search Reviews

Updated 29 Jul 2020

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3.5
65%
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Oil Search Managing Director Peter Botten
Peter Botten
15 Ratings
  1. "Was good experience"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Oil Search full-time

    Pros

    Type of the job, the area, the shift pattern, the money

    Cons

    There was quite a few but were miners

  2. "A company in transition"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Vice President in Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Oil Search full-time

    Pros

    ambition. strong role in community

    Cons

    difficult times in a industry in transition


  3. "Review"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in Sydney

    I have been working at Oil Search full-time

    Pros

    Good overall company core values - partnerships, social responsibility, integrity, sustainable development and commitment to local communities in every location Oil Search operate

    Cons

    Immature in processes, systems and procedures relative to other Oil & Gas Companies operating in the same space.

  4. "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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  5. "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.

  6. "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

  7. "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)

  8. 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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  9. Helpful (1)

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

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • 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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  10. "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

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