Petrofac Reviews

Updated 15 May 2021

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Petrofac Group Chief Executive Ayman Asfari
Ayman Asfari
346 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good working environment, competitive salary(in 34 reviews)

  • "Good opportunity in oil and gas(in 33 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Long working hours and difficult conditions(in 33 reviews)

  • "A bit difficult for work-life balance due longer hours of working(in 26 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Ok company

      6 Feb 2021 - Operations Assistant in Aberdeen, Scotland, Scotland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      decent work home life mix good rate of pay

      Cons

      Short term contract and downturn in the sector

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    2. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Challenging

      29 Apr 2021 - Head of Investor Relations in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good people, generally Potentially good exposure to the energy transition Exciting new CEO to drive strategy

      Cons

      Cost cutting mode, constantly. Limited scope for pay rises or bonuses

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    3. 1.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Toxic Work Env - Senior Management Terrible

      6 May 2021 - IT Manager in Aberdeen, Scotland, Scotland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Salary is Ok but probably better out there for the hours/workload

      Cons

      Toxic work env, senior management unrealistic and not very compassionate

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    4. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Average

      20 Apr 2021 - Drilling Engineer in Aberdeen, Scotland, Scotland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      There is a wide variety of projects

      Cons

      Sub par salary compared to rest of industry

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    5. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Poor atmosphere

      15 Feb 2021 - Accounts Payable in Aberdeen, Scotland, Scotland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good money to be made

      Cons

      Office politics and a negative environment

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Best company I’ve worked for

      14 Jan 2021 - Contracts 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      So flexible and understanding with work if having personal issues

      Cons

      To date have had no bad experiences

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    7. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Could be better

      18 Feb 2021 - Administrator in Aberdeen, Scotland, Scotland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Working with good people that try to make a difference

      Cons

      low pay, company uncertainty, didn't always feel valued

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    8. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 8 years

      Varied job, but progression is actively discouraged

      31 Jan 2021 - Survival and Marine Instructor in Aberdeen, Scotland, Scotland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Varied job, active and can be fun - the team make it worthwhile

      Cons

      Will not allow you to progress - And i quote "the job is dead mans shoes"

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good

      2 Dec 2020 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good sick pay and overtime opportunities

      Cons

      Repetitive and poor progress opportunities

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good Company

      4 Nov 2020 - Rotating Equipment Engineer in Portsmouth, South East England, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      It is a good Company

      Cons

      Too much work load and tight deadlines

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