Qatar Petroleum Reviews

Updated 12 Sep 2020

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3.9
73%
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82%
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Qatar Petroleum Chairman & Managing Director Dr. Mohammed Bin Saleh Al-Sada (no image)
Dr. Mohammed Bin Saleh Al-Sada
105 Ratings
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  • "Minimal career growth In the company(in 10 reviews)

  • "Not given any credits to the services put in these years only for the reason "Qatarization" and not that I am unfit(in 9 reviews)

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  1. "QP Review"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - HSE (Safety) in Aberdeen, Scotland
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Qatar Petroleum full-time

    Pros

    Salary, Benefits, Location, Health Care, Travel allowance

    Cons

    Climate, Language, Silo'd, communication, appraisals.

  2. Helpful (9)

    "Limited career progression and no training for Expat staff"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Senior Engineer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Qatar Petroleum

    Pros

    Good Company, Excellent benefits, Expectation is to work your standard contracted hours. Neither management nor staff are expected to work extra hours.

    Cons

    Qatarization program in place, Locals get promoted only for just being in the office, not for what they can do. Very very limited career progression No training budget for expat staff

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  3. Helpful (1)

    "Senior Engineer"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Qatar Petroleum full-time

    Pros

    Nice Office, clean, tidy, canteen

    Cons

    No work, development of engineers, poor leadership

  4. "Good Company to settle down"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Team Lead in Doha
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Qatar Petroleum full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    1) Good company to work for and the projects are good 2) Good pay and perks

    Cons

    No career progression for expats

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  5. "Good place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior IT Technician in Doha
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Qatar Petroleum full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good payment, good benefits in all

    Cons

    Job title may change anytime

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  6. "a little note"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Data Manager in Doha

    I have been working at Qatar Petroleum full-time

    Pros

    very good. nice weather in the office

    Cons

    there aren't any, i am happy

  7. "Great company to work for if you do not seek any growth or development."

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Analyst in Doha
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Qatar Petroleum full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good pay. Great work-life balance. Complex and extensive business, with plenty of opportunity for interesting work.

    Cons

    No growth or formal development. Bureaucratic processes and silo mentality.

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Qatar petroleum teacher"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Teacher 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Qatar Petroleum full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Qatar petroleum is great because the salary for teachers is high

    Cons

    The weather in Qatar is very warm

  9. "Ruthless employer, no ethics. Follows hiring and firing policy. Full of dirty politics"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Planning Engineer in Doha
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Qatar Petroleum full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    No pros to be mentioned except salary on time.

    Cons

    Job security, carrier growth, politics. Worst treatment after lay offs.

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  10. "Qatar Petroleum"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Production Superintendent in Doha
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Qatar Petroleum full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Very good company to work for, pay grades are very competitive and fair

    Cons

    Once you turn 60 years of age, you are thrown away.

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