Tullow Oil Reviews

Updated 7 Jan 2021

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Tullow Oil CEO and Director Aidan J. Heavey (no image)
Aidan J. Heavey
42 Ratings
Pros
Cons
  • "Business influenced by so many factors especially at Exploration phase(in 4 reviews)

  • "Uncertainty of Oil and Gas industry causing lack of job security(in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Good company to work for"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Project Director in London, England

    I worked at Tullow Oil full-time

    Pros

    A great Culture with strong Values and fantastic People

    Cons

    A poor LTIP and weak Senior Management

  2. "Good Company"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Advisor in London, England
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Tullow Oil full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Work life balance and Diversity.

    Cons

    Compensation, career opportunity for efficient employees.


  3. "Debt laden company in an unloved industry"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - EHS Advisor 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Tullow Oil full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Flexible working, holistic remuneration package

    Cons

    Senior management needs to be refreshed

  4. "Great Company to Work For"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Internal Audit Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Tullow Oil full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    A lot of positives to look back on despite the unfortunate direction of the company. Good opportunities, varied work, great people to work with (and below the top-level

    Cons

    Position of the company, but with some hope of turnaround.

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  5. "This was an exceptional company to work for in terms of remuneration, career development and overall work life balance."

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Commercial Adviser in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Tullow Oil full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Get every other Friday off. Very good training programs and initiatives Employee centric

    Cons

    Overall challenges in the oil and gas industry so future quite uncertain. Major cost-cutting industry-wide, as a result, many benefits could've been curtailed.

  6. "Average Company"

    1.0
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    Current Employee - Adviser 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Tullow Oil full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    good people, work hard play hard ethos

    Cons

    overly focussed on shareholders and lenders to the detriment of employees

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  7. "great company to work for"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Service Delivery Manager in Yateley, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Tullow Oil full-time

    Pros

    value their employees, flexible working,

    Cons

    career uncertainty due to company downsize

  8. "Engineer"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Engineer 

    I worked at Tullow Oil full-time

    Pros

    good salary and flexi time

    Cons

    no room for development and management is corrupt

  9. "Double standards"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Supply Chain in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Tullow Oil full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    If you were one of the COO's club you were grand

    Cons

    If you did not falsify your experience to please the COO you were not grand

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  10. "Working for Tullow Oil"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - IT Project Manager in Chiswick, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Tullow Oil full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    An amazing place to work, up your skills and to be appreciated for your work.

    Cons

    New steering committee wanted a change but the same "old mentality" people are still working for the company.

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