Anadarko Petroleum – Why Work For Us?

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undefinedAnadarko’s mission is to deliver a competitive and sustainable rate of return to shareholders by developing, acquiring and exploring for oil and natural gas resources vital to the world’s health and welfare.



A career in the geosciences at Anadarko empowers you to take ownership of your work and contribute in a meaningful way to finding and developing oil and natural gas resources. Hear what our talented geoscientists have to say about exciting and rewarding global opportunities at Anadarko. We’re planning for the future and looking for exceptional people to be a part of it.

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Committed to safely producing the energy we all need in a manner that protects the environment, public health and supports our communities. Energy is fundamental to modern existence. It is as important as clean air, water and affordable food. At Anadarko, we take our responsibility seriously to safely deliver resources to our energy-hungry world, and we hold true to our core values of integrity and trust, servant leadership, commercial focus, people and passion, and open communication in all of our business activities.

Anadarko is among the world's largest independent oil and natural gas exploration and production companies, with 2.79 billion barrels of oil equivalent (BBOE) of proved reserves at year-end 2013. 

The company's portfolio of assets encompasses premier positions in the Rocky Mountains region, the southern United States and the Appalachian Basin. The company also is a premier deepwater producer in the Gulf of Mexico, and has production in Alaska, Algeria and Ghana with additional exploration opportunities in West Africa, Mozambique, Kenya, South Africa, Colombia, Guyana and New Zealand. 

2013 Company Achievements

  • Delivered record sales volumes, including a 7% year-over-year increase in daily sales volumes
  • Accelerated approximately $4.5 billion of value through asset monetizations
  • Achieved first oil at the El Merk mega project in Algeria
  • Advanced Lucius, Heidelberg and TEN deepwater projects
  • Increased shareholder yield by doubling the common stock dividend
  • Continued industry-leading exploration track record with a 67% deepwater exploration/appraisal success rate

Growth Strategy

Sustainable & Profitable

  • Identify and commercialize resources
  • Explore in high-potential, proven basins
  • Employ global business development approach
  • Ensure financial discipline and flexibility

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undefinedAt Anadarko, we set ambitious goals and take disciplined risks to achieve them.  We need individuals who will take on that challenge.  Anadarko is planning for the future and we want you to be part of it.


A career in the geosciences at Anadarko empowers you to take ownership of your work and contribute in a meaningful way to finding and developing oil and natural gas resources. Hear what our talented geoscientists have to say about exciting and rewarding global opportunities at Anadarko. We’re planning for the future and looking for exceptional people to be a part of it.


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Job and Career Opportunities

The employees of Anadarko strive for excellence in all that we do. We know the best vision in the world will not be realized without the right people. At Anadarko, we set ambitious goals and take disciplined risks to achieve them. We need individuals who will take on this challenge. We’re planning for the future and looking for exceptional people to be part of it.





Corporate Values

Values we live by:

  • Integrity and trust
  • Servant leadership
  • People and passion
  • Commercial focus
  • Open communication

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We value our employees and want them to have peace of mind knowing that the benefit programs selected are designed to provide security for employees and their family. We provide:

  • One of the most comprehensive benefits packages in the industry
  • Coverage for employees and eligible dependents
  • Many benefits fully funded by Anadarko--others are shared costs between Anadarko and the employee
  • Online access 24/7
  • Varied benefits depending on international location


U.S.-Based Employee Benefits

The benefits below are for U.S.-based employees only. At the corporate offices in The Woodlands, employees have access to an on-site medical clinic with a staff physician and occupational health nurse, as well as a fitness center, both of which are at no cost to the employee.

Anadarko has also partnered with local and national companies to offer discounted rates for employees on items such as tickets for entertainment venues, automobiles, computers, software and accessories.


Benefit                                                                                                Cost Paid By


Medical Insurance Employee & Anadarko
Dental Insurance Employee & Anadarko
Vision Insurance Employee
Employee Assistance Program Anadarko
Basic Life Insurance Anadarko
Supplemental Life Insurance Employee
Basic Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance Anadarko
Supplemental Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance Employee
Business Travel Accident Insurance Anadarko
Paid Time Off Anadarko
Extended Sick Leave Anadarko
Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance Anadarko
Flexible Spending Accounts Employee
Retirement Plan Anadarko
401(k) Employee Savings Plan Employee & Anadarko
Adoption Assistance Employee & Anadarko
Educational Assistance Program Employee & Anadarko
Survivor Financial Counseling Anadarko
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Anadarko is a company that makes things happen. Many opportunities exist for internships and positions for new college graduates. Discover Anadarko and start your career in a big way.

 
 
 
 
 

Anadarko is one of the largest independent oil and natural gas companies in the world.  We have built a legacy of growing our business by finding new supplies of oil and natural gas, and have demonstrated our success by replacing our annual production with new reserves for each of the past 25 years. Our projects create enormous career opportunities for people who are looking to turn their passion into a fulfilling career in the petroleum industry.

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    Very professional environment and nice people to work with. Everything is by the books, and there is a strict policy for everything.

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    I worked at Anadarko Petroleum full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great pay and benefits. Nice people and a variety of ages, types of people to work with.

    Cons

    Follow protocol for every minute detail.

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Anadarko Petroleum Interviews

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Anadarko Petroleum Awards and Accolades

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Top 100 Workplaces (Large Companies), The Denver Post, 2014
Houston's Top Workplaces, The Houston Chronicle, 2013
Denver Top Workplaces, The Denver Post, 2013
Denver Top Workplaces, The Denver Post, 2012
Houston's Top Workplaces, The Houston Chronicle, 2012
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Additional Info

Website www.anadarko.com
Headquarters The Woodlands, TX
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1959
Type Company - Public (APC)
Industry Oil, Gas, Energy & Utilities
Revenue ₹500+ billion (INR) per year

Anadarko is among the world’s largest independent oil and natural gas exploration and production companies, with corporate offices in the Woodland, Texas. Our deep and balanced portfolio of assets encompasses premier positions in major U.S. onshore shale and resource plays, and oil-focused opportunities in deep-water basins worldwide.
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