BP
3.5 of 5 695 reviews
www.bp.com London, United Kingdom 5000+ Employees

BP Reviews

Updated Apr 16, 2014
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3.5 695 reviews

                             

86% Approve of the CEO

BP Group Chief Executive of BP Robert Dudley

Robert Dudley

(292 ratings)

74% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "The work environment is fairly relaxed in most cases and the work life balance is decent"
    in 104 reviews
  • "Great environment and locations to work at Great pay and benefits as well as 401k"
    in 28 reviews
Cons:
  • "Some position will require a lot of commitment, resulting work-life balance problem"
    in 17 reviews
  • "Issues are buried within the team without letting escalation to Senior Management"
    in 12 reviews
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Joined 3 months back looks like a company which wants long term relations with India

Head Administration (Current Employee)
Mumbai

I have been working at BP full-time for less than a year

ProsVery strong HSSE culture, wants to invest in India. Takes good care of staff and contractors also.
Very strong govt. relationship

ConsOnly in India since one year. In partnership with Reliance. Need to wait and watch with new projects

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the good work

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Professionally satisfying

Senior Manager (Current Employee)
Mumbai

I have been working at BP

ProsAwesome company, which provides lot of opportunities to grow and learn

ConsLarge Conglomerate, can get lost in the crowd

Advice to Senior ManagementNone

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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It was a very good experience

Landman/Land Tech (Former Employee)
Houston, TX (US)

I worked at BP full-time for more than 10 years

ProsAll the people are very nice

ConsI could not find any cons

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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BP really cares about it's employees.

Engineer (Current Employee)
Naperville, IL (US)

I have been working at BP full-time for more than 8 years

ProsStrong focus on developing people. Many opportunities to move to different areas of the company and learn new things. Experience different cultures.

ConsIt can take a long time to work projects through the process. IT seems to hinder progress on any project.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great company but high pressure

Financial Analyst (Former Employee)
Anchorage, AK (US)

I worked at BP full-time for more than 5 years

ProsWell managed, great benefits, lots of opportunity for growth

ConsHigh pressure environment, performance is key

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the good work

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Backbone PMO Global Change Lead

Senior Change Management Manager (Current Employee)

I have been working at BP as a contractor for less than a year

ProsHighly professional and driven teams with high expectation and commitment.
Driven goals and achievements throughout the company

ConsOffice location is sometimes hard to get in and out off but hopefully the move in November with help this

Advice to Senior ManagementGreat teams of motivated staff who know and understand the needs of the company
recongnise this and continue to keep the teams motivated and the company and backbone prgramme will
carry on getting better

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good solid job

Geophysicist (Current Employee)
Houston, TX (US)

I have been working at BP full-time for more than 8 years

ProsLots of diversity: women, people of color, gay people, very unlike other companies in the energy sector except Chevron.

ConsJob performance ratings and satisfaction depends on your manager's personality, not your actual performance, and managers change every two years max.

Advice to Senior ManagementPlease stop talking about the Gulf.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Long Term Employer, but now layoffs

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at BP

ProsGreat people, career advancement programs

ConsLots of jobs leaving the U.S. due to high cost of doing business.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great company for work life balance if you can handle the politics.

Drilling Engineer (Current Employee)
Houston, TX (US)

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

ProsWhen having a family with little to no support around you they do a good job allowing you to take care of them and there are plenty of business opportunities available for you to move around.

ConsThe bureaucracy is excessive and could crush you if you get lost in it.

Advice to Senior ManagementWe need to make decisions better and not waste so much time rushing projects to review that we know are not ready only to recycle them.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Very well work-life balance, strong corporate colture

Purchasing (Former Employee)
Istanbul (Turkey)

I worked at BP full-time for more than a year

ProsStrong corporate culture, well work-life balance, employee empowerment, continuous change in the organization, high calibre management, respect, integrity

ConsSlow moving decision making, very late changes, sometimes defensive approach from the old culture employees, few trainings on employee capability improvement

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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