BP
3.5 of 5 704 reviews
www.bp.com London, United Kingdom 5000+ Employees

BP Reviews

Updated Apr 22, 2014
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3.5 704 reviews

                             

86% Approve of the CEO

BP Group Chief Executive of BP Robert Dudley

Robert Dudley

(296 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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Good place to work if you don't get caught up in office politics

Software Engineer (Former Employee)
Texas City, TX (US)

I worked at BP full-time for more than 3 years

ProsThe company values and culture are essentially the same as many other large corporations. The potential for promotions is high if you're competent. BP takes very good care of their employees.

ConsFrom my experience, there were many incompetent people that had an impact on the workplace. Basically, this means that important decisions were made by people that didn't really know what they were doing, but they were in jobs that were responsible for decisions. They would discount advice from true experts because of political maneuvering.

Advice to Senior ManagementEnhance your interview process to make sure you get quality management or hire from within to make sure you get proven results.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great career move

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

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

ProsBP's name opens doors with customers/suppliers
Big focus on your safety
Lots of training
Bonus scheme is generous if you are in a successful division

ConsSlow to make decisions
Sunbury is an expensive area

Advice to Senior ManagementSpend more time with customers

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Very good experience

Planner (Current Employee)
Houston, TX (US)

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

Prosworking environment, focus on learning

Consjob security and communication on status

Advice to Senior Managementmore focus on people & their careers

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

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Good company but due to size, much burocracy

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at BP full-time for more than 8 years

Prosbenefits are good, salaries are competitive

Consburocracy, red tape, mgmt. levels

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

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quite good to its employee

Project Manager (Current Employee)
Houston, TX (US)

I have been working at BP full-time for more than 3 years

Prosprovide opportunities to move inside the company;
support training; offer diverse training courses;
relationship dominated working environment

Consslow and sometimes hard to move things forward as the company is risk averse.
much emphasis on safety, compliance

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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I was very pleased

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

I worked at BP full-time for more than 8 years

ProsThey are very good to work for

ConsI cannot think of any thing wrong to say

Advice to Senior ManagementI enjoyed it very much

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great Benefits

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Houston, TX (US)

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

ProsBenefits, work-life balacne in some areas

ConsNot many advance opportunities. In the past there was great movement and plenty of room for advancement. Without of lot of the businesses being sold there isn't anywhere to go in the company. Most of the people that move and advance are those that know a lot of people in high places.

Advice to Senior ManagementManagers need more people management training.

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

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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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