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BP Reviews

Updated Jul 26, 2014
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3.6 766 reviews

87% Approve of the CEO

BP Group Chief Executive of BP Robert Dudley

Robert Dudley

(328 ratings)

74% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • The work environment is fairly relaxed in most cases and the work life balance is decent (in 111 reviews)

  • Great environment and locations to work at Great pay and benefits as well as 401k (in 30 reviews)


Cons
  • Some position will require a lot of commitment, resulting work-life balance problem (in 19 reviews)

  • The senior management is a bit of a joke, its like lions being led by donkeys (in 16 reviews)

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    good

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    Prosit provide freedom to work instead of strict rules

    Consfew policies were hard to follow but they r intend for safety

    Advice to Senior Managementnotin

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Joined 3 months back looks like a company which wants long term relations with India

    Head Administration (Current Employee) Mumbai

    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

    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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    A great company to work for

    Maintenance Engineer (Current Employee)

    ProsGreat pay, benefits, and opportunities for development. The people I worked with were professional and valued my thoughts and opinions. Overall BP has a very good culture.

    ConsSome of BP's processes in their downstream segment are inefficient and can be frustrating, particularly their projects.

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    Enjoyed Job Experience

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsChallenging and rewarding work. Management supported its employees and kept them informed with frequent "Town Hall" meetings.

    ConsCompany exited out of solar manufacturing/development

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Many and varied roles provided excellent experiences.

    HSSE Project Manager (Former Employee) Houston, TX (US)

    ProsGood opportunities to gain experience and build skills.

    ConsCan be very political and bureaucratic.

    Advice to Senior ManagementContinue focus on standardization and transparency.

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

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    Great Work Life Balance

    Market Sector Lead (Former Employee) Melbourne (Australia)

    ProsThe staff programs and work/life balance are great. Xmas parties were good too.

    ConsNeeds some work making hard decisions

    Advice to Senior ManagementNeed to put in management that are willing to make the hard decisions. I believe the company will be transformed if this happens.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    I have enjoyed working at BP for the past 13 years.

    Financial Analyst (Current Employee) Houston, TX (US)

    ProsGreat people. Fun environment. Impressed with how the company and my collegues responded during the clean up of the gulf spill.

    ConsCannot stay in one position for too long or you are pigeon-holed to that department.

    Advice to Senior ManagementRegognize the silent-running not just the dynamic presenters

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    This oil business is contracting, not expanding!

    Procurement Specialist (Current Employee) Anchorage, AK (US)

    ProsSalary and benefits are likely the best in the region. Nice atmosphere if you can tolerate cube-living. Nice cafe and espresso bar.

    Consmiddle management usually dissatisfied with lack of advancement, resulting in management by intimidation and bullying. Senior management parks in the underground garage while the working stiffs park outside. In the Alaska winter.

    Advice to Senior ManagementClean house

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

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    2 years and more

    Dy Manager (Current Employee) London, England (UK)

    Prosvery good place to work.

    Consconcerned each and everybody and good benefits as well

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

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