Devon Energy Reviews

Updated 2 May 2021

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Devon Energy President, CEO, and Director John Richels
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230 Ratings
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  • "It's oil and gas, so very volatile(in 15 reviews)

  • "Not enough transparency from upper management, tend to hide things until last minute(in 11 reviews)

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  1. "Thv. C"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Devon Energy full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work. Good atmosphere

    Cons

    Good. No dislikes. Nothing bad

  2. "nice place to work"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    hardwark honesty working time dot

    Cons

    bad timing income cost gost


  3. "A good company that has some issues"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Professional in Noida
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Devon Energy full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good benefits, Fair balance between work/life balance, good people

    Cons

    Last 5 years has turned into a layoff culture, politics played in certain divisions, upper management's decisions are made on a per quarter basis to add shareholder value, advancement has stalled due to flattening of management levels and layoffs.

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  4. "Great company"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Plant Operator 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Devon Energy full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    The pay was great. Great benefits.

    Cons

    The company is too heavy.

  5. "Good Comapny, great people"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Petroleum Engineer in Walsall, England, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Devon Energy full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    people, assets, culture, benefits, work life balance

    Cons

    senior leadership, morale, recent culture

  6. "Great Company"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Human Resources Specialist in Walsall, England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Worklife Balance, Hard working & talented colleagues, challenging work and good benefits.

    Cons

    frequent workforce reductions have been mentally taxing to endure - work grinds to a slow down for 6 weeks prior and takes some time to adjust to all the organizational changes afterwards

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  7. "Great company to work for"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Reservoir Engineer in Oklahoma City, OK

    I worked at Devon Energy full-time

    Pros

    Good people and interesting work

    Cons

    Canadian portion of Devon was sold to CNRL

  8. "Lacking Accountability"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Geoscientist in Oklahoma City, OK

    I worked at Devon Energy full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Salary, perks, interesting problems to solve

    Cons

    No accountability for toxic or unproductive employees

  9. "Nice and Quality minded corporation"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Human Resources and Administrative Manager in Oklahoma City, OK
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Devon Energy full-time

    Pros

    Reliable, one of the best corporation Deals on quality products

    Cons

    Have a high integrity and good qualification

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  10. "Loved this company"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Manager in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Devon Energy full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Progressive, strong company values and a place where most enjoyed meaningful work.

    Cons

    Weak leadership at the top (US) and poor stock performance

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