National Oilwell Varco Reviews

Updated 15 Sep 2020

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3.4
65%
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National Oilwell Varco President and Chief Executive Officer Clay C. Williams (no image)
Clay C. Williams
615 Ratings
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  • "Cyclical nature of the oil and gas industry(in 64 reviews)

  • "Business Market fluctuation and downturn(in 49 reviews)

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  1. "Excellent Company to work for."

    5.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at National Oilwell Varco full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Everyday opportunity to learn something new. Good exposure, Great working atmosphere, excellent guidance and training program, True to its value system.

    Cons

    Could do better pay wise.

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  2. "Review"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at National Oilwell Varco full-time

    Pros

    Good place to work and improve skills

    Cons

    Same as in any other corporate setup.

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  3. "Begin of the downfall"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mumbai
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at National Oilwell Varco full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great work ethics, healthcare benefits, training programs, great innovative products and services to offer

    Cons

    Skewed management, no recognition, no pay raise, favouritism, bad work culture

  4. "Solids Control Engineer"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Solids Control Engineer in Mumbai

    I worked at National Oilwell Varco full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good and supportive management team

    Cons

    Very low salary in the Industry.

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  5. Helpful (1)

    "Good Managment"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Service Engineer in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at National Oilwell Varco full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Learn lots of things & opportunities to take on additional responsibilities. Lots of travel opportunities as well & Excellent Healthcare benefits. Very good training program.

    Cons

    At this Oil & Gas recession - no increment.

  6. "Mechanical Engineer"

    2.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Mumbai
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at National Oilwell Varco full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great place for exploring and learning vast knowledge of Oilfield with theoretical and practical experience.

    Cons

    Workplace culture ,Salary, Employee progress and development

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  7. "Project Manager"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at National Oilwell Varco full-time

    Pros

    good people to work with

    Cons

    low pay for the past 4 years due to oil price

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Engineer"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at National Oilwell Varco full-time

    Pros

    Good environment to learn and highly supportive staff

    Cons

    Low appraisals and less growing opportunities

  9. Helpful (1)

    "Lack of Clarity"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Engineer in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at National Oilwell Varco full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Initial remuneration offered is good.

    Cons

    Very slow growth, no clarity on profile, no training plan for employee growth. Lack of clarity

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  10. "working environment"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Electrical Technician in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at National Oilwell Varco full-time

    Pros

    good working environment for employees

    Cons

    management are not fair to employees

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