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National Oilwell Varco Reviews

Updated Nov 18, 2019

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3.5
67%
Recommend to a Friend
80%
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National Oilwell Varco CEO Clay C. Williams (no image)
Clay C. Williams
555 Ratings
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  • "Must start investing in renewable energy as the oil and gas industry goes opposite the sustainable world we want to build(in 59 reviews)

  • "Certain positions are prone to layoffs during the downturn in the industry(in 47 reviews)

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  1. "Excellent Company to work for."

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    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.

    Advice to Management

    NA

    National Oilwell Varco2018-11-15
  2. "Review"

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    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.

    Advice to Management

    Need to improve communication avoid gaps.

    National Oilwell Varco2019-07-28
  3. "Begin of the downfall"

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    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

    National Oilwell Varco2019-04-04
  4. "Solids Control Engineer"

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    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.

    Advice to Management

    Have to increase the salary.

    National Oilwell Varco2018-08-05
  5. Helpful (1)

    "Good Managment"

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    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.

    National Oilwell Varco2018-02-05
  6. "Mechanical Engineer"

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    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

    Advice to Management

    Please focus on employee development in aspects of technical, performance appraisal in salary frequently etc.

    National Oilwell Varco2018-02-20
  7. "Project Manager"

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    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

    National Oilwell Varco2018-01-16
  8. Helpful (1)

    "Engineer"

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    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

    National Oilwell Varco2017-10-26
  9. Helpful (1)

    "Lack of Clarity"

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    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

    Advice to Management

    Identify & plan a training schedule for each employee to grow in their respective roles.

    National Oilwell Varco2016-08-24
  10. "Excellent"

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    I worked at National Oilwell Varco

    Pros

    Friendly work environment and safety conscious

    Cons

    Contracting off workers instead of inter grating them into the system so that after a meritorious long service, the worker will go home with reasonable after service benefits

    Advice to Management

    Local content should be taken even more seriously

    National Oilwell Varco2019-11-18
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