Newfield Exploration Company (NYSE:NFX) is an independent energy company headquartered in the Woodlands, Texas. Newfield is engaged in the exploration, development and production of crude oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids. The Company relies on a proven strategy of growing reserves through an active drilling program and select acquisitions. Newfield’s principal domestic areas of operation include the Mid-Continent, the Rocky Mountains and onshore Texas. Internationally, the Company focuses on offshore oil developments in China.
To be recognized as the premier independent E&P company, delivering operational excellence, top tier business results and value to our shareholders, employees and the communities in which we live and work.
People, passion and pride combine to power our future. With an entrepreneurial spirit, we work hard every day to find and produce oil, natural gas and related products safely, responsibly and profitably for the benefit of our stakeholders.
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Newfield Exploration offers a dynamic environment for its employees as we grow our exploration and development operations both domestically and internationally. We retain the mindset of an "independent" and reward employees both financially and with career enhancing opportunities when they use their initiative and skills to bring success to their teams and the company.
Newfield offers competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, and annual incentives based on performance. We continue to seek experienced industry professionals with unique technical and commercial knowledge. Our employees are extremely talented with diverse backgrounds and demonstrate strong interpersonal skills, teamwork, and an entrepreneurial spirit.
Newfield's University Recruitment Program brings in graduating students from multiple areas of study into exciting oil and gas careers within our domestic offices. Newfield is a fast-paced environment with a focus on getting the job done.
"I value the fact that there are people here who are willing to mentor me and train me to help me grow in my career."
"Newfield gives employees the opportunity to advance and learn different disciplines within the company. It gives entry level employees the drive to exceed and work up the ladder."
Each fall semester Newfield selects top students from multiple Universities and industry events across the nation to participate in a three month internship program to learn the oil and gas business as Newfield sees it. Interns are provided a strategically selected mentor and project according to their studies and experiences. Our comprehensive program is focused to assure a solid transition from student to a petroleum industry professional.Universities where we recruit:
Majors we pursue:
- Colorado School of Mines
- Louisiana State University
- Montana Tech
- Penn State University
- Rice University
- Texas A&M University
- Texas Tech University
- University of Houston
- University of Oklahoma
- University of Texas
- University of Tulsa
- Western State College of Colorado
- Petroleum Engineering
- Energy Management and Petroleum Land Management
- Human Resources
- Information Technology
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I have been working at Newfield Exploration full-time (more than 10 years)Pros
Opportunities for advancement and higher salaries exist for all employees, regardless of age, based on performance and attitude. Newfield encourages and supports continuing education. The company offers an excellent benefits package.Cons
The company tends to be a little top heavy on managers. It went from having an almost straight line org chart to having multiple layers of managers and leads.Advice to ManagementAdvice
Continue providing the leadership you are providing. Newfield employees are proud to work at Newfield and are motivated to go the extra step to help the company succeed.RecommendsNeutral OutlookApproves of CEO
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I applied online. The process took 2 weeks – interviewed at Newfield Exploration.Interview Details
Interacted through email. The people I interviewed with were great people that really tried to calm me down during the interview. The questions were difficult, but they accepted all of my answers very politely even if I didn't give the answer they were really searching for. They are definitely looking for a person that is the right fit for the company, so answer all questions honestly, and if they feel you are a good fit for the position they will offer you a job.Interview Questions
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Newfield Exploration Company (NYSE:NFX) is an independent energy company headquartered in the Woodlands, Texas. Newfield is engaged in the exploration, development and production of crude oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids. The Company relies on a proven strategy of growing reserves through an active drilling program and select acquisitions. Newfield’s principal domestic...
Mission: People, passion and pride combine to power our future. With an entrepreneurial spirit, we work hard every day to find and produce oil, natural gas and related products...