Nexen Reviews

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56 Reviews
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5 Ratings

    Great experience to gain as a summer student!

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    Former Employee - Technical Summer Student in Calgary, AB
    Former Employee - Technical Summer Student in Calgary, AB

    I worked at Nexen full-time (less than an year)


    Nice people to work with.


    A lot of great and nice people have either been laid off or left.

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    Look at more then the numbers.

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Nexen Interviews

Updated 12 Aug, 2014
Updated 12 Aug, 2014

Interview Experience

Interview Experience


Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview


Interview Difficulty


Interview Difficulty




    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Nexen.

    Interview Details

    3 stages. first Video interview. 6 questions. bascially why the company chooses you and why you choose the company and this position, describe a happy day in your workplace, describe the best team you are in the what your role is in that team and describe the best manager you have ever had. then the second stage is to meet with HRBP and my manager. describe your education background and work background, describe your strength, how do you meet deadline etc. third one is with my manager and another senior HR.

    Interview Questions
    • no very difficult questions. most are general questions. but one lesson for me is try to get to the point.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    no negotiation at all. they are very generous
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

Nexen Awards and Accolades

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Canada's Top 100 Employers, Mediacorp Canada, 2012
Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations List, Corporate Knights, 2010
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Additional Info

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Headquarters Calgary, Canada
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Oil, Gas, Energy & Utilities
Revenue $5 to $10 billion (CAD) per year
Competitors Cenovus, Suncor, BP

"Where next?" is the question asked by Nexen, a globe-trotting oil and gas company. It has exploration and production activities primarily in the UK North Sea (which account for more than half of Nexen's total annual oil and gas revenues), the US Gulf of Mexico, western Canada (including unconventional natural gas resource plays such as coalbed methane and shale gas, and the Athabasca oil sands of Alberta), Yemen, offshore West Africa, and Colombia. In 2010 the company reported proved reserves of 987 million barrels of oil equivalent. Nexen is also involved in power... More

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