Compare Nexen vs PennWest BETA

See how working at Nexen vs. PennWest compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at Nexen vs. PennWest. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Nexen

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PennWest

Employee Ratings

  • Nexen scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • PennWest scored higher in 2 areas: Compensation & Benefits and CEO Approval.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.2
(based on 224 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.1
(based on 49 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.9
Career Opportunities
2.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.7
Work-life balance
3.5
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.8
Nexen employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than PennWest employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.3
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.0
Culture & Values
2.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Nexen Ceo Fang Zhi
47%
47%Fang Zhi
CEO Approval
PennWest Ceo David E. Roberts
55%
55%David E. Roberts
PennWest employees rated their CEO Approval 8% higher than Nexen employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
49%
Nexen employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 11% higher than PennWest employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
38%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
17%
Nexen employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 7% higher than PennWest employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
10%

Salaries

Nexen has 169 more total submitted salaries than PennWest.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Engineer5 Salaries
CA$125,597/yr
Accountant5 Salaries
CA$82,615/yr
Technical Summer Student5 Salaries
CA$5,393/mo
Salaries for similar jobs
Production Engineer3 Salaries
CA$101,674/yr
Accountant3 Salaries
CA$65,385/yr
Intern1 Salaries
CA$35/hr

What Employees Say

  • Nexen had 21 more reviews than PennWest that mentioned "Great people" as a Pro.
  • "Chinese" was the most mentioned Con at Nexen.
  • "Constant change" was the most mentioned Con at PennWest.
Pros
Pros
"Great people"(in 27 reviews)
"Good people"(in 20 reviews)
Pros
"Great people"(in 6 reviews)
"Great place"(in 3 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Chinese"(in 9 reviews)
"Middle management"(in 8 reviews)
Cons
"Constant change"(in 4 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 4 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Instrument Technician

I worked at Nexen full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

Pay and benefits, great team environment

Cons

Micromanagement, slow day, lay off threats

Advice to Management

None

"great place"Oct 31, 2019

Former Employee - Accounts Payable Specialist

I worked at PennWest full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

nice people, salary and benefit great

Cons

it is hard to say

Advice to Management

na

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