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  • www.nov.com
  • Houston, TX
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1841
  • Company - Public (NOV)
  • Oil & Gas Services
  • $10+ billion (USD)

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National Oilwell Varco (NYSE: NOV) is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and sale of equipment and components used in oil and gas drilling and production operations, and the provision of oilfield services to the oil and gas industry. Every day, more than 30,000 of ...
Mission: Throughout every region in the world and across every area of drilling and production, our family of companies has provided the technical expertise, advanced equipment, and operational support necessary for success. We have the people, capabilities, and vision to serve the needs ...

National Oilwell Varco Reviews

3.5
65%
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Clay C. Williams
Clay C. Williams
672 Ratings
Apr 22, 2019
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Pros

Opportunity to move up if you had a solid work ethic. Supervisors and management were hands on and didn't mind getting dirty. Listened to good idea's. Great place to work.

Cons

Long hours and physically demanding

Advice to Management

when it gets busy call me.
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Diversity & Inclusion at National Oilwell Varco

3.5
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National Oilwell Varco Interviews

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Positive73%
Negative6%
Neutral21%
Getting an Interview
Applied online34%
Campus Recruiting18%
Employee Referral17%
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    Brief process, couple of month time frame, looking for technical and general knowledge. Overall acceptable process. However, they are slow in providing information. Interviewed for a technical services team and did not accept the offer
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National Oilwell Varco Awards & Accolades

  • Fortune 500Fortune2015
  • 100 Fastest Growing CompaniesFortune2009

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What is health insurance like at National Oilwell Varco?

...Very good place to learn various tools and equipment in oilfield business, good work/life balance, good health insurance, good work atmosphere....

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