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Canadian Natural Resources Reviews

Updated Mar 19, 2020

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3.1
56%
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75%
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Canadian Natural Resources President Steve W. Laut (no image)
Steve W. Laut
124 Ratings
Pros
  • "Rewarding, Good Pay, Good Coworkers(in 23 reviews)

  • "The management team is great, and the savings plan is awesome(in 19 reviews)

Cons
  • "Food options in camp are a bit of a hit & miss (so a few ppl do bring their own food); there was no progression matrix set up for admins in early 2016(in 13 reviews)

  • "Punitive safety culture for field personnel working long hours everyday to finish their job on time(in 11 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Sensible company working hard to be in the front."

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    Former Employee - Senior Auditor in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Canadian Natural Resources full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Lots of excellent people to work with and learn from. Opportunities are there if you are ready and keep your eyes out.

    Cons

    Groups can be too much of a silo and due to the large number of employees, it can be hard to reach out to other departments to include them in a bigger picture for brainstorming solutions.

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    Canadian Natural Resources2019-11-27
  2. "Very outdated policies and manual everything!"

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    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Calgary, AB
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Canadian Natural Resources full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    No layoffs, they do salary reductions instead

    Cons

    Low pay compared to industry, very slow to change policies.

    Canadian Natural Resources2020-03-19
  3. "Management Likes a Regimental Environment"

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    Former Employee - Engineer in Calgary, AB
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Canadian Natural Resources full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Fear, Intimidation, Harassment, Human Rights Issues

    Cons

    Low Employee Moral, Lack of Team spirit

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    Canadian Natural Resources2020-02-23
  4. "Great company"

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    Former Employee - Project Manager in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Canadian Natural Resources full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Rewarding, Good Pay, Good Coworkers

    Cons

    Hard work, Bad life balance

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    Canadian Natural Resources2020-01-29
  5. "Horrible Company!"

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    Former Employee - Supply Management Professional in Calgary, AB
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Canadian Natural Resources full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    many of the employees are quite nice.

    Cons

    a very cheap company full of dumb management that are expert at playing politics and driving out talents.

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    Canadian Natural Resources2020-02-22
  6. "Good to work at clean facility"

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    Current Employee - Inspector in Fort McMurray, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Canadian Natural Resources full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Clean new plant to work in Great work life balance

    Cons

    Lowest pay in the industry

    Canadian Natural Resources2020-01-25
  7. "Great for learning early on in your career. Terrible for career development"

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    Current Employee - Facilities Engineer 

    I have been working at Canadian Natural Resources full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    - More responsibility - Fast Paced Enviroment - Frequent interaction with Upper management

    Cons

    - Low Salaries - No career development - No opportunities for growth - Saving money/increasing production is prioritized over Safety all the time

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    Canadian Natural Resources2020-01-22
  8. "Great place to work for"

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    Former Employee - Analyst in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Canadian Natural Resources full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    -Good people -Good hours -strong balance culture that is fair

    Cons

    -Politics -Favoritism -bias at times - could feel sometimes isolated

    Canadian Natural Resources2019-12-17
  9. "Working at CNRL"

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    Former Employee - Warehouse Technician in Fort MacKay, AB
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Canadian Natural Resources full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good pay, good benefits, company shares and stocks, yearly bonus

    Cons

    No pay raises, hiring freezes, poor team management, low morale, no incentives to do better

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    Canadian Natural Resources2019-12-23
  10. "Room to grow, lacks structure"

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    Current Employee - Rotating Equipment Specialist 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Canadian Natural Resources full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Plenty of room for advancement

    Cons

    Middle management lacks the abilities to be in management

    Canadian Natural Resources2019-12-18
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