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Canadian Natural Resources Reviews

Updated 17 Sep 2019

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3.0
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79%
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Canadian Natural Resources CEO Steve W. Laut (no image)
Steve W. Laut
110 Ratings
Pros
  • "Stock savings plan would be great if the stock was any good(in 18 reviews)

  • "Good pay, friendly work environment(in 16 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 11 reviews)

  • "I know that in CNRL Canada, they work seriously and me I do better my tasks in order to reach the main goal of the employer(in 11 reviews)

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  1. "Great company to work for. Very friendly."

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    Former Employee - Student Relief Operator in Lloydminster, SK
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Friendly working environment, good pay

    Cons

    Isolated work, travel required, repetitive

    Canadian Natural Resources2019-09-16
  2. "Good Company"

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    Former Employee - Planning Scheduling Supervisor in Fort McMurray, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good portfolio lots of opportunity

    Cons

    Work life balance very lean

    Canadian Natural Resources2019-09-10
  3. "Culture needs more work"

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    Current Employee - Advisor 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Canadian Natural Resources full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    less red tape then some companies to make changes that benefit production

    Cons

    The culture needs work. It feels like management say the right things most of the time and acts on it very little.

    Canadian Natural Resources2019-09-10
  4. "Review"

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    Former Employee - Process Engineer Intern 

    I worked at Canadian Natural Resources full-time

    Pros

    Great Place to work, would recommend it

    Cons

    I do not have any cons right now

    Canadian Natural Resources2019-09-03
  5. "Disciplined approach to Oil & Gas"

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

    I have been working at Canadian Natural Resources full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Entrepreneurial spirit Impressive business practices Mentorship Job Security

    Cons

    Low cost producer Not a top 100 employer Rigid culture

    Canadian Natural Resources2019-09-01
  6. "Awesome Company"

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    Current Employee - Electrical Engineer in Fort McMurray, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great Experience, lots of opportunities to get different work flows

    Cons

    Very flat - harder to get promoted

    Advice to Management

    Create better performance management systems

    Canadian Natural Resources2019-08-15
  7. "Worst Oil and Gas company"

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

    I have been working at Canadian Natural Resources full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    You may never get fired

    Cons

    Because no one gets fired there are alot of free riders and it creates a culture of complacency and laziness

    Advice to Management

    Stop thinking you need to own every number. It is a waste of time.

    Canadian Natural Resources2019-09-17
  8. "Best company I’ve ever worked with"

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    Former Employee - Shovel Operator in Fort McMurray, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Canadian Natural Resources full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great inside community and so much base structure for learning

    Cons

    Lack of overtime opportunities

    Advice to Management

    Keep on trucking

    Canadian Natural Resources2019-07-31
  9. "Saying it right, doing it wrong."

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    Current Employee - Field Operations in Calgary, AB
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Reliable work with above average pay. Corporate communications says all the right things.

    Cons

    Tries to cut corners at every available opportunity. Attempts to cheat or under report venting and emissions. Takes unnecessary risks for short term gain.

    Advice to Management

    If corporate means what they say, enforce the company's stated values with field level superintendents and managers.

    Canadian Natural Resources2019-08-14
  10. "Great experience for early career"

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    Current Employee - Facilities Engineer in Calgary, AB
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Canadian Natural Resources full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Lots of work Lots of vacation that you can't use.

    Cons

    No work life balance Low pay/bonus

    Advice to Management

    Start paying ppl better

    Canadian Natural Resources2019-07-28
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