Chevron Petroleum Engineer Reviews

Updated Jan 28, 2020

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4.8
94%
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93%
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Chevron Chairman and CEO Mike Wirth
Mike Wirth
4 Ratings
  1. "Good experience overall"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Petroleum Engineer 
    Recommends

    I worked at Chevron full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    They care about people development They care about employee's health more that oil productions Good mentorship program Work life balance Established system, it is easy for new people to understand their work process (they even have a website for acronyms they use)

    Cons

    The cons happen during oil price downturn. Some trainings may be cancelled.

  2. "Intern"

    5.0
    Former Intern - Petroleum Engineer in Rumbai

    I worked at Chevron for less than a year

    Pros

    I had a great mentor and involved in very specific project.

    Cons

    Intern was great. Not really much cons as an intern.

  3. "Best place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Petroleum Engineer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Chevron full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great culture Flexible hours Positive atmosphere Competitive pay Great benefits

    Cons

    Select work locations Medium work load

  4. "Good"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Petroleum Engineer 

    I have been working at Chevron for less than a year

    Pros

    It was a good experience

    Cons

    I did not find any cons

  5. "not good"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Petroleum Engineer in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Chevron full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Pay is competitive & generous benefits

    Cons

    Layoffs & no job security

  6. "Good Company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Petroleum Engineer in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Chevron full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good company and fair to employees

    Cons

    Nothing bad to say about Chevron

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  7. "Great Internship"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Petroleum Engineer in Bakersfield, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Chevron for less than a year

    Pros

    -High Pay -Investment Plan even for interns -9/80 Schedule -Lots of learning experiences -Plenty of fun activities -Friendly and supportive coworkers

    Cons

    - Slowdowns from typical large company office bureaucracy - Not the best working locations

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  8. Helpful (1)

    "Good Work/Life Balance but Slow"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Petroleum Engineer 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Chevron full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Friendly coworkers 9/80 Schedule Training and development opportunities are plentiful Relaxed work environment

    Cons

    Bureaucratic decision-making Factory business model in the Permian leads to very narrow job responsibilities. Total compensation diverges significantly from the independents after 5+ years of experience for PE and G&G roles. Stock options are restricted to quite senior pay grades.

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  9. Helpful (1)

    "Petroleum Engineer Intern"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Petroleum Engineer Intern in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Chevron for less than a year

    Pros

    Work & life balance, cultural diversity

    Cons

    The company was under huge layoffs back then.

  10. "Petroleum Engineer"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Petroleum Engineer in Maracaibo
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Chevron full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Well organized, always thinking on safety, world class in the Oil and Gas industry

    Cons

    Career Opportunities are not awarded as the process said, and salary is significantly low in comparison with others

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