Devon Energy Reviews

Updated Sep 17, 2020

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Devon Energy President, CEO, and Director John Richels
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  1. "Great Company"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Contract Administrator II in Lloydminster, AB
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Devon Energy full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great coworkers Safety Culture Active, Present, and Fair management Lots of training Good pay and benefits

    Cons

    Remote work locations Job dependent on oil & gas prices, Cyclic

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  2. "Excellent company prior to oil crash"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Development Engineer in Calgary, AB

    I worked at Devon Energy full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Historically one of the best companies to work with in the oil patch. The last 5 years have been challenging for the entire industry and Devon was no exception. However even in hard times they treated employees as graciously as possible.

    Cons

    The entire industry is struggling at the moment, so there are limited opportunities for growth and advancement.


  3. "Great Place to work when energy prices are high"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Production Manager in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Devon Energy full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great Benefits Interesting and diverse projects

    Cons

    Cyclic nature of the Energy Business

  4. "Great Place to Work Except the Annual Purge"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Corporate Planning Analyst in Calgary, AB
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Devon Energy full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Pays well Hires great talent so great mentoring Engaging work in some groups

    Cons

    Annual large scale job cuts CEO that is more interested in doing what investors want rather than what is good for the company

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  5. "Had a great work culture"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Facilities Engineer in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Devon Energy full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Vacation Purchase Top Tier Benefits Good Management

    Cons

    Not diversified in Canada Somewhat bureaucratic

  6. "Great Company"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Accounting 

    I worked at Devon Energy full-time

    Pros

    Great pay and benefits. Free Gym Access

    Cons

    Big push to automate jobs

  7. "Administrative Assistant"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Devon Energy full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great people, interesting work - loved going to work each day!

    Cons

    Devon Canada is no longer - assets sold.

  8. "Good company"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Software Engineer 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Devon Energy full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good benefits and Perks

    Cons

    Not much to say

  9. "Was good while it lasted"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Process Engineer 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Devon Energy full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Almost everything was great about Devon Canada

    Cons

    it exited canada and is no longer an option

  10. "The best, I loved working there."

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Devon Energy full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Excellent compensation, always challenging work.

    Cons

    No flexibility in work schedule.

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