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Mercuria Energy Reviews

Updated Jan 28, 2020

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3.4
53%
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78%
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Mercuria Energy CEO Marco Dunand
Marco Dunand
19 Ratings
Pros
Cons
  • "Long Hours as you wear multiple hats(in 5 reviews)

  • "There is absolutely no training for analysts on the system(in 5 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (2)

    "Great experience"

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     in Calgary, AB

    I have been working at Mercuria Energy

    Pros

    Trading experience, small office with great people

    Cons

    Very political, and relationship with management on a non-professional level is extremely important to success

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    Mercuria Energy2012-03-22
  2. "Lively place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Geneva
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Mercuria Energy full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Management is very fair and honest. Colleagues are fun to work with, and there is always something exciting happening. If you do well, management is supportive and encouraging.

    Cons

    It would be nice if there were more collaborative spaces in the office in Geneva.

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    Mercuria Energy2020-01-27
  3. "Analyst Operator"

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    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Geneva
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Mercuria Energy full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    This is a very competitive envirment. When you succeed, you are rewarded.

    Cons

    When you are not successful, you do not get rewarded. It is very entrepreneurial.

    Mercuria Energy2020-01-15
  4. "A very successful places, with opportunities to succeed."

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    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Greenwich, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Mercuria Energy full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    This is a place that works hard and rewards you.

    Cons

    They do not tolerate laziness.

    Mercuria Energy2020-01-15
  5. "Really nice and mentoring management"

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    Former Employee - Project Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    You can get paid if you can put up with the hardish work.

    Cons

    Long hours and sometimes tempers.

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    Mercuria Energy2020-01-15
  6. "Overworked - no increases & low bonuses - Poor HR leadership"

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    Former Employee - Analyst in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Mercuria Energy full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Benefits Location Travel & networking opportunities

    Cons

    - Old fashioned "trader jerk" mentality and cut throat environment, bullying. - No salary increases unless you resign and get a counter offer. - Extremely high attrition/mercenary culture. - Long hours, manual tedious processes, poor leadership. - Head of HR resigned in 2019 as well as HR Business partners in London, Geneva and US. Replaced with inexperienced admins. - No training and development, lack of diversity.

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    Mercuria Energy2020-01-28
  7. "Mercuria"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    You learn alot within a short time

    Cons

    They fire employees like there is not tomorrow .

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    Mercuria Energy2019-12-29
  8. "Good experience overall"

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    Current Employee - Data Analyst in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very well organized work environment, challenging with interesting colleagues

    Cons

    Management is not really present since head office is in Geneva, too much competition between teams which damages cohesion and circulation of information

    Mercuria Energy2019-11-05
  9. "Great Company but communication Problems."

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Developer in Houston, TX
    Recommends

    I have been working at Mercuria Energy full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great benefits, pretty fair pay, good bonuses, people in are top of their game and very talented. Depending on group, schedules can be very balanced and fair.

    Cons

    All marching orders come from Geneva and London and are mostly not user/business focused. Lack of higher up IT direction results in waste and unnecessary costs. Projects are pretty interesting but not valuable or helpful to the end user.

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    Mercuria Energy2019-10-01
  10. Helpful (2)

    "Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Analyst in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Mercuria Energy full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flat organization and great location

    Cons

    Cutthroat, no training, no trust, low salary

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    Mercuria Energy2019-05-06

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