Nexen Reviews

Updated Sep 8, 2022

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3.6
58%
Recommend to a Friend
59%
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Pros
  • "Great people there, but many have left(in 27 reviews)

  • "some good people in the work force(in 20 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Very corporate environment at Nexen(in 15 reviews)

  • "Upper management is very confused(in 6 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good

      Feb 25, 2022 - Engineer Intern in Fort McMurray, AB
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Company pay rent fee. Work 4days per week.

      Cons

      Too far from town Wake at 5 am

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    2. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      decent place before cnooc

      Jul 9, 2022 - Accountant in Calgary, AB
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good place to learn and work. Worked on exciting projects and enjoyed the experience working with people in the melt shop and the rolling mill. competitive salary and vacation time as well.

      Cons

      there have been a lot of layoffs

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Nexen Petroleum

      Feb 17, 2022 - IT Manager 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good benefits and I worked with amazing colleagues

      Cons

      The company was absorbed by the company that acquired it, and Nexen Petroleum has been disolved.

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    4. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Assistanr

      Dec 22, 2021 - Administrative Assistant 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good pay and befits and vacation

      Cons

      No balance with work and life

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    5. 5.0
      Former Employee

      5 Strars for Old Nexen

      May 26, 2021 - Electrical Engineer in Calgary, AB
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
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      Pros

      Was a great Candian Company. Loved employees.

      Cons

      RIP. Name and Culture changed.

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    6. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Management Issues

      Apr 18, 2021 - Senior Petroleum Engineer in Calgary, AB
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
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      Pros

      Good pay. Good coworkers. Different opportunities available.

      Cons

      Creativity is stifled. Company direction and philosophy changes frequently.

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    7. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Company Dissolved

      Mar 11, 2021 - Community Relations and Investment Analyst in Calgary, AB
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      I worked with amazing colleagues

      Cons

      None really. The company was absorbed by the company that acquired it, so I am no longer sure of issues.

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      good employer

      Feb 1, 2021 - Project Engineer in Calgary, AB
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
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      Pros

      good salary and good compensation

      Cons

      micro manage, no long term plan

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Happy enough to stay

      Dec 11, 2020 - Reservoir Engineer in Calgary, AB
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      The people in the office are great to work with

      Cons

      Communication with upper management can be difficult.

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    10. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Great place to work

      Dec 8, 2020 - Senior Analyst 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      A Great place to work

      Cons

      There are lots of layoffs

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    Nexen Reviews FAQs

    Nexen has an overall rating of 3.6 out of 5, based on over 334 reviews left anonymously by employees. 58% of employees would recommend working at Nexen to a friend and 30% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 9% over the last 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Nexen employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.7 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Nexen. This rating has improved by 6% over the last 12 months.

    58% of Nexen employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Nexen 4.0 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.3 for culture and values and 3.2 for career opportunities.

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