PennWest Reviews

Updated Sep 10, 2021

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3.1
40%
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55%
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PennWest President & CEO David E. Roberts (no image)
David E. Roberts
16 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great people and assets, fast paced and exciting place to learn and develop skills(in 6 reviews)

  • "social club(in 3 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Constant change and accounting irregularities(in 4 reviews)

  • "Poor upper management that couldn't get the place going in the right direction(in 4 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

      great

      Jun 10, 2021 - Oil and Gas in Calgary, AB
      Recommend
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      Pros

      great company to work for

      Cons

      too many layoffs over the years

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Company

      Aug 26, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      I enjoyed working for this company.

      Cons

      I had no cons to add

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    3. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Was good while it lasted

      May 7, 2021 - Joint Venture Accountant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great compensation with stock options

      Cons

      Management didn't have employees best interest

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    4. 1.0
      Former Employee

      It was a paycheque

      Apr 24, 2021 - Geologist in Calgary, AB
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good people to work with

      Cons

      poor assets and low quality management

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    5. 1.0
      Current Employee

      Mmmmm

      Nov 11, 2020 - Human Resources Manager & Labour Relations Specialist in Calgary, AB
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice people, good location and newer office building.

      Cons

      Ethics, structure and favouritism are cons.

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    6. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      great place

      Oct 31, 2019 - Accounts Payable Specialist 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      nice people, salary and benefit great

      Cons

      it is hard to say

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Nice company to work with

      Sep 13, 2019 - Systems Analyst 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice cultural in the company. Lots of opportunities to learn new technologies and improve processes in the company

      Cons

      Continuous financial crunch led the moral of the whole company down. Lots of terminator or layoffs

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Was a very good company

      Mar 31, 2019 - Project Manager in Calgary, AB
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good salary, vacation, bonuses, medical

      Cons

      Too many changes (leaders, organisational, etc.)

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Facilities Engineer

      Mar 1, 2019 - Facilities Engineer in Calgary, AB
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great opportunities and experiences.

      Cons

      Multiple rounds of layoffs and restructuring. Company is unstable.

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    10. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 8 years

      Now Obsidian Energy but same story.

      Jan 12, 2019 - Completion Engineer in Calgary, AB
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great people and assets, fast paced and exciting place to learn and develop skills.

      Cons

      Debt got out of control by poor decision making at the highest level and had to yard sale assets to survive.

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