SandRidge Energy Reviews

Updated Feb 22, 2021

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3.9
42%
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76%
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SandRidge Energy President and Chief Executive Officer 	James D. Bennett (no image)
James D. Bennett
45 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great co-works, good pay lots of hours(in 10 reviews)

  • "SandRidge cares about their employees and has very good benefits(in 9 reviews)

Cons
  • "Young engineers that are on power trips get pushed into upper management because of their cheap salary compared to the veterans pushed out(in 6 reviews)

  • "The oil and gas industry is unstable(in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Great Place to Work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Drilling Engineer in Midwest City, OK

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

    Pros

    Great work environment. Solid culture. Decent technical skills.

    Cons

    Lack of direction and understanding of oil & gas understanding by board of directors.

  2. "Great place to work!"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at SandRidge Energy full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits and great people to work with.

    Cons

    The ups and downs of the oil and gas industry.


  3. "Great benefits"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Energy Analyst in New York, NY

    I have been working at SandRidge Energy full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits good benefits good benefits

    Cons

    Mean management i dont like the management

  4. "Miss the Old Days"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Accountant 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at SandRidge Energy full-time

    Pros

    Great company and culture prior to shareholder activism destroying value, even before low commodity prices

    Cons

    Lots of leadership changes resulting in lack of real strategy

  5. "Carl Icahn destroyed the company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Buyer/Planner in Oklahoma City, OK
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work life balance Work family Inclusion in company news and operations Benefits and 401k match

    Cons

    Publicly traded Carl Icahn Lacked good areas to produce oil

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  6. "Good culture"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Revenue Accountant II in Oklahoma City, OK
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at SandRidge Energy full-time

    Pros

    Good work life balance, good pay, good bonus

    Cons

    None that I can think of

  7. "Great Benefits"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Manager 

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

    Pros

    This company offers a high quality benefits package with great vision, dental, and general health insurance. The 401k match was virtually second to none at 100% match of 10% of your salary.

    Cons

    This company had a significant amount of layoffs and growth potential in some positions was limited due to the size of company.

  8. "Sandridge Supervisor"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Supervisor in Oklahoma City, OK
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Used to be a great culture

    Cons

    Company is dying quickly with limited opportunity for renewal

  9. "Good company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Accounting Supervisor in Oklahoma City, OK
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good small company feel and had a leadership track for talented people.

    Cons

    Often times costs were not controlled properly by those competent enough to make spending decisions.

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  10. "Stagnant"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Production Operator in Oklahoma City, OK
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great teammates and work life balance

    Cons

    A culture of going through the motions and no sense of improvement. It has always been this way culture, not open ti improvement ideas.

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