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Saudi Aramco Reviews

Updated Nov 11, 2019

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3.7
74%
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82%
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Saudi Aramco CEO Amin H. Nasser (no image)
Amin H. Nasser
165 Ratings
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  • "Only technical opportunities, no management roles possible for expats(in 73 reviews)

  • "You do your job and pass on your expertise to young Saudis(in 22 reviews)

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  1. "Largest oil producing company to work with"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Saudi Aramco full-time

    Pros

    Excellent environment, Lots of money, Huge Budget, Great perks and benefits

    Cons

    Only technical opportunities, no management roles possible for expats.

    Saudi Aramco2019-04-04
  2. "Engaging but cons weigh on employees."

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    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Saudi Aramco full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Engaging projects to work on with great colleagues.

    Cons

    Pay is sub par and lacking resources to effectively achieve work.

    Saudi Aramco2019-10-23
  3. "Worst company for western expats"

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    Former Employee - Rig Foreman in Calgary, AB
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Saudi Aramco full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    None Its a job period

    Cons

    Treat westerners like dirt. Promise you one thing the stab you in the back when you're not looking

    Advice to Management

    Get better general managers & supt

    Saudi Aramco2019-09-23
  4. "Field Safety Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Saudi Aramco full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good Salary, Good People and good challenge

    Cons

    Good environment, good challenge and safety standards,

    Saudi Aramco2019-04-27
  5. "Helper"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Saudi Aramco part-time

    Pros

    Felt good contributing to a team

    Cons

    Days feel very long and unforgiving

    Saudi Aramco2018-10-21
  6. Helpful (18)

    "Outstanding International Company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Saudi Aramco full-time

    Pros

    well established processes, international workforce, high standards of excellence

    Cons

    some silo effect across organizations

    Advice to Management

    accelerate decision making, push accountability down organization chart

    Saudi Aramco2017-11-01
  7. Helpful (1)

    "Process Lead"

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     in Calgary, AB

    I have been working at Saudi Aramco for more than a year

    Pros

    1st producer worldwide, good salary

    Cons

    job security is never granted, but depends on continuous excellent performance or having a management friend

    Saudi Aramco2016-03-23
  8. Helpful (4)

    "Excellent Salary/Benefit, decent work environment, horrible politics player"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Saudi Aramco full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Salary - Above average of what you make in North America, tax free. Benefits - including saving account and retirement funds Work environment was good, People were kind

    Cons

    Lots of behind the curtain activities, Backstabbing and politics. Obvious preferable treatment Lower standards of urban living

    Advice to Management

    Try some honesty

    Saudi Aramco2015-03-18
  9. "Petroleum processing operations training ."

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    Current Employee - Training and Development Manager in Ad Dammām
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Saudi Aramco full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    The great performance around the world .

    Cons

    N/A . I think that no body can find positive thing in the company .

    Saudi Aramco2019-11-11
  10. "Great benefit"

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    Current Employee - Associate JV Manager in Beijing, Beijing
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Saudi Aramco full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Very good work-life balance. No work overtime.

    Cons

    Limited promotion space, because the managers are almost sent from their country.

    Saudi Aramco2019-11-06
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