Saudi Aramco Reviews

Updated May 30, 2020

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Saudi Aramco President and CEO Amin H. Nasser (no image)
Amin H. Nasser
184 Ratings
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  • "everyone (including the expats) are absolute nut jobs(in 77 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"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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."

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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"

    1.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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

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

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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

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

    "Process Lead"

    2.0
     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 (5)

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

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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

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    Saudi Aramco2015-03-18
  9. "Taz"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer 

    I have been working at Saudi Aramco full-time

    Pros

    Empowerment, Leadership, Motivation, Flexibility and Commitment

    Cons

    No enough time for family

    Saudi Aramco2020-05-30
  10. "Great Place to Work!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Accounting Specialist in Dhahran
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Broad company experience in the energy industry

    Cons

    A long way from the US

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    Saudi Aramco2020-05-29
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