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Canadian Natural Resources Reviews

Updated 22 Dec 2019

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3.1
50%
Recommend to a Friend
69%
Approve of CEO
Canadian Natural Resources President Steve W. Laut (no image)
Steve W. Laut
120 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay and benefits, excellent RRSP match(in 22 reviews)

  • "The management team is great, and the savings plan is awesome(in 19 reviews)

Cons
  • "Food options in camp are a bit of a hit & miss (so a few ppl do bring their own food); there was no progression matrix set up for admins in early 2016(in 13 reviews)

  • "Long hours that were expected due to manager pressures and too much work(in 11 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work for"

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    Former Employee - Analyst in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Canadian Natural Resources full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    -Good people -Good hours -strong balance culture that is fair

    Cons

    -Politics -Favoritism -bias at times - could feel sometimes isolated

    Canadian Natural Resources2019-12-17
  2. "Working at CNRL"

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    Former Employee - Warehouse Technician in Fort MacKay, AB
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Canadian Natural Resources full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good pay, good benefits, company shares and stocks, yearly bonus

    Cons

    No pay raises, hiring freezes, poor team management, low morale, no incentives to do better

    Advice to Management

    Appreciate your good employees, coach your under performers, stop favouritism

    Canadian Natural Resources2019-12-23
  3. "Room to grow, lacks structure"

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    Current Employee - Rotating Equipment Specialist 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Canadian Natural Resources full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Plenty of room for advancement

    Cons

    Middle management lacks the abilities to be in management

    Canadian Natural Resources2019-12-18
  4. "A very smart producer with a proven track record"

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    Current Employee - Operations Lead in Bonnyville, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Canadian Natural Resources full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Efficient steady work. No lay offs or random cuts. No wage roll backs when times are tough and good options to move forward for hard working individuals. Excellent compensation package (savings plan is second to non)

    Cons

    Low cost producer, in this tough environment cnrl has to be aggressive and efficient which trickles down to everyone.

    Canadian Natural Resources2019-11-28
  5. "Sensible company working hard to be in the front."

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    Former Employee - Senior Auditor in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Canadian Natural Resources full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Lots of excellent people to work with and learn from. Opportunities are there if you are ready and keep your eyes out.

    Cons

    Groups can be too much of a silo and due to the large number of employees, it can be hard to reach out to other departments to include them in a bigger picture for brainstorming solutions.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to be open to cross-discipline exchanges of info at different levels of employees - all can bring their valuable perspective to business process improvement.

    Canadian Natural Resources2019-11-27
  6. "It is good company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Senior Reservoir Engineer 

    I have been working at Canadian Natural Resources full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good benefits and work environment.

    Cons

    Not much investing in the UK in last few years

    Canadian Natural Resources2019-12-11
  7. "Employee for 8 years"

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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Fort McMurray, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Canadian Natural Resources full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    The people are really great.

    Cons

    Office moral could use boosting at times,

    Canadian Natural Resources2019-11-21
  8. "Great company with lots of Opportunities to learn"

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    Former Employee - Exploitation Engineer in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Canadian Natural Resources full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    smart teams, great in capital managment

    Cons

    not the best work life balance

    Canadian Natural Resources2019-11-21
  9. "If I had my time back I wouldn't be here"

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    Current Employee - Process Operator 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Canadian Natural Resources full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Somewhat competitive pay with others in the industry

    Cons

    You are just an employee number Benefit package is laughable You live in fear of losing your job

    Advice to Management

    Treat your employees better and they might stick around

    Canadian Natural Resources2019-12-06
  10. "Overall, good company"

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    Current Employee - Operations Accountant in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Canadian Natural Resources full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good salary and benefits, no layoffs during tough economic times.

    Cons

    Very political, few chances to advance with so many people in the company

    Canadian Natural Resources2019-11-19
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