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Maersk Oil Reviews

Updated Aug 28, 2019

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3.5
59%
Recommend to a Friend
67%
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Maersk Oil CEO Jakob Thomasen (no image)
Jakob Thomasen
62 Ratings
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  • "Less flexible than other Danish companies, i(in 8 reviews)

  • "Decision making is very top down, lack of or inconsistent vision/direction(in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Great place"

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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Copenhagen
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Maersk Oil part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great people Nice salary Cool opportunities and benfits

    Cons

    Mostly routine work with the position

    Maersk Oil2019-08-28
  2. "Good values"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Maersk Oil full-time

    Pros

    Good values; good support from HeadQuarters

    Cons

    Company being sold to a competitor.

    Maersk Oil2019-08-23
  3. "Good salary"

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    Former Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Copenhagen
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Maersk Oil full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good Salary, Good colleagues, International environment

    Cons

    Poor management, Poor strategy, Continuous redundancy, Expensive consultants running the show

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    Maersk Oil2019-06-25
  4. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Decision Analyst 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Maersk Oil full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Flat hierarchy, Hands-on, Focus on innovation

    Cons

    Sometimes slow process Compensation for graduates unclear

    Maersk Oil2019-05-04
  5. "Financial Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Cost Controller in Copenhagen
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Maersk Oil full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great location, flexible environment, diverse culture.

    Cons

    No career development. Only managers have the opportunity to climb the company ladder.

    Maersk Oil2019-05-04
  6. "Great company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Maersk Oil full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Strong company culture - Competitive salary

    Cons

    - None, really. Great company to work with

    Maersk Oil2019-04-16
  7. "Average"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Maersk Oil full-time

    Pros

    Great working environment and career opportunities

    Cons

    Managers were too busy to help their staff

    Maersk Oil2019-03-18
  8. "Went downhill, now defunct."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Maersk Oil full-time

    Pros

    Close knit community of employees. Good expat deals.

    Cons

    Mid management was appalling, did not pay very well if you were home grown.

    Maersk Oil2019-03-17
  9. "Great company with talented and caring employees"

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    Former Employee - Senior Project Manager in Copenhagen
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Maersk Oil full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    While the company was going through a major transition, the general attitude in the office was one of getting the work done and getting it done well. Times were hard but people pulled together to produce good work.

    Cons

    Going through the transition after the sale to Total was challenging.

    Maersk Oil2019-02-05
  10. "Senior Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Senior Engineer in Doha
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Maersk Oil full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Excellent company taking care of its employees

    Cons

    Annual review system is riddled with prejudice

    Maersk Oil2019-01-27
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