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National Oilwell Varco Reviews

Updated 3 Apr 2020

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3.4
65%
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National Oilwell Varco President and Chief Executive Officer Clay C. Williams (no image)
Clay C. Williams
575 Ratings
Pros
  • "lots of good benefits, world wide company, able to learn new things and progress(in 116 reviews)

  • "Wonderful Company to work with great benefits and advancement opportunities(in 107 reviews)

Cons
  • "Must start investing in renewable energy as the oil and gas industry goes opposite the sustainable world we want to build(in 61 reviews)

  • "Business Market fluctuation and downturn(in 49 reviews)

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  1. "Installation and Commissioning Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Installation Engineer in Singapore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at National Oilwell Varco full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    NOV gave the chance to work in many parts of the world with many different people . As an I&C engineer seeing the rig start as a huge piece of metal to a working rig was very rewarding.

    Cons

    I really don't have any.

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    National Oilwell Varco2020-02-06
  2. "The worst local management"

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    Current Employee - Service Engineer 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at National Oilwell Varco full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    High Travel allowance, work from home

    Cons

    Traveling schedule is tight. Low basic salary and no salary increment for past 6 years and no performance bonus. No career development and management stop engineer to new opportunities. Army style management

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    National Oilwell Varco2020-02-27
  3. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Singapore
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at National Oilwell Varco full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great career prospects in the past, less so now in the current O&G environment. Interesting and challenging work. Multicultural work environment, both internally and customers. Fairly remunerated for your work.

    Cons

    Inter-divisional politics can be a challenge (but its like that elsewhere too).

    National Oilwell Varco2020-01-17
  4. "Senior Marketing Executive"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at National Oilwell Varco full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits as this is an oil and gas company

    Cons

    Limited progression as HQ is in the USA

    National Oilwell Varco2020-01-15
  5. "Great management and good culture"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at National Oilwell Varco full-time

    Pros

    Able to develop carrier and good benefits

    Cons

    Right now lack of oil rig business

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    National Oilwell Varco2019-12-08
  6. "Site Administrator"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at National Oilwell Varco full-time

    Pros

    Given the trust and freedom to handle and complete the assigned responsibilities on time.

    Cons

    Little progression in the position mentioned.

    National Oilwell Varco2019-12-04
  7. "Engineering Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at National Oilwell Varco full-time

    Pros

    Good working environment, benefits and great team work.

    Cons

    Competitive entry remuneration, however annual incremental adjustments are slow.

    National Oilwell Varco2019-11-04
  8. "Retrenched"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at National Oilwell Varco full-time

    Pros

    Not many pros to say

    Cons

    Ups and downs due to oil market

    National Oilwell Varco2019-11-15
  9. "Review"

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    Former Employee - Project Engineer in Singapore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at National Oilwell Varco full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    good pay good working environment nice management

    Cons

    unexpected timings late hours and travelling

    National Oilwell Varco2019-11-08
  10. "Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at National Oilwell Varco full-time

    Pros

    Good pay master, always on time

    Cons

    Can better integration of business processes

    National Oilwell Varco2019-10-18
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