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Great Culture, but its rapidly changing
Production Engineer - Primrose East Steamflood (Current Employee) –  Calgary, AB27 July 2016
Corporate culture is great with the benefits of a big company but feel of a small company. Staff is mostly pretty young which works well as most groups are dynamic with good ideas. You will likely work more here than you would at other companies and there likely wont be any benefit for doing so. Work life balance is heavy on the work. Strong and capable management structure with good track record. Unlikely you will ever become one of them. Emphasis and rewards on cutting costs.
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Productive
Accounts Payable Clerk (Current Employee) –  Bonnyville, AB15 March 2017
Great company to work for, management is awesome, kind and productive. Excellent benifits and salary. Originized and friendly work place. Always work to do to great work flow.
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Co-workers were great
Joint Venture Audit Coordinator (Former Employee) –  Calgary AB17 November 2016
My most recent experience has been as a Business Analyst, involving oil and gas royalty forecasts,
crown royalty reconciliations, freehold mineral taxes, property taxes, joint venture and royalty audits.
Pros
Benifits
Cons
long hour, tight deadlines
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Great place to work with fun and integrity
Sr. Cost Specialist (Former Employee) –  Horizon Site, Fort McMurray22 July 2016
excellent company
good training
nice environment
good pay
high end products
good hours
learned new skills which should transfer to new position
hated to leave
Pros
Outstanding Benefits, Pay decent & wonderful weekly meetings
Cons
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Great team camaraderie and excellent mentoring
Relief Operator/Summer Student (Former Employee) –  Grande Prairie, AB26 January 2017
Great summer student job- opportunity to learn about all aspects of relief operating in sour/sweet, hi/low gas field and plant. Mentoring and management was excellent, provided feedback and guidance when required. Camaraderie was excellent and all team players provided me the opportunity to learn and expand/increase my knowledge and skills.
Pros
Excellent opportunity to expand skillset and knowledge of oil/gas operations
Cons
None
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great place to work
FOREMAN (Former Employee) –  Fort McMurray, AB25 November 2016
long hours and hard work. it pays off at this company. you usually stay and work until the job is done. pipeline is iffy though because you always worry about what job is next.
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Secure Company
Pipeline Control Center Operator (Current Employee) –  Calgary, AB17 November 2016
CNRL is a very secure company with great opportunities for growth and advancement.

Pay and benefit structure is very well rounded.

Management is very open door and willing to accomodate.
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Great Place to work
Project Manager (Current Employee) –  Calgary, AB8 February 2017
great place to work. Management is fair for the most part. No major issues with anything or anyone. Company runs a tight ship financially which at times sucks bucks but is very appreciated during the tough economic times. CNRL has not laid off staff during these economic times due to how management watches spending. A+ for that!
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Really enjoyable place to work.
Field operator (Former Employee) –  Bonnyville, ab10 February 2017
Learned quite a bit with Cnrl. They are very informative and are very hands on. Very good company to build a career with. Also working with Canadian natural, it's a great place to work independently. And builds self motivation skills.
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fun fast pace workplace a lot of great guys
Scaffolder (Former Employee) –  Fort McMurray, AB8 September 2016
go to work write paper work start to gather gear to build a scaffold throughout the day management would come check on us and ask how your day was going everybody worked well and got along with each other. the hardest part of the job would of been when their was a lot of people on site and a lot of congestion. most enjoyable part working at heights and learning a lot of new things and getting new people and making lots of friend.
Pros
good money free lunches
Cons
weather working outside all the time
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cnrl good company
Control Room/Plant Process Operator (Former Employee) –  Bonnyville, AB22 February 2016
good hard working employees, work together to achieve a task
very low salary in comparison to competitive companies in the industry.
more management involvement with the employees would be appreciated
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people work together and learn each other, a wonderful place to work
Commissioning/Process Engineer (Former Employee) –  Fort Mackay, AB16 March 2017
-always execute excellence
-always require 2:1 return on capital expenditure
-Lean SIX sigma is the tool widely used in the company
-Lowest oil producer among all oil sands companies
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Not a people company
Operations Coordinator (Former Employee) –  Horizon Site6 February 2017
Profit and production driven environment. Loss of production will probably mean an mid level employee will be let go. Uneven balance between fly in/fly out and locally based employees.
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good people to work with
Richardson Executive Camp (Former Employee) –  Fort Mackay, AB30 December 2016
most days your workload changed from the previous with no explanation, there were many injuries from the harsh workload...and we never felt the company cared how we were ... it felt like...if one breaks we can get a new one tomorrow...
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Great Experiance
Sour Gas Plant Operator/Control Room Operator (Current Employee) –  Fairview, AB8 March 2017
All co-workers are very willing to help out in all situations and teamwork is huge reward of working at the CNRL dunvegan plant. Was the easiest learning experience I have ever had.
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Seem like a decent company to work for
Relief contract operator (Current Employee) –  Bow Island, AB24 January 2017
I'm only a relief operator for now and have done just a bit of that so to say a whole lot right now but for sure the little I've done I have to say so far so good
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Good company
Operators Assistant (Former Employee) –  Maskwacis, AB30 January 2017
I learned a lot about oil and gas here, but was hired when the markets fell, and therefore was one of the first to go. Would liked to have had more experience here, but it was good.
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Not bed
Geotechnical Engineer (Former Employee) –  Calgary, AB10 March 2017
it is a good company. cnrl try to use few may power to complete more works. this is good for company growth. However, people works there may be under some pressures.
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A productive place to work
Records Technician (Former Employee) –  Calgary, AB2 September 2016
Helped clients with library and records management inquiries. I enjoyed troubleshooting specific well record issues. I learned a new records management software system. My co-workers were always very helpful and I learned valuable knowledge from them.
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Great company to work with.
Property Accountant (Current Employee) –  Calgary, AB1 November 2016
Treat people the most important and care about the employee.

Work and life balance.

Much opportunities to various exposures.

Supportive teams whenever help is needed.
Pros
Company cares about employees
Cons
Industry risk is volatile
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