Rigzone Ideal Employer Survey 2016

Rigzone's proprietary first annual Ideal Employer research was conducted to explore current market sentiments of global Oil and Gas professionals, particularly in regards to their choice of ideal employers and their reasoning behind it.

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Location

Here you will find the company rankings broken down by geographic regions including global, continental, sub-regional, and country rankings. Select the ‘View More’ tab to view further rankings.

    Company Type

    Here you will find the company rankings broken down by company type. Select the ‘View More’ tab to view further rankings.

      Sector

      Here you will find the company rankings broken down by sector. Select the ‘View More’ tab to view further rankings.

        Attributes

        Here you will find the company rankings broken down by attributes. Select the ‘View More’ tab to view further rankings.

          Category

          Here you will find the company rankings broken down by category. Select the ‘View More’ tab to view further rankings.

            APAC Top 30

            The following 30 companies represent the most popular employers that professionals based in Asia Pacific would ideally like to work for.

            Analysis

            Rank Global Rank Company Jobs
            1 1 Shell View Jobs
            2 2 Chevron View Jobs
            3 3 ExxonMobil
            4 6 Schlumberger View Jobs
            5 4 BP
            6 5 Halliburton View Jobs
            7 7 Saudi Aramco View Jobs
            8 21 Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS) View Jobs
            9 8 Total View Jobs
            10 9 Baker Hughes
            11 11 Maersk View Jobs
            11 18 Wood Group TCS
            13 17 Seadrill
            14 12 ConocoPhillips
            15 13 Transocean
            16 10 Weatherford International View Jobs
            17 15 Statoil
            18 23 Diamond Offshore Drilling
            19 #N/A INPEX View Jobs
            19 26 Saipem View Jobs
            21 22 Technip
            22 30 BHP Billiton
            22 16 GE Oil & Gas
            24 20 Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC)
            25 27 ENI
            25 #N/A Ensco
            25 #N/A Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC)
            25 28 National Oilwell Varco (NOV)
            29 19 Noble Corporation
            29 #N/A Petrofac
            30 #N/A Qatar Petroleum

            Africa Top 20

            The following 20 companies represent the most popular employers that professionals based in Africa would ideally like to work for.

            Analysis

            Rank Global Rank Company Jobs
            1 2 Chevron View Jobs
            2 3 ExxonMobil
            3 1 Shell View Jobs
            4 8 Total View Jobs
            5 4 BP
            6 5 Halliburton View Jobs
            7 6 Schlumberger View Jobs
            8 7 Saudi Aramco View Jobs
            9 13 Transocean
            10 9 Baker Hughes
            11 27 ENI
            12 11 Maersk View Jobs
            13 16 GE Oil & Gas
            14 10 Weatherford International View Jobs
            15 17 Seadrill
            16 26 Saipem View Jobs
            17 14 Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC) View Jobs
            18 14 Statoil
            19 18 Wood Group TCS
            20 #N/A FMC Technologies

            Middle East Top 20

            The following 20 companies represent the most popular employers that professionals based in the Middle East would ideally like to work for.

            Analysis

            Rank Global Rank Company Jobs
            1 1 Shell View Jobs
            2 7 Saudi Aramco View Jobs
            3 6 Schlumberger View Jobs
            4 5 Halliburton View Jobs
            5 4 BP
            6 20 Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC)
            7 3 ExxonMobil
            8 2 Chevron View Jobs
            9 8 Total View Jobs
            10 10 Weatherford International View Jobs
            11 9 Baker Hughes
            12 #N/A Qatar Petroleum
            13 11 Maersk View Jobs
            14 #N/A Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC)
            15 26 Saipem View Jobs
            16 #N/A National Drilling Company (NDC)
            17 #N/A Petrofac
            18 22 Technip
            19 16 GE Oil & Gas
            19 24 Nabors Drilling View Jobs

            Latin & South America Top 20

            The following 20 companies represent the most popular employers that professionals based in Latin and South America would ideally like to work for.

            Analysis

            Rank Global Rank Company Jobs
            1 1 Shell View Jobs
            2 6 Schlumberger View Jobs
            3 5 Halliburton View Jobs
            4 7 Saudi Aramco View Jobs
            5 2 Chevron View Jobs
            6 3 ExxonMobil
            7 4 BP
            8 10 Weatherford International View Jobs
            9 9 Baker Hughes
            10 #N/A Suncor Energy
            11 15 Statoil
            12 8 Total View Jobs
            13 12 ConocoPhillips
            14 13 Transocean
            15 11 Maersk View Jobs
            16 #N/A Empresa Colombiana De Petroleos (Ecopetrol)
            16 16 GE Oil & Gas
            16 #N/A Repsol
            19 24 Nabors Drilling View Jobs
            19 17 Seadrill

            US Top 30

            The following 30 companies represent the most popular employers that US based professionals would ideally like to work for.

            Analysis

            Rank Global Rank Company Jobs
            1 1 Shell View Jobs
            2 2 Chevron View Jobs
            3 3 ExxonMobil
            4 5 Halliburton View Jobs
            5 4 BP
            6 6 Schlumberger View Jobs
            7 9 Baker Hughes
            8 14 Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC) View Jobs
            9 12 ConocoPhillips
            10 19 Noble Corporation
            11 10 Weatherford International View Jobs
            12 29 Amerada Hess Corporation (Hess)
            13 18 Wood Group TCS
            14 25 Occidental Petroleum Corporation View Jobs
            14 #N/A Pioneer Natural Resources
            16 16 GE Oil & Gas
            17 13 Transocean
            18 #N/A Marathon Oil View Jobs
            18 28 National Oilwell Varco (NOV)
            20 #N/A EOG Resources
            21 24 Nabors Drilling View Jobs
            22 #N/A Hilcorp
            23 7 Saudi Aramco View Jobs
            24 #N/A Devon Energy
            24 23 Diamond Offshore Drilling
            24 17 Seadrill
            27 30 BHP Billiton
            28 #N/A Apache
            28 #N/A Chesapeake Energy Corporation
            30 #N/A Cameron

            UK Top 20

            The following 20 companies represent the most popular employers that UK based professionals would ideally like to work for.

            Analysis

            Rank Global Rank Company Jobs
            1 4 BP
            2 1 Shell View Jobs
            3 2 Chevron View Jobs
            4 11 Maersk View Jobs
            5 3 ExxonMobil
            6 15 Statoil
            6 8 Total View Jobs
            8 6 Schlumberger View Jobs
            9 5 Halliburton View Jobs
            10 9 Baker Hughes
            11 18 Wood Group TCS
            12 #N/A Amec Foster Wheeler View Jobs
            12 12 ConocoPhillips
            14 16 GE Oil & Gas
            15 22 Technip
            16 #N/A Petrofac
            17 7 Saudi Aramco View Jobs
            18 #N/A Nexen
            18 #N/A Subsea 7
            20 #N/A Apache

            Top 30 – Challenging / Interesting Work

            The following 30 companies represent the most popular employers that are considered to offer the most challenging / interesting work.

            Analysis

            Rank Global Rank Company Jobs
            1 1 Shell View Jobs
            2 2 Chevron View Jobs
            3 3 ExxonMobil
            4 4 BP
            5 5 Halliburton View Jobs
            6 6 Schlumberger View Jobs
            7 8 Total View Jobs
            8 7 Saudi Aramco View Jobs
            9 9 Baker Hughes
            10 11 Maersk View Jobs
            11 10 Weatherford International View Jobs
            12 12 ConocoPhillips
            13 16 GE Oil and Gas
            13 13 Transocean
            15 14 Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC) View Jobs
            16 15 Statoil
            17 18 Wood Group TCS
            18 17 Seadrill
            19 19 Noble Corporation
            20 20 Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC)
            21 21 Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS) View Jobs
            22 22 Technip
            23 23 Diamond Offshore Drilling
            24 25 Occidental Petroleum Corporation View Jobs
            25 28 National Oilwell Varco (NOV)
            26 24 Nabors Drilling
            27 26 Saipem View Jobs
            28 27 ENI
            29 29 Amerada Hess Corporation (HESS)
            30 #N/A FMC Technologies

            Top 10 Companies for Females

            The following 10 companies represent the most popular employers that females in Oil and Gas would like to work for.

            Analysis

            Rank Global Rank Company Jobs
            1 1 Shell View Jobs
            2 3 ExxonMobil
            3 2 Chevron View Jobs
            4 4 BP
            5 5 Halliburton View Jobs
            6 6 Schlumberger View Jobs
            7 8 Total View Jobs
            8 12 ConocoPhillips
            9 15 Statoil
            10 14 Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC) View Jobs