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This is too funny, pick up the pieces and move on. What we should do is start some form of company ourselves maybe not in oil and gas but hey Franchises, apartment complexes, stock trading, we have the expertise why not use what we have anyone... read more
Some already occurred in Drilling and Projects ... Seems that Drilling is going to be affected globally. Anybody knows if more are coming ? What about current expats in Az; do their assignments will be extended ?
Hold on to your hats....Be kind because "different" people are all around and are smarter than you think :)
How can it be justified that BP is laying off employees and at the same time it is giving big bonus money and raises to employees across the board. Given that the environment at BP is known for its individualism and politician connections, not in... read more
So, BP has an extravagant new office in Oklahoma? What is that all about? The company lays off thousands and then builds this palace for a small staff in Oklahoma? Who is in charge of this? I wonder what shareholders think about it... read more
Hello All - I am researching message boards relating to BP layoffs due to the recent O&G downturn. The information is scarce. Would someone be able to help me out by replying with a list of major geographic locations that are affected (a major metro... read more
Got my notice that my days are over. A cold conversation, really couldn't explain to me after getting exceeds and exceptional that I was being let go. Lesson learned don't transfer to a new business unit during a down turn.
I've been watching all your boards for a few months and here are the awards from first to worst (posted on all your boards) from Shell to Exxon to BP to Chevron. 1st Place - Chevron - The "Street Fighters with Big Balls Award" Easy to see why these... read more
Is there any layoffs happen by February.01 in Azerbaijan?
I'm a reporter covering this for the Chonicle. Interested in talking to anyone at BP who's willing to chat. email robert.grattan (at) chron.com. Happy to chat first and then agree about how/if we'll use names in the paper, not trying to land anyone... read more
Hearing Rumours that Consultants cinducting operations in Middle East will be cut next week .
Heard that Tuesday and Wednesday of next week Upstream Houston based employees will be called to an individual meeting to determine their employment future with BP. Employees are advised to carry their personal belongings to this meeting (regardless... read more
Rumors are starting again. What are you hearing? Any truth to it?
Exxon Mobil sells $12 billion in bonds http://fuelfix.com/blog/2016/02/29/exxon-mobil-sells-12-billion-in-bonds/ The $12 Billion Reason BP Isn't Worried About a Hostile Takeover... read more
Hearing Layoffs come to Khazzan Oman . Cut back coming in contractors starting soon .
Hello, I am the energy editor with PennEnergy.com. I am writing an article about how layoffs in the energy industry are affecting lives. I would like to know what your company gave you as far as severance and placement services, how long you have... read more
Hello All, I need help… I am a retired BP IT employee and I’d like to start an O&G Layoffs group on Facebook – with quite a bit of spare time on my hands I can help folks organize and exchange information. I think I can kickstart this by inserting... read more
How does BP rank against the other majors? How does management compare? Buy shares at these prices?
Are we in store for more changes down the pipeline?
Around 115 folks (~10%) were let go yesterday from L48. Many more were moved to different teams within the BU. It was really hard to see some of the hard-working co-workers and good friends. The only good thing is that people at least received... read more
What do you think if David Lawler would be still with the company, would we have been in better shape? or is he to blame for the shit we are in? Blame being overzealous and running up 3 billion in debt in a play you didn't understand and not thinking... read more
L48. Three other Fortune 25 oil companies lured me away from the incumbent to add value to theirs; BP management lays me off because application of what I have to offer creates work, then gets a bonus for doing so. Not a successful management style.
I know there is life outside this industry but part of me wants to get laid so I can go on with my life. We all know that this is not the last layoff and things are going to get worse. Maybe there are whole departments that are let go. Have been... read more
With Wamsutter on the block, will cuts be through attrition alone? Never could execute technology execution to bring costs down, and now it's time to pay their dues. Not seeing any news recently, so being kept quiet.
Iran will begin pumping oil this week. How much of an effect will it have on crude prices? And is BP ready to weather this or will there need to be even further reductions?
And, Royal Bank of Scotland is short on oil...