Hess Corp. Layoffs

Topics regarding layoffs at Hess Corp.

Hess in a hostile and caustic work environment

Hess in a hostile and caustic work environment. Surprised they have not been hit with a lawsuit for s-xual harassment and hostile work environment. Recently sold the last asset that would keep them going and they having been bleeding red for a very... —  read more 

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Housing Market

Will the The Woodlands, TX and Houston TX real estate market recover from the the Oil Industry downturn and continued layoffs that are occurring?

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Throwing in the Towel?

So Hess is now doing a $1B stock buyback. Sounds like they have no good prospects to invest in so buying back stock is the best alternative. How long till a major takes a run at Hess for the Guyana prospect?

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Incredible Shrinking Oil Producer?

Bloomberg Business Week is calling Hess "the incredible shrinking oil producer" in light of a new round of layoffs. When is the management of this company going to recognize that they can't make up for their ill-timed and ill-advised decisions of the... —  read more 

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300 to be laid off?

This article says that 300 people will lose their jobs in this round of layoffs, which is significantly lower than the numbers we've been hearing lately. Any chance this guy is actually correct?... —  read more 

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Has it started?

Anybody knows if the layoffs have started? Any Hess Houston employees here who can give us an update? I've been on the edge this whole week, and I'm not even in Houston. I can only imagine how people there are feeling right now as the week gets... —  read more 

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Hess layoffs January 15 - 19 week

Currently about 2300 Employees hearing that reduction will be about 35% (780 people). Out of those people cut supposedly 80-85% will be Houston personnel. Reorganization starts on Tuesday! Found this info in an old thread, thought it belonged on top... —  read more 

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Another Proxy Fight?

It's been reported that Elliott Management is getting geared up for another proxy fight with Hess with the intent of ousting the CEO. Elliott also wants a cut in dividend, increase share buyback, sell Malaysia assets, and possible sale of the... —  read more 

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Lack of respect

Can people at Hess realize that a company is run by more than simply engineers and geologists? It's astounding how little respect you get here if you are in other departments. Do people really think that accounting and finance don't contribute to the... —  read more 

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Employees are your backbone

I was treated awfully at Hess. There is no sense of loyalty or value as an employee there. People were promoted due to politics instead of expertise. Positions that could easily be filled in-house were done outside of the company devaluing its team... —  read more 

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Hess can't last like this!

A company can't last that has people in lead positions that don't even understand how things work or know what their people even do! You also can't go from having parts you need to keep things running to being weeks out to get these parts to keep... —  read more 

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Spiral is right!

Whoever said Hess Corp. was in a death spiral it appears they were right. It looks like we are headed below 13 billion market cap and maybe 10 by the end the year. I bet we have layoffs just to satisfy the stock holders that something is being done... —  read more 

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Get ready for another round of layoffs!

Something has got to happen soon to stop our death spiral. I am afraid we are about to have another big layoff soon. Has anybody heard if management has a rabbit to pull out of the hat soon?

Will Stampede pay out?

Why are we still investing in capital intensive projects like deep water oil (Stampede)? Doesn't our management know that our industry has been changed forever by technology? Short term, low capital, projects in our own stable environment will be... —  read more 

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Last Round of Layoffs

11.3% have been severed - 238 of 2101 All employees severed today were given a print out by title and age of employees retained vs. employees severed, as a means to divulge that there was no discrimination by age taking place. Lay offs by title are... —  read more 

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The 2 GOM assets.

Tublar Bells is a catastrophic failure. Let's hope Stampeed is better.

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Those given layoff dates in 2017 not given the full paperwork. No date in writing all verbal notification. Can't get good information out of the HR group regarding why the information is not available. Not cutting the top dogs but middle management... —  read more 

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Perth office

I heard rumours Hess will close Perth office. Is it true?

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238 employees severed

11.3% are being severed - 238 of 2101. All employees severed today were given a print out by title and age of employees retained vs. employees severed, as a means to divulge that there was no discrimination by age taking place. Lay offs by title are... —  read more 

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Stock value still dropping!

Here we go! We borrowed money and sold stock but we did not stop the precipitous fall! We need a change in strategy to survive!

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Wake up! It's not working!

Prices are predicted to stay low for a very long time! Is management sleeping? Someone help me here, has anyone seen the changes in strategy required for us to survive? Maybe they are just planning on selling out!

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Equus Development

Management still talking about this development in the land of Oz, fiction ?

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Deep Water Exploration and Drilling are Dead!

Horizontal Drilling and ZIpper Fracs has opened up so many onshore low risk opportunities that the need to drill in deep water with associated risks and high cost is gone. This technology is just beginning to be applied to tight low perm formations... —  read more 

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Good stewardship at Hess

Six companies that lost the most buying back their own shares - at loss... The companies with the biggest paper losses - Hess made the list: IBM: - $9.8 billion Qualcomm: -$7.4 billion American Express: -$4.1 billion Exxon Mobil: -$3.9 billion Hess:... —  read more 

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