Seems to be very quiet just now, not many postings recently. Either the sh-- stirrers have been bumped, or there is no one left at NOV.
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Oh, job cuts… Every year I hear the same story but layoffs never happen here in Houston.
So we're continuing with the BPA projects which should have been put on hold. People should concentrate on bringing work into the business instead of trying to align departments around the world, at this rate there won't be any businesses left to... read more
Has everyone at Gateshead had their letters yet or are people still waiting?
Looks like D,T will likely crack down on the use of skilled-worker H-1B visas folks. Many say the program stinks and the only winners in America are the US corporation executives who meet their quarterly budget bonuses before being shuffled off later... read more
Strictly talking about cost, Norway is an expensive country. Compared to USA, Everything costs a lot more i.e rent, pay, overall operating cost etc. How is NOV still surviving there?
So Ive been hearing through the pipeline that the NOV Tuboscope Houston is either closing or possibly moving there employees to other locations. Is this accurate or just more bs. Word is management in Ohio is under the microscope due to the Union... read more
It was decided to close the Portuguese engineer office until the end of 2016
Can't be long until they are announced? That time of the year again, management known for months when they are getting implemented just got no balls to say anything! Heard of some work maybe coming to rig solutions from merpro may save some of... read more
Is R. Nicholson still VP?
With a billion dollar loss. No new sales. It's culling time again. Eldridge will be hit the hardest.
Some good news but which NOV facility are building these two Rigs ? NOV Rig Systems received two new land rig orders during the third quarter, including an order for a state-of-the-art Extended Reach Drilling (ERD) rig for Alaska’s North Slope. This... read more
Heard that DDS is consolidating all manufacturing and ops in Willis. The Sheriff made a deal with Boroscope that they couldn't turn away.
Any news? And what's the deal with the Tech College?
Big things like big rigs. Coming to repo our machines. It's going down soon.
Should draw your NOV stocks to, morally safe stock, won't get a good return "but" won't lost no more MOLA! Last year NOV @ 40.6 % & now -29.7
Beware of the Northumbrian clan when they arrive in Gateshead. Biggest back stabbers ever , smiling knives. You will know who they are , you will Susse them out straight away . Watch them they will be nice to you face , but stab you in the back as... read more
We've carried the yanks,arabs,and Chinese for too long best of luck boys sinking ship!!
Looks like us at greengate will be hit again . There is no sign of it picking up till 2020 they say . It's going too be a sh--e Xmas for some people but the management will be safe . 22 years service so hoping ever body is safe till after Xmas. But... read more
NOV is so ripe with nepotism. Laying off good workers to keep the well connected who are clueless, don't know the job duties, and cannot turn the ship around. That Varco merger brought in the wrecking crew and turned a great company into a den of... read more
Sources have been reliable so far. God bless
Interesting to see how many Menon's have crept into NOV thanks to a Matta like web......
Just been speaking to someone who works alongside Tungaloy. They've recieved the whole list of Kennametal yearly usage items from the NOV site in Gateshead through someone I think he said were called ATC tools (??). They got it because his 'mate' has... read more
Is the old Anson office block and fitting shed opening up again on the valley ??
Are the apprentices really gone? By the first phase? If so then this company has nothing left. Shambles.
How's that skeleton crew at 529? Been almost a year now since I moved to to better things