Topics regarding layoffs at Shell Oil

Topics regarding layoffs at Shell Oil

Growing gas business...

I was left speechless when I saw the news that Shell wants to grow its gas business (more than 20%) in the next few years. https://www.theguardian.com/business/2021/feb/11/shell-grow-gas-business-energy-net-zero-carbon Thoughts?

It's official

Shell has openly admitted that our oil production has peaked and will continue to go down by a few percent each year. You can do the math and figure out what this means for employees. If layoffs were an issue so far, imagine how bad things are about... —  read more 

Ben's latest disappointing news for those who are loyal to the company and are sticking around - another year of getting stiffed - get used to i

An update on pay and variable pay For all the resilience we showed last year, it still cannot equate to the financial success we had hoped for in 2020. As you know, we were far from meeting the conditions that would allow us to deliver a Group... —  read more 

Am I in trouble?

Yesterday, a manager caught me looking up information on available jobs outside the company. He didn't say anything about it right then and there but now I'm worried that I got myself in trouble and basically painted a target on my back. How badly... —  read more 

Good idea to go to FAANG?

One of my coworkers is leaving to go to amazon. The person said base salary is 15k lower but with RSU and 1st and 2nd year sign on bonuses the average 4 year pay is 15k higher. No changes in cost of living but also no pension and no employer 401k... —  read more 

Reshape is so messed up:

After talking to a few coworkers, it appears that lots of budget eating and support functions are mapped and shielded from job uncertainty. On the other hand, people working the core value creating functions in the US subsurface all have to... —  read more 

Thinking of taking svs

Located in houston thinking of leaving the industry. Afraid that with covid would take long time to find a decent paying job in another industry. What are the chances they will deny the svs? I am not in a critical job and can be replaced. ... —  read more 

Transition 2009 replay?

Any old timers here who had seen transition 2009? It completed in April 2010, when the oil price was quite robust. Then Shell went on a hiring/training spree, only to lay off a bunch of folks again in 2014-2017, in more localized layoffs. Had... —  read more 

SVS Season

After 3 tumultuous years at Shell, I’ve decided to take the SVS package. Too much volatility in this company and in oil and gas for my liking, so I’m gonna find something more stable where I can build a career. Who else is taking the package? How... —  read more 

What has changed?

I'm sorry but I am finding it very difficult to understand what has changed or where the layoffs are happening based on reading the org charts. I am finding it more useful to reach out to my connections in other areas and get an idea if they have... —  read more 

SVS Season

After a tumultuous 3 years at Shell, I’ve decided to take the SVS package. Seen my fair share of reorgs and I don’t want to end up pigeonholed in a career with no transferable skills and have to face layoffs when I’m married with kids. Hoping to... —  read more 

How duck am I?

JG5 Upstream Deepwater Finance - Impacted Just finished my SGP in October, so l am likely to be the least experience guy in JG5 My performance has been average in the last 3 years I don't see how I can be more competitive than others JG5 who... —  read more 

SVS and new job offer

I was offered a job outside of Shell. Is there a way to time it so I can take SVS and start at new company relatively soon? Last day of payroll in the SVS guide says July 31 and new company certainly won’t wait til then.

Jump Ships?

got a job offer at Amazon US operations (non-tech). No relocation needed. a little bit lower base salary but have RSU and bigger 1st 2nd year bonus. probably wont be able to get a SVS package. any advice?

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