Topics regarding layoffs at Whiting Petroleum Corp.

Topics regarding layoffs at Whiting Petroleum Corp.

When will the takeover happen

So supposed rumors are Marathon is in the hunt. That makes sense with the cards they hold, hush hush could be a big new deal and everyone will find out at the click of the heels. Guess we will wait for the great Oz to reveal the outcome.

There is life after Whiting

Every time they’ve had a layoff they end up with more managers and less doers. The level of incompetence is staggering. Get out as soon as you can. The ship is on fire, it’s sinking, and the fuel tank is on the verge of explosion. There is life after... —  read more 

Why do people stay?

Reading these posts it's obvious that so many of you despise your jobs. If that's the case, why don't you quit? Nobody is forcing you to be here. I like my job. I like having a job when the economy is far from ideal. But if I didn't, nothing could... —  read more 

Has HR ever helped anyone?

I always knew that HR was never there because of the employees, but I hoped that maybe in some cases they could be a place of support and help for us. What a mistake. They simply do not take our interests into account at all. I had a little problem... —  read more 

House of Cards

This has all got to come crashing down soon. They laid off their technical people in operations. They promoted people to those positions who honestly don't know what the fahk they are doing. Every efficiency they had gained over the past years... —  read more 

Same right hand man

Well the only CR I knew there was good ole Chip Reamer and he did dress up kinda purty for Brad . Whatever it’s all done know, they even screwed us on our severance packages. A lot of good it does to be fully vested then they busy you out the door... —  read more 

Everyone fed up

No one is posting anything is everyone just to disgusted to talk about it anymore. Ya I would be to. It’s a dead end road, but it’s a job right. Just waiting it out until I can get hired on and get the f$&( out of this sh?(( hole .

Who will man up

Well they blamed Mr. Volker saying he was the reason the ship was sinking. I guess that theory was debunked, now the high and mighty Holly really knocked a hole in the side of the ship. In fact looks like he removed the whole floor, to many hired... —  read more 

Comment get deleted

You can’t say anything about this company or it’s ceo you will get bumped, hiding the truth total bs . Someone has inside hands on this everything I say gets deleted about the crooked ceo oh well everyone knows what is up .

Word on the street...

Word on the street in the Denver O&G community is Whiting is doing everything possible to set themselves up for a buyout. OXY has apparently been sniffing around so we shall see. All I will say is Whiting folks better save away those over... —  read more 

End This

I know this is the only way I have to make a living w salary this good. However, I can’t stop hoping that this thing finally implodes. Just rip off this rotten old band aid and let me bleed out...

Is it all done?

It's been quiet for the past week or so, which left me wondering if layoffs at Whiting are done for good? Okay, let me rephrase that: if this round of layoffs is truly over? I know we'll be looking at more cuts down the line sometime, but can we... —  read more 

Age discrimination?

Is it just me, or does it seem that people who have been laid off are primarily in their late forties and fifties? Not to mention, majority of the ones I know who've been shown the door are among our best employees. It almost seems like this was... —  read more 

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