Competitive Compensation and Benefits

We want to retain and recognize high performing individuals who help us generate superior results. Our pay-for-performance approach underpins our competitive compensation and benefits offerings that are designed to attract, retain and motivate the best and brightest in our industry.

Benefits - Employees select from varying levels of coverage for dental, extended health, basic life insurance, basic accidental death and dismemberment insurance and long-term disability. After making elections, excess funds may be directed to a health spending account and/or a flexible savings plan.

Pension Plan - We offer a competitive pension plan in each of the countries where we operate.

Company Savings Plan - Employees may contribute to a wide range of investments through a full-service broker. Contributions, up to a maximum amount, are matched by Nexen.

Other rewards include:

  • An employer-funded health spending account
  • Disability and sick leave benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Wellness subsidy
  • Fitness centre access in most locations
  • Housing assistance program (Fort McMurray)
  • Emergency travel assistance (medical and security assistance)
  • Employee and family assistance Program  
  • Vacation credit for prior related experience
  • Compressed work schedule
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Scholarship program for dependent children of employees
  • Financial reimbursement for tuition 
  • Employee volunteer program, which includes volunteer grants and paid days off to volunteer