Upstream Industry Compensation Survey

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The Upstream Industry Compensation Survey (UICS) is an essential tool for identifying key components of a company’s compensation programs and job market rates in the upstream energy segment. You will get access to how various compensation policies and plans are designed, as well as a comprehensive total direct compensation snapshot of jobs ranging from administrative support to executive C-suite in both corporate and technical roles. Take a look below at some of the topics and components of compensation this survey covers:

POLICY DATA

  • Actual and projected salary increase budget
  • AIP/STIP design mechanics, such as formulaic vs discretionary, threshold/maximum performance multiples, metrics and metric weightings
  • LTIP design mechanics, such as timing of award, award value methodology, population eligibility, eligibility factors, mix of awards, vesting periods, vesting schedules, metrics, metric weightings, and dividends/distributions
  • Retirement policy, such as retirement age and years of service
  • Change-in-control policy for both executives and non-executives, such as equity treatment and cash payouts


POSITION DATA

  • Actual Total Direct Compensation
  • Target Total Direct Compensation
  • Salary grade minimum, midpoint, and maximum
  • AI/STI and LTI eligibility and receiving prevalence

SURVEY SAMPLE


The standard report with policy data and limited position data is free of charge.

The detailed report with full policy and position data is $1,500.

Important: Results will only be available to participating organizations.

Open Date: April 1, 2021
Close Date: May 1, 2021
Results Available: August 2021


Who has participated in this survey?

Abraxas Petroleum Corporation
Aethon Energy Operating
Apache Corporation
Atlas Energy Group
Battalion Oil Corporation
Beacon Offshore Energy Management Services
Berry Corporation
Carrizo Oil & Gas
Centennial Resource Development
Chaparral Energy
Cimarex Energy Company
COG Operating
Concho Resources
Contango Oil & Gas Company
Continental Resources
Corporation
Earthstone Energy
EdgeMarc Energy Holdings

Encana Services Company
Energy XXI Gulf Coast
EnerVest
Ensign Management
EP Energy Corporation
EQT Corporation
Evolution Petroleum Corporation
Fieldwood Energy
Freeport-McMoRan Oil & Gas
Gastar Exploration
Goodrich Petroleum Corporation
Gulfport Energy Corporation
Halcón Resources Corporation
Hilcorp Energy
HKN Energy
Laredo Petroleum
Midstates Petroleum Company
Mitsui E&P USA
Murchison Oil & Gas

Newfield Exploration Company
Noble Energy
Oasis Petroleum
Ovintiv
Penn Virginia
PetroQuest Energy
QEP Resources
Range Resources Corporation
Resolute Energy Corporation
Rosehill Resources
Sable Permian Resources
Sanchez Energy Corporation
Southwestern Energy Company
Talos Energy
Vanguard Natural Resources
Vine Oil & Gas
Whiting Petroleum Corporation
Zavanna


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  • Marketing & Sales
  • Operations
  • Supply Chain & Logistics
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Houston, TX 77070

Dallas Office

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Dallas, Texas 75240

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Glendale, Colorado 80246

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