Values that Set the Standard for Excellence
By living these values, and following these rules of the game, we can take Nexen to the next level of performance.
Protecting people and the environment: We each play a role in protecting the safety and well-being of ourselves, our co-workers and the communities and environment in which we work.
Commitment to excellence: We drive for, and reward, high performance. We are passionate about delivering results and innovative in overcoming obstacles.
Accountability: We each know our responsibilities and are accountable for our decisions, behavior and actions. We measure our results to validate our individual and shared ownership of Nexen’s successes and shortcomings.
Integrity: We conduct business in an ethical manner and build relationships based on collaboration, honesty and respect.
Courage: We’re not afraid to break from the pack. We have the confidence to speak up and make difficult decisions. We take informed risks based on facts to create value responsibly.
Rules of the Game
At Nexen, it’s not just what we do that matters – it’s how we get the job done. In high-performing companies, employees and managers know “the rules of the game” in terms of the expectations we have of ourselves, each other and how we work together. Working with a common set of values and rules promotes a culture of excellence, superior execution and accountability.
Safety leadership: We commit to creating a safe work environment by following our Life Saving Rules.
One company: We put Nexen’s interests before the priorities of a single division, team or individual.
Challenge then commit: We challenge ourselves and each other through healthy, respectful debate. Then we commit to decisions as a team.
Transparency: We build trust through open, honest and timely communication.
Sound process: We implement efficient and effective processes that fit the importance and complexity of the job at hand.