Pittsburgh's Top Workplaces 2011
CONSOL Energy Inc.
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- HQ location:
- Canonsburg, PA
Since 1864, CONSOL Energy has been the power behind America. As the leading diversified energy company in the Eastern United States, CONSOL is a member of the Standard & Poor's 500 Equity Index and the Fortune 500. With over 9,000 employees, CONSOL Energy is at the forefront of providing creative, environmentally-sustainable solutions designed to power America for generations to come. CONSOL has 11 bituminous coal mining complexes in five states and reports proven and probable coal reserves of 4.4 billion tons. CONSOL is also a leader in the natural gas industry and one of the largest independent natural gas exploration, development and production companies in the United States.
With the acquisition of the exploration and production business of Dominion Resources in 2010 and recent partnerships with industry leaders Noble Energy, Inc., and Hess Corporation, CONSOL is well positioned to develop over 3.7 trillion cubic feet of proved natural gas reserves, including coalbed methane and shale beds. CONSOL Energy also maintains a fleet of 21 line haul towboats, 6 harbor tugs and more than 600 barges of various sizes. The company’s operations allow it to safely and efficiently transport coal and other products from river load out facilities to customers along the Monongahela, Allegheny, Kanawha, and Ohio Rivers. CONSOL River Operations also operates as a common carrier offering towing service and fleeting for third party barges. Additionally, CONSOL Energy loads coal from rail cars into barges at its Alicia Transshipment Facility on the Monongahela River. As the owner of more than 430,000 surface acres of land in the United States and Canada, CONSOL Energy depends on its subsidiary, CNX Land Resources Inc., to oversee various projects including the development of suitable property for commercial use, sustaining and harvesting timber, renting property for agricultural and non-agricultural use and donating land for conservation activities and to support charitable organizations and public institutions.
“Being a valued part of a strong, conscientious energy provider that genuinely cares that you can work until retirement in a safe work place.”
“I find it very motivational that CONSOL Energy values their employees and treats them well. The long careers of the employees here and the overall positive attitude is very motivational.”
“I am appreciated and encouraged to grow. We have a great benefits package and we receive many yearly incentives.”
“I enjoy what I do, the pay and benefits are much better than many other industries, my manager is kind and respectful and I have flexibility to balance my career with the needs of my family.”
“When managers in other departments tell my manager that I'm working hard and doing a great job. That makes me worker harder.”