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Updated February 20, 2018
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Schlumberger CEO Paal Kibsgaard
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1,512 Ratings

3,970 Employee Reviews

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Pros
  • Compensation & Benefits, Work/life balance (in 87 reviews)

  • Oilfield jobs generally come with a Good pay (in 201 reviews)

Cons
  • work-life balance is very poor for some locations (in 549 reviews)

  • no inspiration in the lab setting everything was based on work completed and no work life balance (in 139 reviews)

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  1. "Accounts Payable Data Entry Clerk"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Acct Payable Data Entry Clerk in Oklahoma City, OK
    Former Employee - Acct Payable Data Entry Clerk in Oklahoma City, OK
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Schlumberger full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great work environment & people.

    Cons

    Annual lay-offs. Required physical test even for office staff.


  2. "Geophysicist"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Schlumberger full-time

    Pros

    Opportunity of growth and career development

    Cons

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  3. "Large Company"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Schlumberger full-time

    Pros

    -good pay and benefits
    -3 weeks vacation starting
    -nice people
    -worldwide leader in service industry

    Cons

    -first to layoff in downturn
    -huge company, can get lost or forgotten about
    -difficult to move up in company

    Advice to Management

    Focus more on career path development for employees


  4. "Field Engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Field Engineer
    Former Employee - Field Engineer
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Schlumberger full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great salary and international exposure.
    Exciting and challenging work.
    Well defined career path with great opportunity for growth.

    Cons

    Hierarchical organization.
    Physically and mentally stressful job with tough work life balance.

    Advice to Management

    Can improve on work life balance.


  5. "field engineer"

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    Former Employee - Field Engineer in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Field Engineer in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Schlumberger (Less than a year)

    Pros

    great place to work at

    Cons

    long hours at work, long days at sea


  6. "Great experience"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Schlumberger full-time

    Pros

    great staff and amazing service

    Cons

    limited time to work .


  7. "Excelent place for adventorous and explorers. Every day is a challenge."

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Product Sales Champion in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Product Sales Champion in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Schlumberger full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Excelent place for adventorous and explorers. Every day is a challenge.
    Opens opportunities to work, train and visit people and cultures all around the world.

    Cons

    No control of over time. Excessive amount of work.
    Hard to find stability when you want to settle and have a family once you are a mobile employee. you have to work wherever the work is.

    Advice to Management

    No control of over time. Excessive amount of work.

  8. "Schlumberger"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Field Engineer in Rock Springs, WY
    Current Employee - Field Engineer in Rock Springs, WY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Schlumberger full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    good money and Employee Benefits

    Cons

    work life balance is too much

    Advice to Management

    slow down


  9. "Controller"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Schlumberger full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great experience and you get to quickly interact with all level of senior management

    Cons

    Long hours of work sometimes weekends


  10. "Development"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Schlumberger full-time

    Pros

    Clear training and development path .

    Cons

    No job security. You are as good as your last service provided.

    Advice to Management

    Keep the focus on personnel retention.


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