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Schlumberger Reviews

Updated 19 October, 2017
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Schlumberger CEO Paal Kibsgaard
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Pros
  • Compensation & Benefits, Work/life balance (in 79 reviews)

  • Oilfield jobs generally come with a Good pay (in 183 reviews)

Cons
  • Work life balance can be challenging as you will have to devote loads of time to work if you want to succeed in the company (in 507 reviews)

  • Excessive workload, no work life balance (in 132 reviews)

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  1. "Manufacturing Engineer, Quality Manager, Engineering Team Lead"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Schlumberger full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits
    Good salary
    Good bonus and stock program

    Cons

    Hire and fire specially in downturn

    Advice to Management

    Retain employees is a key. Schlumberger’s CEO, Paal Kibsgaard has lost his way and will drive the company down with his cost cuttting initiatives and moving everything to China.

    Company has lost focus on Quality in order to meet the low cost objectives


  2. "Schlumberger Wireline"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Schlumberger full-time

    Pros

    -Great learning experience
    -Meeting exceptional professionals
    -Remuneration

    Cons

    -Extreme work conditions
    -Long hours
    -Stressful environment

    Advice to Management

    -Keep hiring the best


  3. "Training"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Schlumberger full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    SLB provides all kinds of training, from software design to driving safety...

    Cons

    Current "transformation" is hard not easy for the organization

    Advice to Management

    Take care of employees who focus on making their product excellent.


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  5. "Sales"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Schlumberger full-time

    Pros

    healthy and systemized enviorment, the best

    Cons

    The best company i have ever worked for

    Advice to Management

    None


  6. "Great company"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Reservoir Engineer
    Former Employee - Reservoir Engineer
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company to work for. You get trained on the latest updates in the industry

    Cons

    Too much work for the pay you're being offered


  7. "Technical Sales Support Engineer"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Technical Sales Support Engineer in Calgary, AB
    Former Employee - Technical Sales Support Engineer in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Many projects to work on

    Cons

    Extensive working hours, can affect family life

    Advice to Management

    Interact more with employees in a personal level


  8. "Field Mgr."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Schlumberger full-time

    Pros

    training at the begining is usually good

    Cons

    poor management especially upper management

    Advice to Management

    stop being so scared you do anything to anyone to keep your job


  9. "great company but week management skills in many areas"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Schlumberger full-time

    Pros

    good compensation- good training - Great reputation

    Cons

    lots of personality issues.. Most of the time, you basically deal with your direct manager rather than a complete set of policies and procedures by a multinational company. Some locations are really proxy battlegrounds for dominants specific nationalities to take control.


  10. "Good training"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Schlumberger full-time

    Pros

    Good training program for new hites

    Cons

    Too big to feel you are a part of something rewarding


  11. "General Field Engineer"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Excellent Training and good compensation package

    Cons

    Veyr poor HR practices depending on each conutry labour rigths.
    Poor work/life balance not respecting established rotations.
    Manger expect you to put work first than family.

    Advice to Management

    It's a oilfield service company meaning revenue comes from field population which management seems to forget by pushing and forcing to their limits while office population stay calm and relaxed.


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