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Schlumberger Reviews

Updated 21 June, 2018
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Schlumberger CEO Paal Kibsgaard
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Pros
  • "Career opportunities, work life balance" (in 94 reviews)

  • "Good pay ,lots of opportunity , you can choose your career pathway as you like" (in 217 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work-life balance is difficult to maintain" (in 581 reviews)

  • "long work hours and no work life balance" (in 147 reviews)

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  1. "Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Schlumberger full-time

    Pros

    - Excellent training opportunities and introduction to the oil field services industry
    - Working with like-minded professionals from around the world

    Cons

    - Extensive time away from home


  2. "Good company"

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    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Edmonton, AB
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Edmonton, AB
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lots of opportunity to grow and develop

    Cons

    To many things that needed to be done and not enough resources

    Advice to Management

    Give the tools to do the job

  3. "Schlumberger"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Competitive environment
    Multicultural experience
    Biggest oil service company

    Cons

    Bad salary
    No career development
    Subjective management
    No respect for family and social time


  4. "Great first job after university"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Schlumberger full-time

    Pros

    -first class training programs
    -money
    -travel
    -defined training progression

    Cons

    -work/life balance
    -bureaucracy
    -hard to get a hold of people in the company when you need an answer because the company is so large


  5. "Mechanical Design Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Mechanical Design Engineer in Calgary, AB
    Former Employee - Mechanical Design Engineer in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Amazing people, understanding, project manager was very helpful

    Cons

    Repetitive work, location and always wanting to relocate employees


  6. "good company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    good company to work for

    Cons

    i do not have anything negative for the company

    Advice to Management

    good


  7. "Full time overseas offshore Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Schlumberger full-time

    Pros

    World wide opportunities as I worked in Canada & USA land & offshore Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, Norway. Very good pay & benefits.

    Cons

    Hard work & inflexible, unpredictable hours. Was offshore for 5 weeks straight once and retired when my oldest son was 2 and younger one was 5 months.

  8. "SLB Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Schlumberger full-time

    Pros

    Good career progression, Good pay, Good work atmosphere, Great training

    Cons

    Lifestyle, excessive hours, remote locations, some level of travel and worksite risks

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up


  9. "Great company to start career with"

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    Current Employee - Sales Engineer in Calgary, AB
    Current Employee - Sales Engineer in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    -Great training to start your career with

    Cons

    -Stressful lifestyles at times,
    -Below average compensation

    Advice to Management

    -Get more involved with geographical area


  10. "Schlum"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Schlumberger full-time

    Pros

    Safety first is the watch word everytime.

    Cons

    too much management pressure to perform.


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