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Schlumberger Reviews

Updated 25 September, 2018
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  • "high stress level tha tcan affect work life balance" (in 594 reviews)

  • "long work hours and no work life balance" (in 150 reviews)

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  1. "Great Company"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Advancement Opportunities
    Training
    Flexible Hours
    Empowered Employees
    Exposure to many positions

    Cons

    Very Large/Complex
    Very sensitive to oil prices
    Poor work life balance


  2. "No complaints and no regrets"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    1. Motivated and empowered environment
    2. Excellent company-wide communication
    3. Benefits & Flexibility

    Cons

    None - I'm unable to fill this character space

  3. "Directional Driller"

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

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

    Pros

    Great training, career path and benefits.

    Cons

    You become a company asset and need to live for your job.

    Advice to Management

    Try to help employees understand better what their time and commitment can help them achieve.


  4. "Training and development"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Chief Engineer
    Former Employee - Chief Engineer
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    You would be given all the necessary assistance and push to develop in your career

    Cons

    The training certificates usage are mostly limited to schlumberger


  5. "Field Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Schlumberger full-time

    Pros

    All kinds of training, company reputation

    Cons

    Long working time and pressure


  6. "Field Engineer at Schlumberger Venezuela"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Schlumberger full-time

    Pros

    Oil & Gas experience for your resume

    Cons

    Bad management, favoritisim, no schedules guanrantee, no career plan provided by the company because of management, bad logistic, no food provided, bad camp condition


  7. "Reservoir engineer"

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

    I have been working at Schlumberger full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great training on job, improved skills

    Cons

    No over time pay, work family life balance

    Advice to Management

    More competitive salary

  8. "Lack of Appreciation"

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

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

    Pros

    Continuous Training, Develop your skills

    Cons

    Easily to terminate your contract once the activity dropped


  9. "A company that is too focused internally rather than on customers"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Calgary, AB
    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Calgary, AB
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Smart, dedicated people. A great place to learn the ins and outs of running a business. Given a high degree of responsibility from day one.

    Cons

    Highly political even at mid-level management, and it just gets worse the higher you go. Very internally focused on process. Excel remains the primary business system for forecasting.

    Advice to Management

    Regain an entrepreneurial spirit and put the focus back on customers. Size can be an advantage, but it can also be your worst enemy.


  10. "Good company"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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


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