Careers in Schlumberger

Schlumberger Ltd. is a leading oilfield services company founded in 1926. It was established by two brothers; Conrad and Marcel Schlumberger in Paris. At present, the company has main executive offices at: Paris, Texas, The Hague and London. It is one of the top global providers of technology for reservoir characterization, drilling, processing and production in energy industry. Schlumberger offers products and services in more than 120 countries.
From mid-20th century, Schlumberger carried out high profile acquisitions to incorporate digitisation and technology advancements. Today, it owns Cameron, Smith Bits, WesternGeco, OneSubsea, and some other major contributors of energy sector. In year 2004, Schlumberger was awarded world's biggest 4D seismic project by Brazilian state-run firm Petrobras.
Currently, Schlumberger employs almost 100,000 people of more than 140 nationalities. The company has offices in 170+ locations worldwide. In India, Schlumberger has its principal offices at Delhi and Mumbai.
Opportunities at Schlumberger
Schlumberger provides a vast range of career opportunities in different fields of work. In its diverse, dynamic and fast-paced work environment, employees are able to realise their full potential. In 2017, Schlumberger was named as the ‘Top Rated Company for Diversity’ by Comparably. Besides, the company extends structured career development programs for training and mentoring of employees. Rigzone's Ideal Employer Survey featured Schlumberger among the ‘Top Oil and Gas Companies to Work For’ in 2018 and 2019.
Schlumberger hires under three main categories:
  • Early Careers
  • Experienced Roles
  • Former Military
While ‘Early Careers’ are meant for graduates, the other two categories are open for graduate as well as non-graduate experienced professionals. Graduates can look for the following key areas of Schlumberger recruitment:
  • Operations
  • This is the area for people who are open to complex and ever-changing technological advances. Here, the field/maintenance engineers/specialists/analysts contribute to the evolving methods of exploration and production (E&P).
  • Technology Development
  • Technology Development group is a multidisciplinary team comprising of experts in digital technology, hardware engineering, manufacturing, research, and development.
  • Geoscience and Petrotechnical
  • This team forms the core department of Schlumberger. Here, the experts in geology, geophysics, and petrophysics thrive to optimize production and increase reserves. After a three-year program, employees get to their position of expertise.
  • Commercial and Business
This group deals with the sales, finance, human resource, IT, supply chain and similar aspects of business management.
In addition, Schlumberger has a provision for internships in all the above-listed areas of work. The company recruits in 85 countries across the world.
Schlumberger equips employees with a number of benefits encompassing healthcare, retirement, performance incentives, relocation support, insurance and other market-driven compensation plans.
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