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Merry Christmas From Baker Hughes!

We at Baker Hughes would like to thank Schlumberger for the best Christmas gift of all. Your decision to move the Ponca plant has made us the unmistakable number one bit manufacturer in the world! Thank you for eliminating our competition. We hope... read more

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas and happy holidays season to all my Christian,Muslim, Jewish, Hindu,Budhist, free thinkers, infidel, g--s, le---an,black,white,Asian,... But not to the jack a-- who fires people for personal gain.

Q4 2017

The year 2017 is coming to an end soon. How was Q4 2017? Will SLB survive in 2018? Will PK still be the CEO with his greedy friends?

Belfast info

I heard that international staff will be offered transfers, all local staff will be offered severance package with few exceptions. Few of the local staff in management positions will also be offered some limited relocation and some key personnel that... read more

2017 Service Company of the year

According to the Petroleum Economist Magazine - Schlumberger are service company of the year. Clearly the selection criteria included the employee input, engagement and motivation, direction and investment in people. Or was SLB the best of the rest?

Why SLB still transfer people around

Don’t understand why they transfer them? They don’t have substantial skills, they can’t speak English well, it’s costly to move or keep them, just think of renting, travel, private school, it’s almost equal to one salary. Don’t understand why SLB nam... read more

Ponca city

I hear they need some machines tore up in Houston or some jib cranes tore out of cement. Cell 5 scrap king is on his way. Lol

Transformation is just another buzz-word

The "transformation" is just another buzz-word. Every big company uses the same. It was originally sold by SAP and business consulting companies (Andsersen & co.) as a way to get rid of the "paper" by exploiting digital/online business systems. Kudos... read more

MI and other segments

Questions for coworkers from other segments: Are you being destroyed like us at MI by the SLB group Managment structure , allocations and Halliburton? The new drilling group structure will damage us greatly especially when you consider that we were... read more

XMAS Gifts are ready for Employees

https://seekingalpha.com/news/3312590-schlumberger-says-ecuador-fails-make-agreed-350m-debt-payment Schlumberger says Ecuador fails to make agreed $350M debt payment Nov. 15, 2017 2:33 PM ET|About: Schlumberger Limited (SLB)|By: Carl Surran, SA News... read more

Onesubsea

Does anyone know if thee is there any truth that Onesubsea has lost the Mad Dog 2 Contract for supplying trees?????

Transformation was a failure

One of the purposes of the transformation was supposedly to help employees focus on their actual job and avoid distractions caused by the various business processes. In that respect it has been an obvious failure, precisely because of the spotlights... read more

still too top heavy

how are we still so top heavy, even after the latest layoffs? has anybody seen a more useless restructuring when it comes to solving the real issue? instead of helping solve the problem it was supposed to solve, the whole restructuring shuffled... read more

How low can NYSE:SLB go?

We thought Jan 2016 was the lowest point for Schlumberger stock during this downturn that started in Jun 2014. We thought we have now hit the bottom and only way is up. We thought that sitting on coiled spring would only mean growth. However Nov 2017... read more

Anybody actually likes working here?

Being kind of new to Schlumberger, I was wondering if there is anybody who actually likes working here? I've learned people really hate this place. I can't tell you how many called me crazy for accepting this job, which, to be honest, is not fun. A... read more

Rumors on Ecuador debt deal about to fall apart

The Ecuadorians are going to stop paying back the multi billion debt owed to Schlumberger for production manager services. Should we be surprised ? Why the heck did we take on all their business when the risk was huge they would never pay us ?... read more

How many managers do you report to?

I'm just curious, how many managers do you report to? I'm relatively new to SLB, so maybe it's that I'm not yet used to it, but boy this's ridiculous. There're direct managers, functional managers, even other managers, all of who then have their own... read more

SLB IT is going south...

IT department is not as good as before, these CAM managers/leads have no idea what to do. they promote whoever they want mainly cause they are friends and white. one is always drunk and cam HR wont do anything. lots of back stabbing!

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Cameron BSO let go in Houston? *80% cut)

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