Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) is the world’s leading oilfield services company supplying technology, information solutions and integrated project management that optimize reservoir performance for customers working in the oil and gas industry.
Knowledge, technical innovation and teamwork are at the centre of who we are. For more than 80 years, we have focused on leveraging these assets to deliver solutions that improve customer performance.
Today, our real-time technology services and solutions enable customers to translate acquired data into useful information, then transform this information into knowledge for improved decision making-anytime, anywhere. Harnessing information technology in this way offers enormous opportunities to enhance efficiency and productivity. This is a quantum leap from providing traditional ‘just-in-case’ information to delivering ‘just-in-time’ knowledge that meets the changing needs of our customers.
Reflecting our belief that diversity spurs creativity, collaboration, and understanding of customers’ needs, we employ over 110,000 people of more than 140 nationalities working in approximately 80 countries. Our employees are committed to working with our customers to create the highest level of added value. Knowledge communities and special interest groups with our organisation enable teamwork and knowledge sharing unencumbered by geographic boundaries.
With 25 research and engineering facilities worldwide, we place strong emphasis on developing innovative technology that adds value for our customers. In 2010, we invested $919 million in R&D.