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Geologist (Oil & Gas)

Schlumberger Youngsville, LA

and Duties:- After starting new in the company, the geologist works with local mentor to fully understand the different aspects of the job, such… Ivy Exec

30+ days ago

Research Scientist - Structural Geology

Schlumberger Cambridge, MA

Understand fundamental structural geology principals of stress, strain, and deformation mechanisms from the grain to reservoir scale.Understand… Ivy Exec

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Research Scientist, Applied Mathematician

Schlumberger Dhahran, NA

The Research Scientist, Applied Mathematician is responsible for systems analysis, modeling, simulation, inversion, statistical analysis, data… Ivy Exec

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Senior Geochemist

Schlumberger North /A, NA +5 locations

Coordinate, plan, supervise, and perform detailed investigations for hydrogeochemical sites.Undertake field visits to collect site samples.Interpret… Ivy Exec

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Schlumberger North /A, NA

Condition well data for seismic data processing and for integration within projects.Apply geophysical interpretation for prospect development or as… Ivy Exec

30+ days ago

Post-Doctoral / Research Scientist

Schlumberger Cambridge, MA

Understand the fundamental electromagnetic measurement physics and well logging and reservoir characterization applications.Develop and implement… Ivy Exec

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Business Consulting - Management Consultant

Schlumberger North /A, NA

Develop new technologies focused on acquisition, processing, modeling, and inversion of active and passive seismic data.Qualifications:PhD in… Ivy Exec

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Schlumberger North /A, NA

Support drilling operations through real-time geomechanics and wellbore stability studies for drilled wells.Apply geomechanics models to optimize… Ivy Exec

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Research Scientist - NMR

Schlumberger Dhahran, NA

The Research Scientist, NMR Specialist measures geological core samples to determine critical pore and fluid properties. The candidate will work on… Ivy Exec

30+ days ago

Research Geophysicist

Schlumberger North /A, NA +2 locations

Develop, improve and implement noise attenuation methods and signal enhancement methods for seismic data.Prototype methods and techniques and… Ivy Exec

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    Great package, poor communication and little regular time off. Good for the very ambitious, career focused person!

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    Former Employee - MWD Field Engineer in Aberdeen, Scotland
    Former Employee - MWD Field Engineer in Aberdeen, Scotland

    I worked at Schlumberger full-time (more than an year)


    I worked in the north sea sector for 18 months as an MWD engineer.
    SLB is pretty meritocratic, so if you want to do well, you can.
    Payment is pretty good - at the time I left, the package was worth between 65-75k a year after only 18 months.
    Huge opportunities to travel, loads of genuine early responsibility and client interaction.
    Even if you don't stay long, it'll stand you in good stead for the rest of your career.


    Limited and unpredictable time off - this is why I left in the end, as sustaining a relationship on the continent became quite difficult without knowing when I would next have time off.
    A lot depends on your line manager (Field Service Manager), as they mostly assign you jobs and are responsible for overseeing your career progression.
    The logistics are by the nature of the work, unpredictable and you're being payed a premium to be on call and available... Therefore it often feels like you're being taken advantage of and working every hour,- but that's what you're being paid for... I found it OK for a while, but didn't want to sacrifice my life for the corporation, so left.
    I always maintained great working relationships with my clients, who were always 100% satisfied with my work. Unfortunately this didn't get back to my FSM, so his impression of me was far less good. In retrospect, I should have spoken to him more and explained what I had been doing.
    When starting, I was given less than 48 hours notice that my start date had been delayed by a month.

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    Engineers are great at operating tools, but less good at operating people... My FSM had limited time to guide me, which I found frustrating.
    Predictable time off was an issue for me, along with the inability of the company to be a bit more flexible, when I suggested going part time.

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