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About Schlumberger Oilfield UK PLC

Schlumberger are looking for exceptional graduates in engineering and applied sciences who are looking for responsibility and ready to embark on a journey of continuous training and development.

Company description

Schlumberger is the world's leading oilfield services provider, trusted to deliver superior results and improved exploration & production performance for oil and gas companies around the world. We employ over 120,000 people working in 85 countries. Knowledge, technical innovation and teamwork are at the centre of who we are.

Technology innovation

With 65 research, engineering and manufacturing centres worldwide, we place strong emphasis on developing innovative technology that adds value for our customers. We invest more than $1 billion each year into R&D.

Vacant positions

We offer three distinct career paths:

  • Field Engineering. The front line of our industry. You will work directly with the client and provide services and data from some of the world's toughest environments. You will enter an intense training program in preparation for this challenge. Required: Bachelors or Masters degree in engineering or applied science and a sense of adventure!
  • Research, Development & Manufacturing. It’s your chance to share ideas, win patents, and make a real impact. You’ll help develop the technologies that make everything we do possible. Required: Masters or Doctorate degree in engineering, computer science or applied sciences.
  • Petrotechnical. It’s where your expertise can help shape the future of energy. You’ll work closely with clients to provide the expertise that makes a difference. Required: Bachelors, Masters, or Doctorate degree in petroleum engineering, geosciences, or computer science.

Career development/progression

As long as you have the passion for knowledge, you will find constant support from Schlumberger. You will start off with two weeks training on the petroleum industry, the company, and the health and safety codes. Over the next three years, you will attend training courses around the world to improve your knowledge of the technology and of the business.

But training is not something that only happens in the first couple of years after you join, but continues throughout your career. It is a process of ongoing learning. Imagine your future in four dimensions: over time, you have the flexibility to move between functions, technologies, and geographies. As your career progresses, we provide you with the training needed to continuously develop your skills to help you pursue further opportunities within Schlumberger. We promote from within based on merit, and, depending on your drive and performance, you can succeed quickly.


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    The facts

    Organisation's locations: 
    Worldwide, 80 countries
    Number of graduate vacancies per year overall: 
    150 from UK Universities, 5000 worldwide

    The UK 300 rank

    135 out of 300

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