Schlumberger or Halliburton

Hello everybody!

I just want to hear your thoughts about Schlumberger and Halliburton. Both companies dominated almost all the oil producing contries in the world and I want to know which company is better to work with considering the decrease in demand of oil in North America.

Thank You!

Comments

Booo

isn't Haliburton a type of fish?

bral1960

Schlumberger is exploration Company while Halliburton is Construction.
Angelo

Harry99

What do you mean "decrease in demand of oil n North America"..

I used to work for Haliburton... Had a great time..

alexandria1008

I believed both companies are engaged in exploration and other oifield services. Halliburton used to have KBR (construction segment), as of now they are into drilling, etc.

Harry99..how is like working with Hal? Is it a career wise to be there rather than SLB?

Harry99

I had a great tme.. We were looked after well and there were oppounities to ove into other areas of the company..

Stacey London

I worked for Halliburton as well, back in the days when Dick Cheney was the CEO. The company is inherently evil at the core, but fun was had by all. I agree with Harry99 that they look after you quite well and there is lots of room for growth, especially laterally. I especially enjoyed surfing the coporate Intranet for internal job postings.

dweller

worked for Hali's in Qatar for a number of years and now works for them in Aberdeen.
They can be a pain on grades and inequitable salaries but she is still with them.
Stacy hit the nail on the head with the evil at the core bit. I believe Cheney still takes money out of the pot

oabazeed

SLB is blue, and HAL is red,

and blue is better than red for sure, :))

:D

oabazeed

Alexandira, I worked for SLB for more than 4 years, I can give you full information about it, and HAL as well, but need to go now, will be back to write something for you.

TC
:D

fareeda

please Oabazeed, can you tell me about SLB. I want to know about the grades and salary.

oabazeed

Fareeda,

Send me a PM with all your concerns and questions, and I will try my best to answer them.

TC

louet

too many people from schlumberger in qatar

would go with halliburton/ smith/ wood group

fareeda

Thank you very much, Oabazeed, Just PMed you

anonymous

You can't go wron with any of them, but I don't agree with how you describe them. They are huge, but they are not dominating their fields. It also depends wher you want to work. I would suggest you try to get North Sea Experience, after that you are ready for anything.

baldrick2dogs

I'd take a Slumberland ned anytime. Hic

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"If it ain't broke, don't fix it."

maaverix

The Grass is always Green on the other side....

dragonfly212

Both are good company.

Everybody is right everybody is wrong, it depend where you stand

godisgood

WHERE CAN I submit my CV? need job badly//
good day

apanama

Both companies make more than 20 Billion profits last year. Once you get to join them, you are secured.

"No matter what they say, the boss is always right".

monymoe

there are a lot more oil companies that you can try to go after; weatherford, baker hughes, exxonmobil, occidental...why limit yourself to just these two?

crazy_khan

HI Oabazeed,

Im looking for HR job could you please gv me an ideato submit cv to SLB
Thanks

chaouach

I have an interview today in shlemberger, I hope i will succeed

AlphaQ

Dear all both schlumberger/Halliburton are not oil companies instead they used to provide services to oil companies.

I used to work for schlumberger and would highly recommend that to any one specially if you are an engineer. Slb is one of the best companies in respect of developing/training their staff. Flip side is they are not very competitive with oil companies when it comes to your pay check.

julpax

how can I apply to schlumberger? I tried online seems useless. how about sending a fax,email? you know their address?

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