Reports on Payments to Governments for the year ended 31 December 2018 | SLB

Reports on Payments to Governments for the year ended 31 December 2018

Published: 03/01/2019

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Schlumberger Limited is providing the following disclosure pursuant to DTR 4.3A of the UK Financial Conduct Authority’s Disclosure Rules and Transparency Rules, which requires disclosures of certain payments made by Schlumberger Limited and its consolidated subsidiaries (together, the “Company”) to governments for the year ended December 31, 2018 relating to “extractive industries” as defined by, and required under, the Reports on Payments to Governments Regulations 2014 (SI 2014/3209) (as amended, the “UK Regulations”). The following schedules disclose the payments made by the Company in 2018 to governments in Bolivia, Georgia, Morocco, the United Kingdom and the United States in connection with Schlumberger’s extractive activities under the UK Regulations, including its operation of sand and barite mines.

Payments are disclosed in US Dollars. Where a payment or a series of related payments is less than the equivalent of £86,000 (USD $110,960)1 such payments have been excluded (in line with the UK Regulations). Payments made in currencies other than United States Dollars are converted based on the foreign exchange rate at the relevant annual average rate.

Taxes exclude taxes levied on consumption such as value added taxes, personal income taxes or sales taxes.

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