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Become a Schlumberger Supplier

What is expected to become a Schlumberger supplier

Get to know our Guiding Principles

An effective and efficient supply chain is essential to the success of Schlumberger. This is achieved through the rigorous use of systematic and integrated processes to select, develop and manage our supplier base. We work with our suppliers in a socially responsible and ethical manner and continuously seek to improve the way in which business is conducted. Our focus is to procure products and services when required, with no defects, at the lowest total cost of ownership and in line with our Guiding Principles.

In addition, sustainability is not only expected by our global society, it is fundamental to business success and future independence. We have more details in our specific Sustainable Supply Chain section.

Follow Schlumberger terms and conditions

All Schlumberger purchases of products or services are subject to Schlumberger terms and conditions for purchase orders. The supplier’s acceptance of a purchase order indicates acceptance of all Terms and Conditions such as price, currency, and shipping date as stated on the purchase order. 

Comply with applicable laws and regulations

Schlumberger requires Suppliers to fully comply with all applicable laws and regulations, including but not limited to, the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and the UK 2010 Bribery Act. As part of the requirements for doing business with Schlumberger, supplier compliance assessments may be performed. These requirements will be communicated to Suppliers as part of the onboarding process as applicable.

Comply with Schlumberger business ethics policy

Any supplier doing business or entering into a contract with Schlumberger agrees and represents that they shall promote and strictly abide by the Schlumberger Code of Conduct. Any supplier doing business or entering into a contract with Schlumberger has the obligation to inform Schlumberger of any act (or omission) of Schlumberger’s employees that is not in compliance with the foregoing. Reports shall be submitted by calling +(1) 888 884-8849 or using the website.

Business ethics - anti-corruption principles

Suppliers, their employees and their subcontractors must never, either directly or indirectly:

  • Give, pay or receive any kind of bribe, or anything of value, promise to pay, authorize the payment of, or offer any inducement in any form to any employee or representative of Schlumberger, nor to any third party, including any official of any government agency or body and employees of Schlumberger’s clients, to secure any advantage or benefit in relation Schlumberger’s business, nor influence the act or omission of any of the aforesaid persons in order to obtain or retain business, or obtain any improper advantage or benefit;
  • Obtain or maintain business through illegal conduct or practices of unfair competition.

“Facilitation Payments” (grease payments made to speed up routine, non-discretionary government action) are prohibited.

Business gifts and conflicts of interest

Employees engaged in procurement, logistics and/or supplier management roles are not permitted to:

  • disclose data or information obtained, learned or utilized in furtherance of their duties or experiences as a Schlumberger employee.
  • utilize a personal account to obtain or accumulate reward, loyalty, frequent flier/guest or other similar “points” or “credits” attributable to purchases or bookings made in furtherance of Schlumberger business.
  • engage in any activities that could be interpreted as marketing, advertising or advocating one potential supplier over another.
  • attend any entertainment, social or other events hosted or paid for by anyone directly or indirectly participating in an open, on-going or pending tender or bidding exercise.
  • accept any gift or entertainment from any person, company or entity currently engaged in, or seeking to do business with Schlumberger that (i) is recurrent, (ii) is intended as a bribe, kickback, payoff, irregular payment, or creates the appearance of such, or that otherwise may raise any potential embarrassment or conflicts of interest, or (iv) that exceeds nominal value

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