Guiding Principles | Schlumberger
Guiding Principles

Schlumberger is committed to providing technologies and services that enhance and optimize our customers' performance while making the most of our unique assets. To that end, we look to three long-established values that guide the decisions we make as we pursue our ambitions:

  • Our people thrive on the challenge to excel in any environment, and their dedication to safety and customer service worldwide is our greatest strength.
  • Our commitment to technology and quality is the basis for our competitive advantage.
  • Our determination to produce superior profits is the cornerstone for our future independence of action and growth.

Our commitment to stakeholders

Schlumberger strives to maintain and grow the trust and confidence of our customers and shareholders as well as all others affected by our operations. When we clearly behave in an ethical manner, we enhance our reputation as a partner, employer, and community member.


Developing a unique approach to sustainability and committing to social and environmental responsibility.

Diversity & Inclusion

Gaining top performers from the full depth of the talent pool and addressing the evolving needs of a global workforce.

Research & Engineering

Consistently investing time and money on R&E as a long-term strategy to support and grow our technical leadership.


Adopting progressive guidelines for fair and consistent assessment of individual actions.

Our Code of Conduct

Assisting employees in understanding and applying Schlumberger expectations in terms of corporate purpose, ambitions, values, and mindset.

Approach to Tax

Covering compliance, governance, risk management, and reporting as embodied in our policies and principles.

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