Schlumberger is the world’s leading supplier of technology, integrated project management and information solutions to customers working in the oil and gas industry worldwide. Employing approximately 126,000 people representing over 140 nationalities and working in more than 85 countries, Schlumberger provides the industry’s widest range of products and services from exploration through to production.
Schlumberger Gould Research focuses on drilling, chemistry, fluid and geomechanics. Each domain combines three strands of research: theoretical, experimental, and computational simulation. Research teams are multidisciplinary, embracing physics, chemistry, materials science, mathematics, statistics, earth sciences, solid and fluid mechanics, computer science, signal processing, and instrumentation.
The chemistry department specializes in analytical chemistry, synthetic chemistry, surface science, and physical chemistry. By focusing on chemical reaction engineering as well as the development of new chemical measurements and interpretation techniques, the chemistry department aims to understand and exploit the chemical means of measuring, optimizing, and controlling reservoir and wellbore processes.