As a consequence of the WesternGeco seismic restructuring, Schlumberger recorded $1,1 billion in pre-tax charges in the fourth quarter 2017. It was $489 million at the end of the third quarter of 2017.

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As a consequence of the WesternGeco seismic restructuring, Schlumberger recorded $1,1 billion in pre-tax charges in the fourth quarter 2017.

It was $489 million at the end of the third quarter of 2017. Subsribe to our newsletter and stay on the loop of what is happening in the petroleum industry and events near you.

Schlumberger Chairman and CEO Paul Kibsgaard said: ”With the significant changes seen in customer priorities and buying habits in recent years, we have also continued to evaluate the present and future return prospects for all of our product lines, as we look to maximize all aspects of the Company’s long-term financial performance.”, “Based on this in-depth analysis, the only product line that does not meet our return expectations going forward, even factoring in an eventual market recovery, is our seismic acquisition business.”, “We have therefore taken the difficult decision to exit the marine and land seismic acquisition market, and instead turn our WesternGeco product line into an asset-light business, built on our leading position within multiclient, data processing, and geophysical interpretation services.”.